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Fusion Innovation Prize SOFT 2018

EURATOM Fusion Energy department launched in 2014 a European Prize for Innovation in Fusion with the name Soft Innovation Prize. It is organized in association with the Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT) biennial conference. The objective of the prize is to reward outstanding researchers or industries who try to find new solutions, possibly with wider applications, to the huge challenges of fusion.

Supporting future technologies as well as staying at the cutting edge of scientific frontiers is vital to keep Europe competitive, create new spin-offs and highly-skilled jobs. Innovation is a core idea of the European Union research programme Horizon2020.

The acceptable topics are new physics or technology ideas linked to fusion research that have a potential for further exploitation. Participation for the prize is open for individual researchers, research teams or industries.

The prizes will be:

  • 1st place: 50,000 EUR
  • 2nd place: 25,000 EUR
  • 3rd place: 12,500 EUR

The submission deadline is the 8th of March 2018.

Further information can be found here and you can apply by following this link.