CONFERENCE PRIZE FOR THE BEST INNOVATIONS IN 2017
At the conference, a special prize for innovations from public research organizations will be awarded. The emphasis of the competition is on presentation of business propositions in front of the evaluation commission, which is constituted of investors and technology commercialization experts. The commission members will evaluate the commercial potential of the presented innovative technologies and will award the technology with the highest commercial potential a monetary prize in the amount of 2500 EUR.
Members of the Evaluation Commission are being selected from the regional venture capital companies and technology transfer experts. This year’s commission members are (in alphabetical order):
Every application will be assessed by the members of the commission on the basis of predetermined assessment criteria(*):
(*) Source: Jon Wulff Petersen, TTO A/S, Denmark
Evaluation of the project will be done in two parts: evaluation of the written application and evaluation of the presentation at the conference workshop.
PREPARATORY WORKSHOPS ON PITCHING
The first preparatory workshop was organized on 23 August 2017, at the Jožef Stefan Institute.
Also the second preparatory workshop was organised at the Jožef Stefan Institute on 27 September 2017. A special guest was Mr. Aleš Klinar (Gigodesign), an expert from the field of Design thinking.
The third preparatory workshop will be organised on 10 October 2017 at 2pm at the Jožef Stefan Institute.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: