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BRICS Young Innovators Prize Competition 2023 for Entrepreneurs and Researchers

BRICS Young Innovators Prize Competition 2023 for Entrepreneurs and Researchers

BRICS Young Innovators Prize Competition 2023 for Entrepreneurs and Researchers

The BRICS Young Innovators Prize Competition 2023 is an exciting event that recognizes and celebrates the achievements of young innovators and entrepreneurs. This competition focuses on individuals who have developed groundbreaking inventions, products, applications, or services that will bring significant positive changes to the BRICS nations.

The BRICS Young Innovator Prize, launched during South Africa’s BRICS Chairship in 2018, has become a platform for BRICS youths to showcase innovation and encourage international collaboration. The upcoming 6th edition of the prize will take place in person at the 7th BRICS Young Scientist Forum from July 31st to August 3rd, 2023 in South Africa. The main goal of this competition is to provide a platform for the youth of BRICS to showcase their pioneering work in innovation and entrepreneurship. By highlighting their contributions, the competition aims to inspire others and promote a culture of innovation within the BRICS community.

South Africa will host various in-person BRICS events, including the 6th BRICS Young Innovator Prize. Applications will be reviewed based on written documents, and selected projects will compete in the event held from August 31 to September 3, 2023. Each project will present its proposal in a 10-minute time slot, and the jury will score and select the top 10 award-winning projects, while others will be recognized as merit projects.

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Requirements and eligibility criteria for BRICS Young Innovators Prize Competition 2023 for Entrepreneurs and Researchers:

  • Each applicant is limited to participating in one project field for the awards.
  • The applicant must be under 40 years old and from one of the BRICS nations.
  • Project team members must ensure that their innovation does not violate any third party’s intellectual property rights (including patents, standards, theses, etc.) and that the intellectual property rights are held by the team members.
    The project must be innovative and must incorporate scientific and technological advancements.
  • The innovation should be undergoing a phase of limited product testing, discontinuous manufacturing, obtaining certifications, or getting the product ready for the market.
  • Innovations should originate from universities, research institutes, or registered businesses that are compliant with the laws of a BRICS nation.
  • The Innovations will center around five main topics.
  • Modernizing manufacturing
  • Modernizing agriculture
  • Modernizing mining
  • Digital and Circular economies

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Application Procedure for BRICS Young Innovators Prize Competition 2023 for Entrepreneurs and Researchers (How to apply);

An interested applicant who wants to apply for BRICS Young Innovators Prize Competition 2023 for Entrepreneurs and Researchers, should ensure to email brics@tia.org.za by May 26th, 2023 at 4:00 PM Central African Time, and must include all documents listed in the application template.

Application Deadline: May 26, 2023.

For more information visit the official website

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