Royal Society of Chemistry has announced its annual initiative for early-stage Companies and Academic Entrepreneurs who want to commercialise their technologies to make a global impact, The Emerging Technologies Competition.
Entrepreneurs who are developing technologies that have a strong chemistry component and fall within one of the following categories can apply
• Health • Food & Drink • Energy & Environment • Enabling Technologies
From the application round, 24 finalists will be selected to present their technologies to a panel of judges. These judges will then choose 4 winners (1 per category).
• Receive a cash prize of £ 20,000 (per competition category) • Be assigned a Royal Society of Chemistry mentor who will provide ongoing support for one year • Through discussion with their mentor, winners can be provided an additional £ 20,000 business acceleration grant (for one year) • Gain wider support and advice from our competition partners and judges, during the final
11 May 2020 Applications open
12 July 2020 Applications close
August 2020 Finalists announced
28 September 2020 Finalists present their technology
For more details Checkout their Official Website