Heroes meet in Maratea, the International Festival of Innovation, held in September (21st-23th), launches a HMISS – HMI Best Research Award 2017 a Call dedicated to researchers. The aim of the Call is to promote research and disseminate relevant scientific results, and to foster collaboration between researchers, investors, and start-ups.
The scientific community is invited to contribute to the Call with multidisciplinary research. Topics of interest include the main pillars in the Horizon 2020 plan, such as, food safety, health, energy, environment, sustainable agriculture, education for innovation, culture and tourism, industry 4.0, digital skills shortage, and digital social innovation.
Selected researchs will be discussed on 22 september. The best research will be awarded with a 1500 EUR prize which will be decieded during the event.
How to participate
Fill the form by September 10, 2017. Researchers or Candidate Teams will have the opportunity to take part in the Research Competition of September 22, 2017, with 1 pitch of 10 slides and a presentation lasting max 5 minutes.
The jury composed of two General Chairs of HMISS and an expert representative nominated by Heroes will select the winner. The best research will receive a 1.500€* prize at the award ceremony of the Startup Competition on the Heroes main stage in the presence of the institutions and investors participating in the event
* Award: 500 € in cash – 1000 € in communication services