Applications for Bfk Ideas 2020 are open until September 30, 2020. This initiative by the National Innovation Agency aims to bring together business ideas from students, teachers and / or researchers from more than 50 Higher Education Institutions. The ideas must be scientifically and / or technologically based and the eligible sectors are: Natural Resources, Environment, Energy and Sustainable Mobility; Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Production Technologies; Resources for the enhancement of the interior; Health and wellness; Technological solutions for the spraying, detection and treatment of COVID-19; Tourism, Cultural and Creative Industries.
The calendar of the initiative takes place in 3 phases:
Until September 30: the Higher Education Institution selects the business idea that will represent it in the competition, by filling in the participation form;
Between October and November: the promoters of the idea participate in the online immersion program with active mentoring;
Between November and December: promoters present their business idea at the final event to potential investors and an expert jury that will select a winner for each thematic category.