‘Yara’ Norway Open Innovation Challenge

Do you like thinking outside the box? Do you have an inquisitive mind? Do you like challenging conventional wisdom? Join Yara’s Open Innovation Challenge! We’re awarding NOK 100.000 in prize money to the student who comes up with the best idea for solving some of the world’s major challenges. We are looking for your ground-breaking idea! Yara believes in the power of young innovators. Just like Yara’s founding father Kristian Birkeland invented fertilizer production more than 100 years ago,...
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MedTech Conference is being held on September 25 – 27, 2017 at San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA

MedTech Conference is being held on September 25 - 27, 2017 at San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA The MedTech Conference is a great opportunity to connect with thousands of medical technology professionals for business development, innovative technology, and networking with policymakers, business executives and industry leaders. Medical technology industry leaders and the largest annual gathering of medical technology professionals in North America. The MedTech Conferen...
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China will host the World Economic Forum’s annual June meeting, often called Summer Davos on June 27 – 29 2017

China will host the World Economic Forum's annual June meeting, often called Summer Davos on June 27 - 29 2017. The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation. Hundreds of business and research leaders are gathering in the Chinese city of Tianjin for the annual World Economic Forum. Innovation is in the spotlight for the current 'Summer Davos'. The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Swiss nonprofit foun...
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‘SpaceX’ – ‘Hyperloop Pod Competition II’ August 25-27, 2017

Hyperloop is a proposed mode of passenger and freight transportation that would propel a pod-like vehicle through a reduced-pressure tube that could potentially exceed airliner speeds. SpaceX is revolutionizing terrestrial transportation through its Hyperloop transportation services. The company currently provides these services to innovators and universities interested in high-speed transportation technology and solutions. The Hyperloop system built by SpaceX at its headquarters in Hawthorne...
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CES Asia 2017 in China from June 13-15

CES Asia 2017 will be packed with the latest and most exciting innovations across the full spectrum of consumer technology. Now in its third year, CES Asia 2017 is expected to surpass previous years with a projected 450 exhibiting companies crossing a show floor of 40,000 gross square meters, covering five halls of exhibit space. Exhibitors from 22 countries, regions and territories will feature products in 19 categories including artificial intelligence (AI), vehicle technology and virtual real...
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MEDEXPO TANZANIA 2017 – Aug 22-24, 2017

MEDEXPO TANZANIA 2017 The 20th MEDEXPO 2017 - International Trade Exhibition is the largest trade event held annually in Tanzania, concurrently held with East Africa Trade Exhibition (EAITE).The exhibition attracts exhibitors from more than 20 countries and visitors from all over East & Central Africa, thus giving exhibitors an excellent opportunity to explore several countries at one time. Over the past few years, Tanzania has emerged as a major regional trade centre. HEALTH TAL...
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Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) is having its annual meeting on June 25 – 29 2017

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) is the primary international organization dedicated to using neuroimaging to discover the organization of the human brain. OHBM is having its annual meeting on June 25 - 29 2017 Key few topic that will be covered include : Network effects of subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation on the prefrontal cortex Structural Imaging Evaluation of Subcallosal Cingulate DBS for Treatment-Resistant Depression Structural network architecture predi...
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Neuron Technology Summer School – JUNE 26TH TO JULY 7TH 2017

From JUNE 26TH TO JULY 7TH 2017 | SISSA The 7th Neuron Technology Summer School aims to provide practical and theoretical training on the application of a large spectrum of techniques to neuroscience. The School will address the following topics: Basic Electrophysiology Imaging and optical recordings Optical tweezers microscopy for single cell neurobiology Single-molecule imaging and single cell handling with Atomic Force Microscopy Basic Structural Biology Admission ...
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DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) is looking for concepts for designing, developing, and testing advanced technology platforms that provide U.S. forces with overwhelming tactical and strategic advantage on – Virtual Proposers Day on Wednesday and Thursday, May 3-4, 2017

DARPA’s Tactical Technology Office (TTO) focuses on conceiving, designing, developing, and testing advanced technology platforms that provide U.S. forces with overwhelming tactical and strategic advantage, including vehicles, weapons, and other full-scale, potentially field-deployable systems. Whether designed to operate on the ground, at sea, in the air, in space or across domains, TTO platforms and supporting technologies have a common origin: as innovative ideas generated by program managers ...
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German Center for Research and Innovation event on ‘Smart Cities & Urban Development ‘ in New York on May 2, 2017

German Center for Research and Innovation event on 'Smart Cities & Urban Development ' in New York on May 2, 2017 In order to achieve the goal of sustainable smart cities, strong collaborations in research and technology are critical. For this reason, six German urban research networks are building partnerships in the US to develop innovative solutions and joint projects for resource-efficient and climate-adapted cities of the future. The GCRI is inviting American researchers, urban plann...
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DARPA’s Microsystems Technology is conducting competition for individuals and teams to demonstrates that they have devised the best collaborative framework yet for making sure the spectrum will be able to accommodate the ever-growing demand to use it

Over the next three years, DARPA’s Microsystems Technology Office will hold a series of competitive events as the Agency’s next grand challenge—the Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2)—unfolds. SC2 is the first-of-its-kind collaborative machine-learning competition to overcome scarcity in the radio frequency spectrum. Today, access to the spectrum is managed by dividing it into rigid, exclusively licensed bands. This human-driven process does not adapt to the dynamics of supply and demand, ...
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German Center for Research and Innovation will be hosting Innovators networking and Funding event in New York on September 14, 2017

The German Center for Research and Innovation will be hosting the Falling Walls Lab New York on September 14, 2017.   Falling Walls Lab New York is an exciting forum for scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs to present their ideas in 3 minutes with the chance to win a travel grant to participate in the Falling Walls Finale in Berlin on November 8, 2017.     Participation is open to bachelor’s and master’s students, PhD candidates, as well as postdocs, junior researchers ...
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Proteomics and Bioinformatics Conference – Solving Problems in Health and Life Sciences- May 22-24, 2017 Osaka, Japan

Conference will focus on the following topics during presentations of the three day event, which reflect current research, developments and innovations internationally and as evidenced in both Proteomics and Bioinformatics. The Proteomics along with bioinformatics has a strong emphasis on support and inspiration for the next generation of scientists, along with early-career researchers, a Young Researchers Forum, and activities to encourage interaction with peers and experts. Altogether th...
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LIFE SCIENCE INNOVATION WITH NEW BUSINESS AND R&D MODELS CONFERENCE- 20th – 21st April, London

Changing the World through Medical Technology and Collaborative Strategies 20th - 21st April, London Conference overview Nowadays life science innovation is the top priority for researchers and bioengineers as digital technology, big data and Internet are constantly evolving each day. Digital Technology is changing medics’ and patients’ experience of healthcare on a daily basis as well. Global Forum on Life Science Innovation with New Business and R&D Models will serve as a business-...
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Starmus Festival Of Science And Arts in Trondheim, Norway between 18 – 23 June.

Starmus Festival Of Science And Arts in Trondheim, Norway between 18 – 23 June. The world’s most ambitious science and music festival is moving to Norway with an impressive lineup including Stephen Hawking, Nobel Prize-winning scientists and legendary musicians. Trondheim, the technological capital of Norway, will be hosting the fourth Starmus festival on 18–23 June 2017. Under the title “Life and the Universe”, the festival will showcase the best from both the academic and cultural wor...
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NASA’s Vascular Tissue Challenge to successfully create thick, metabolically-functional human vascularized organ tissue in a controlled laboratory environment.

NASA's Centennial Challenges: Vascular Tissue Challenge The Vascular Tissue Challenge offers a $500,000 prize to be divided among the first three teams that can successfully create thick, metabolically-functional human vascularized organ tissue in a controlled laboratory environment. About the Challenge NASA, in partnership with the nonprofit Methuselah Foundation’s New Organ Alliance, is seeking ways to advance the field of regenerative medicine through a new prize competition....
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Biomedia Life Sciences Summit 2017 at the TU Eindhoven, Netherlands on May 9th and 10th

BIOMEDICA 2017 – Health care for the future Biomedica Life Sciences Summit 2017 planning is underway. The rotating, euregional conference will be hosted on May 9th and 10th, 2017 by the TU Eindhoven in the Netherlands. In the spirit of euregional and international cooperation, the 2017 Biomedica Life Sciences Summit will bring together top researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs from Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands, and also from all over the globe. We are certain that our next ...
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Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge

Cisco is seeking innovators, entrepreneurs, developers and researchers to submit disruptive ideas that transform industries and governments, and change the world. Digital transformation is more than simple connectivity; it is how we enable continuous and disruptive change in businesses, industries, and countries, enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT). For governments, it means improved services and better quality of life for citizens. For industries, it means a more efficient approach and m...
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American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in Boston is on 2/16/2017 – 2/20/2017

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people. The 2017 theme is "Serving Society through Science Policy" and focuses on how to inform policies with the best scientific evidence. The AAAS seeks to "advance science, engineering, and innovation throughout the world for the benefit of all people." To fulfill this mission, the AAAS Board has set the following broad goals. ...
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Wyss Center Neurotech Challenge – Can you connect the human brain with digital world?. – Deadline 1st February 2017

Wyss Center Neurotech Challenge - Can you connect the human brain with digital world? The Wyss Center, a not-for-profit neurotechnology organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, has today launched a global neurotech innovation challenge to connect the human brain with the digital world. The Challenge seeks the most disruptive new technologies for brain stimulation and neural signal recording. The goal is to develop technology with a clinical application that could help p...
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Space Poop Challenge – Competition to source a system that routes and collects human waste away from the body, hands-free, for fully suited astronauts.

Competition to source a system that routes and collects human waste away from the body, hands-free, for fully suited astronauts. The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) seeks proposed solutions for urine, fecal and menstrual management systems to be used in the crew’s launch and entry suits over a continuous duration of up to 144 hours. An in-suit waste management system would be beneficial for contingency scenarios or for any long duration tasks. Waste management syste...
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27th annual National Science Bowl® (NSB), hosted by the Energy Department’s Office of Science

Teams of high school and middle school students across the country can now register to compete in the 27th annual National Science Bowl® (NSB), hosted by the Energy Department's Office of Science. Thousands of students compete in the contest annually and it has grown into one of the largest academic math and science competitions in the country. High school and middle school teams nationwide can now sign up to compete in one of the nation’s most prestigious and largest academic science competiti...
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New Opportunities for Small Businesses to Partner with Berkeley Lab

Small businesses in the clean-energy sector have another opportunity to submit Requests for Assistance (RFA) for technical assistance from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and other U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) labs through the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) Pilot. “The SBV pilot is a solution for small businesses to access the world-renowned expertise and instrumentation at Berkeley Lab and other DOE labs to help scale up their new clean technologies,” said Ramamoorthy ...
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NASA’s 2017 BIG idea challenge for school and college students

In the 2017 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge, NASA is engaging university-level students in its quest to reduce the cost of deep space exploration. NASA’s Game Changing Development Program (GCD), managed by the agency’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) are seeking novel and robust concepts for in-space assembly of spacecraft — particularly tugs, propelled by solar electric propulsion (SEP), that transfer payloa...
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British Library’s Business & IP Centre at St Pancras, London, can help you start, run and grow your business.

BIP supports small business owners, entrepreneurs and inventors by providing on hand support to help you take the right steps to start up, protect and grow your business. BIP helps develop your ideas with indepth market research and company databases search for market landscape, It also provides new skills at aworkshop or mini-masterclass, have a confidential one-to-one and put your questions to some of the UK’s most successful entrepreneurs at their inspiring talks. If you’re an ambitio...
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NASA – Watch Live as NASA Astronaut, Two Crewmates Return to Earth

Three International Space Station crew members are scheduled to return to Earth on Tuesday, Sept. 6. NASA Television will provide coverage of their departure from the orbital outpost and return home, beginning at 9 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Sept. 6. Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA and Soyuz Commander Alexey Ovchinin and Flight Engineer Oleg Skripochka of the Russian space agency Roscosmos will undock their Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft from the space station at 5:51 p.m. and land in Kazakhst...
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MIT China Startup Showcase – 7-11 November 2016

Conference Exhibitor Opportunity, Presented by Wuxi municipal government & Jiangsu Provincial Gov The MIT Industrial Liaison Program (ILP) offers a curated visit to China from 7-11 November 2016, including an MIT China Startup Showcase with speaking opportunities for MIT-connected startups that are interested in exploring the Chinese market. You will travel with a group of MIT Faculty. The local organizers will sponsor hotel costs for a small set of MIT startups (5+). The MIT-conne...
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International Development Design Summit – 7 July – 9 Aug

The International Development Design Summit is an intense, hands-on design experience that brings together people from all over the world and all walks of life to create technologies and enterprises that improve the lives of people living in poverty. Unlike most academic conferences, this particular summit emphasizes the development of prototypes, not papers and proceedings.In moving the technologies on the path from idea to implementation to impact the summit aims to create real ventures, not j...
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