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17 June 2024 - 20 June 2024
Castellon de la Plana, Spain
Plant BioProTech & IOBC-IR 2024
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Open until 22 June 2024

The Plant BioProTech & IOBC-IR Innovation Awards

Take part to the 2024 Awards of Plant BioProTech. Let's see who will win the trophy this year !! 

2 prizes will be awarded by our jury:

  • The best poster 
  • The best industrial innovation

Join us on June 20th afternoon to celebrate the winners with us. 


💡 Do you have developed an innovative solution that will revolutionize plant bioprotection? Then join the contest to win the Innovation Award! 

Instructions to join the contest:
All applicants for the award need to be registered and participate in the symposium.

Submit the completed application form and a leaflet or other additional information in PDF format about your product in English. The documents should indicate what is special about the innovation and when it was or will be introduced to the market.

The abstract should be written according to the following instructions:

  • The application must be submitted before April 30th, 2024.
  • The application must be sent to h.javaid@bioeconomyforchange.eu as Word or PDF file
  • The application should not exceed two pages
  • Abstracts for poster submission are to be submitted by the form available in the Call for abstract tab

An incomplete application will not be taken into consideration

The Innovation will be judged on these criteria :

  • How big is the problem that does the product solve ?
  • How well does the product solve the problem ?
  • Do the goals and tasks adequately outline a roadmap to success ?
  • Originality of the Product - Novelty, originality - Inventiveness / innovation potential - Intelectual Property (Take over/FTO) - Scientific breakthrough
  • Scientific evaluation - Scientific approach - Experimental design - Pertinence of research team collaborations (if applicable)
  • Suitability of the product with market needs - Existing alternative - Essential for the agricultural development potential
  • Sustainability of the product - Which SDGs it follows, certifications or labelling the innovation has (if any), which industry standards it follows, etc. 

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