Universities, nonprofits, and research centres take part in a competition for prizes by sharing their latest findings and innovative products with industry innovators and other photonics visionaries. The organisations receive visbility for their research and free exhibition space.
Applications are due 15 January; see details below.
Winners announced Wednesday 5 April 2022 at the Innovation Village and will be followed by a reception
Innovative researchers can apply for a complimentary “mini booth” in the Photonics Europe Innovation Village—a special, high-traffic section of the Photonics Europe Exhibition. The selected researchers will be located together with other product developers and present their innovations to a team of industry leaders for a chance to win prizes.
Who can apply
Rules and conditions
The Innovation Village Selection Committee will grant awards for the best technological innovation among the participants in the Innovation Village.
The committee will include:
Award categories (1 winner, 2 runner-ups in each category):
Winners will receive an award of €1500. The first and second runner-up will win each €500.
The announcement of the winners in each category will take place at the Innovation Village on Wednesday, 5 April 2022. This announcement will be accompanied by a reception for the participants of the Innovation Village.
How to apply
Submit an application of no more than three pages that includes:
Jesse Schiffler, email@example.com by 15 January 2022
The organizing partner will review all applications, after which they will select and invite teams. You will be notified regarding your invitation within 2 weeks after the submission of your application.