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You are here: Home Technology Transfer News Call for the International Create Challenge (ICC’2012) first edition is officially open: a unique opportunity to turn ideas into startups.

Call for the International Create Challenge (ICC’2012) first edition is officially open: a unique opportunity to turn ideas into startups.

The goal of the 2012 International Create Challenge (ICC’2012, September 1 -21, 2012, Martigny) is to foster the creation of start-ups within the framework of Human & Media Computing. ICC’2012 is an initiative supported by the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) on Interactive Multimodal Information Management (IM2, www.im2.ch), via its association (AIM2), and the Idiap Research Institute (Idiap, www.idiap.ch).

ICC’2012 is a free of charge 3-week immersive technology transfer accelerator program giving entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to develop their original idea towards a “Minimum Viable Product” (e.g., demonstrator, product prototype) in collaboration with groups of entrepreneurs and researchers.

ICC’2012 combines the availability of state-of-the-art technologies, cutting edge research, mentor-led coaching, and micro-seed investment. The winning team(s) will share global award amounting to more than 200’000 CHF. ICC’2012 can accommodate up to 30 participants, ideally split into teams of 2 to 4 people.

The detailed information is available on the ICC’2012 website: www.createchallenge.org

 

Keywords:  Technology transfer, accelerator program, coaching, seed money, awards, startup, ICT, entrepreneur, prototype, minimum viable product, challenge, research, team

Apr 05, 2012
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