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Academic Enterprise Awards 2013
Publication date: Jan 30, 2013 9:29:04 AM
Start: Jun 4, 2013 9:00:00 AM
The ACES - Academic Enterprise Awards - are the only pan-European awards for spin-out companies emerged from European universities and public research centres. The ACES programme is presented by the Science|Business Innovation Board.
Nominations for the ACES 2013 are now open. This year, nominated spin-outs compete for the four following awards:
- Life Sciences Award - For spin-outs based on research in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, diagnostics and other life sciences sectors.
- Materials & Chemicals Award - For spin-outs based on research in new materials, chemicals or engineering sectors.
- Energy & Environment Award - For spin-outs based on research in energy, climate and environment technologies.
- ICT Award - For spin-outs based on research in computer, telecommunications, online hardware, software, services and sectoral application of ICT (e.g. e-health)
The 5th edition of the Academic Enterprise Awards will be celebrated in a conference hosted by Vice-President of the European Parliament Alexander Alvaro on 4 June 2013.
Find out more at www.sciencebusiness.net/aces