Prémio INOVA+ vai distinguir projetos de Excelência Científica
Applications for the INOVA+ Award, which aims to award innovative projects in scientific and business contexts, open today.
To mark its 25th anniversary, INOVA+ will award 30,000 euros in cash prizes and services to ideas, solutions and technologies of scientific excellence, as well as projects of business excellence, capable of responding to the main European priorities in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Sustainability of natural resources and ecosystems and Digital solutions for resilient cities.
Divided into two categories, the INOVA+ Award for Scientific Excellence will honour the best projects in three areas (ideas, solutions, technologies) with application and impact on industry, capable of leveraging the positioning and national participation in the European Framework Program in force; the INOVA+ Business Excellence Award will reward the best R&D and Innovation business projects, under way or already completed, with potential for international scale-up and targeting to Horizon Europe topics.
Applications are open from today, March 30th, and will run until June 30th, 2022, being subsequently evaluated by a panel comprising of Goreti Sales, Associate Professor at FCTUC, Lillian Barros, Researcher at CIMO-IPB, Fernando Lobo Pereira, Full Professor at FEUP, Verónica Orvalho, Founder and CEO of DIDIMO and Eurico Neves, Chairman of INOVA+.
This initiative has the high patronage of His Excellency, the President of the Republic, and has as partners (besides the CCISP) the National Innovation Agency (ANI), the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities (CRUP) and the Portuguese Industrial Association (AIP).
Further information at https://inova.business/