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Swiss Technology Award

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Swiss Innovation Forum

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Description

Innovations are a key driver of the Swiss economy. They ensure our prosperity. The presentation of the Swiss Technology Award supports and promotes this culture of innovation. Each year, outstanding technology-based innovations and developments from start-ups, universities and technical institutions as well as established businesses are awarded prizes in three categories. 

Prizes/Offer

-Participation at an international trade fair

-Video showcasing their company and innovation

-Elevator pitch at the Swiss Innovation Forum in front of 1,000 decision-makers from business, politics, science and the media

-Invitation to the exclusive Minds event the evening before

-Extensive media exposure

-Marketing support

-Eased access to the SEF4KMU growth initiative

Eligibility

-Innovative entrepreneurs

-Innovative projects from research institutions

-Business and industry start-ups

-University and college projects

-Established companies with innovative, technology-based developments

Terms & Conditions

To participate the following requirements must be satisfied:

-The innovation was developed in Switzerland or followed up by a company/institution based in Switzerland.

-The innovation can be judged to be particularly innovative and unique in terms of its technological and economic application and its potential in the marketplace.

-The innovation makes an important contribution to meeting industrial and social needs. The jury looks forward to seeing numerous innovations from a diverse range of sectors. For more information: http://media.wix.com/ugd/b6ad18_abe9c4fd57b844fd89b84259c394b60e.pdf

Application Procedure

Seize the opportunity and apply now online for Switzerland's leading technology award. www.swiss-technology-award.com

Application Deadline
Friday 25 August 2017
Call status
Expired
Timetable

By 25 August 2017: Online application

Registration on our online platform.

Followed by: Initial evaluation of applications

Experts evaluate all applications based on a list of criteria and de ne the dossiers for the preliminary jury session.

13 September 2017: Preliminary adjudication

Examination of the submitted dossiers in detail and nomination of the three finalists in each category.

30 October 2017: Main adjudication

The finalists give their presentations before the main jury in Zurich.

16 November 2017: Award ceremony

All the nalists are given the opportunity to present
their innovation in a pitch at the Swiss Innovation Forum in front of a high-calibre audience of more than 1,000 participants. The winners of the individual categories are then selected immediately afterwards.

Contacts/For more information

Phone: 033 334 23 24

 E-mail: award [at] swiss-innovation.com  

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