Who can apply?
Individuals, teams of researchers, high-tech professionals,
engineers from universities, scientific institutes, and high-tech
companies from the EMEA region are eligible to
We are looking for applicants (teams and individuals) with strong scientific and technical background and with demonstrated ability to ideate and design a high-quality project in one of the directions of the program. The desired background of the applicants is in (but not limited to): Chemistry, Material Science, Biology, Engineering, Innovation and Technology Management, Physics, Mathematics, etc. Scientific degrees and experience in doing research projects will be an asset.
The challenge will be
implemented in two stages
After the Online Applications are close, 30 project ideas will be selected to proceed to the 1st stage: During the 1st stage, the applicants will closely work with a multidisciplinary team of experts to elaborate on ideas and adapt for specific applications. Shortlisted feasible ideas will be prepared to be presented to PMI Science experts.
Following the results of the 1st stage, 10 selected ideas will proceed to the 2nd stage: During this period, a detailed project plan will be developed and teams will start working on the proof of concept and prototype development.
After completion of this stage, additional funding and investment opportunities could arise for the projects deemed of interest by PMI Science.
How to apply?
Interested teams/companies should fill in the
Online Application Form. The form includes a field where you'll have to share a google
drive / dropbox link with the following files:
1) Project Concept (View Annex 1 guidelines)
2) CVs of team members All documents in the application package should be submitted in English.
The deadline for submission of applications is 14th of October, 2022.