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Innovation Prize 2017

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For the 9th consecutive year, Universal Biotech is launching a call for the Innovation Prize.

The 3 most innovative projects will be awarded with a grant and a year of consulting services offered by Universal Biotech, with a combined value of €30 000.

The Innovation Prize is an international event. Participants must be:

  • Academic researchers, public or private sector
  • Representatives from young start-ups and companies (< 8 years old)

All projects concerning Drugs, Medical Devices, Applications/Platform, Technology in the field of diagnostics, therapeutics and E-health will be evaluated.


This year, 3 prizes will be awarded in different categories:

Biotech Prize (vaccines, drugs, molecules),

Medtech Prize (medical devices and services, diagnosis),

Digitech Prize (health NICTs including e/m-health, platforms and connected objects).


The project application platform, Open Innovation Access, is open from February 1st to April 30th, 2017.

Projects will be evaluated by a jury of international experts in Healthcare, based on 5 pillars:

  • Scientific quality of the innovation
  • Level of intellectual property
  • Quality of the human resources
  • Project feasibility
  • Chance of success on the market


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