iProduce Open Competition #1

iProduce

The Solutions and services for the prosumer competition are organized by the iPRODUCE project. The competition aims to foster stakeholder engagement by allowing for creative ideas and innovative solutions to be explored and implemented within the framework of the iPRODUCE project following the principles of co-design and co-development.

What is the competition?

The competition aims to foster stakeholder engagement by allowing for creative ideas and innovative solutions to be explored and implemented within the framework of the iPRODUCE project following the principles of co-design and co-development. Participants are invited to submit their entries – in the form of ideas for products, services, or similar – to one or more of the proposed competition challenges. The competition welcomes all ideas to the proposed challenges, particularly those in a concept phase or early stage prototyping and looking for design and functionality improvements. The competition aims to support winners in the collaborative design and development of new and early-stage solutions to any of the proposed themes, helping these reach further stages of prototype development and implementation. Please consult the competition guidelines and rules for detailed information.

Who can participate?

The competition is open to any legal entity (or natural persons) or group of legal entities (up to three entities per submission) established in the EU Member States or Associated countries to Horizon 2020. Natural persons must be at least 18 years old. Submissions from all sources, sectors, and all types of organizations (including for-profit, not-for-profit, or private companies) are welcome. Submissions that involve several organizations (up to three) and/or from various eligible countries are possible.

What are the prizes?

Prizes will be awarded to the top (three) 3 ranked entries that best address the competition’s evaluation criteria for their idea: concept, impact, link to iPRODUCE, and motivation. Each winner will receive €1.500 to be used for costs specific to the implementation of their submitted idea/ solution and 10 hours of mentoring and support. These include travel arrangements and the acquisition of materials to develop the idea/ solution. Specific conditions apply, please consult the Guidelines and Rules. Join the competition and submit your entry from 5 May 2021 to 30 June 2021 (17:00 CEST). Apply by the 30th of June 2021! Good luck! Info and submission ? https://lnkd.in/ddKMJ65