Nanochallenge and Polymerchallenge 2012

Nanochallenge and Polymerchallenge 2012 is an international business plan competition, aimed at identifying and supporting the best, most innovative nanotechnology and polymers startups around the world. It could be an interesting opportunity for a growing startup or for creating a new one.

Anybody with an innovative idea in nanotechnology and polymers can compete.

After the selection of the best business proposals, an International Jury will choose the finalists during the Selection Event, in Padova (Italy), on October 30-31, 2012.

How much is the Award?

  • 300.000 Euro for the best project in nanotechnology;
  • 300.000 Euro for the best project in polymer-based materials.

For all the shortlisted startups there is the opportunity to take part in a unique end-to-end program that will include the following additional benefits:

  • The winners will have the unique chance to use the equipment, tools and labs of Veneto Nanotech and IMAST;
  • Access to an International Investor Roadshow covering European and worldwide locations such as London, Frankfurt, Paris, New York, San Francisco;
  • Widespread media coverage;
  • Mentoring services and dedicated support / training services offered by Silicon Valley investors Maverick Angels;
  • Access to a wide network of partners (business incubators, software corporations, science parks, business coaches) providing key services and resources.

The competition is free and entries can be submitted by registering on the challenge website: www.nanochallenge.com
The deadline for submissions is July 19, 2012.

To receive any further information on Nanochallenge and Polymerchallenge 2012 write to: info@nanochallenge.com

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