The European Commission is launching today two Horizon Prizes to reward innovators who find groundbreaking solutions in digital technologies. Two prizes of €500,000 are on offer for breaking the opt
Two prizes of €500,000 are on offer for breaking the optical transmission barriers and collaborative spectrum sharing, through the EU’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
The aim is to develop and demonstrate solutions to societal or technological challenges that have not yet been met. Contestants including innovators, SMEs and non-profit organisations acting alone or together with other entities, can formally register for the competition starting from May 2015. The deadlines for submissions are 17 December 2015 for Collaborative spectrum sharing prize and 15 March 2016 for Breaking the optical transmission barriers prize.