Applications are invited from university researchers and small companies working in applied research in the chemical, life and materials sciences for a chance to turn their research into commercial success. The prize consists of ongoing mentoring and support from multinational companies, up to £10,000 cash prize and more. We are proud to announce the first mentor companies Procter and Gamble, GlaxoSmithKline and Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute. More joining soon.
The applicants can be individuals or teams and they must submit an brief online application to the Royal Society of Chemistry. The entries will be judged by an independent panel of science and business experts and the shortlisted applications will be invited for the second round of the competition. Each team will pitch to a specialist panel at a public event and up to 5 teams will be crowned as winners. But everyone is a winner! The finalists will be able to access one to one FREE advice from business and finance specialists.
First round closes on 1 March 2014
Second round takes place on 25 June 2014, London
Visit www.rsc.li/emerging-technologies for full set of information.