Concert Hall - Aarhus
19 - 21 June 2012
est Project Award 2012 on 20 June 2012
Over 900 projects in the field of Industrial Technologies have been launched under the Framework Programmes 5, 6 & 7. Industrial Technologies 2012 will identify and celebrate the very best of these. The Best Project Award will be given to the project, which has had the greatest economic and societal impact, boosting European competitiveness by creating new products and processes.
We thank the 63 projects for their efforts and submissions and congratulate the ten finalists AIMs, AVALON, DEMAT, IMPRESS, IMPROVE, IMPULSE, IP NANOKER, NANODEVICE, SMErobot and WOODY.
The Award Ceremony
The Best Project Award will be given during the Award Gala on Wednesday 20 June during Industrial Technologies 2012. The 10 finalists have been selected by the steering group of the event, all of whom will have the chance to present a brief outline of their project and its achievements.
The winner has been chosen by a vote from amongst the gala attendees, and received the prestigious Best Project Award - Congratulations to the project IMPULSE!
See pictures of the Award Gala here.
Best Project Finalists
The Award Criteria
The main criteria for judging projects are the results that have been achieved. Projects should demonstrate tangible achievements such as:
- New products or processes that have been introduced into the market
- New markets or market opportunities that have been created
- New commercial or entrepreneurial activities that have arisen
- Unexpected spin-offs or unforeseen real impacts
- Independent recognition of the results as being world-beating
- Projects should also demonstrate European-Added Value; addressing pan-European challenges with impact beyond a single member state.
The Best Project Award is open to all projects that have received funding from the Industrial Technologies 2012 programme under Framework Programmes 5, 6 and 7. All projects will get visibility during the Poster Sessions. The deadline for submissions was on 31 March 2012.
One representative from each of the 10 shortlisted projects will receive a complementary ticket to Industrial Technologies 2012. Project representatives are expected to bring their project poster with them as well as to cover their own expenses for travel and accommodation.
If you have any questions, please contact us.