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Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge awards innovation created in the Portuguese Universities

The applications for the 4th edition of Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge, an idea contest promoted by Fraunhofer AICOS and addressed to the Portuguese university students and researchers, are opened untill the 31st of July 2013.

This Challenge is addressed to all MSc or PhD students and researchers from Portuguese universities that are developing their research activity within the areas of Information and Communication Technologies, Multimedia and other related sciences.

The competition, divided in 3 rounds, will end up in December with the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge Closing Event, a public session that will  present and distinguish the selected ideas.

The total prize amount of 9.ooo euros will award the top 3 finalist ideas (1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes) in the MSc and PhD categories. In addition, the award winners may also receive the opportunity to join the Fraunhofer AICOS research team, depending on their overall performance in the Challenge.

Participants should submit their ideas until the 31st July 2013.

www.challenge.fraunhofer.pt