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Swiss Techonology Award 2019

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Swiss Technology Award

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.

This prize is the most important distinction for innovation and technology transfer in Switzerland. The Swiss Technology Award was taken over from the Swiss Economic Forum AG in 2008 and will

be presented for the 31st time at the Swiss Innovation Forum 2019.

Eligibility

WHO CAN APPLY?

• 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

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

 

To participate, must be satisfied the following requirements:

 

• The innovation was developed in Switzerland or further developed 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.

Application Procedure

ONLINE APPLICATION

By 23 August 2019

Registration on our online platform.

 

 

Application Deadline
Friday 23 August 2019
Timetable

PRELIMINARY JURY

11 September 2019

Detailed examination of the submitted

dossiers and nomination of

the three finalists in each category.

 

MAIN JURY

30 October 2019

The finalists give their presentations

in front of the main jury in Zurich.

 

AWARD CEREMONY

21 November 2019

All the finalists are given the opportunity

to present their innovation in a pitch at

the Swiss Innovation Forum in front of a

top-class audience of more than

1,000 participants. The winners of the

individual categories are then selected

immediately afterwards.

Contacts/For more information

INFORMATION AND CONTACT

Further information can be found on our website. For questions about the application process or the registration platform, please contact:

Phone: 033 334 23 24 or award [at] swiss-innovation.com