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ig innovationspreis Submit novel products, processes and services now: Application deadline 13.03.2023

If you have developed innovative solutions in the automotive, chemicals/plastics, energy/environment/solar industry, information technology and life sciences sectors, you can now submit them to the IQ Innovation Award Central Germany 2023 cluster innovation competition. The IQ competition is announced nationwide with a regional focus on Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.

The best innovations each receive 7,500 euros in prize money, while the overall winner receives prize money of 15,000 euros.
The cluster finalists also receive extensive PR & marketing services. These include a short film about their innovation and pitch training. All applicants can register via the IQ application form for the Business Angels platform  BAM! Business Angels Mitteldeutschland via the IQ application form and thus have a chance to receive funding for their innovation.

All important information can be found in the 2023 factsheet and on the competition website (only in german). The application deadline for the online competition is March 13, 2023.

In addition, the independent local IQ Innovation Awards in Halle (Saale), Leipzig and Magdeburg will be held as part of the Central German Metropolitan Region competition, which is endowed with around 70,000 euros. Applicants from these cities have a double chance of winning.

Participation in the IQ Innovation Award is free of charge and can be done easily & quickly via our online applicant portal

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