project . 2015 - 2016 . Closed

ICTIP

ICT Inducement Prizes Design for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 645218 Call for proposal: H2020-ICT-2014-1
  • Funded under: H2020 | CSA Overall Budget: 480,450 EURFunder Contribution: 480,450 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Jan 2015
    End Date
    29 Feb 2016
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
On the battle fields of Europe some centuries ago, Napoleon had a problem: how could he feed his troops when the countries he was invading were not able or inclined to provide food? The French military leader believed in the power of inducement prizes to incentivise innovation. In 1810 he offered a reward of 12,000 francs to François Appert for his preserving food innovation that revolutionised the can food process and solved the problem of food scarcity in the battlefield. In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in challenge prizes across the private, public and third sectors. This consortium of Nesta, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and Burson Marsteller...
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Description
On the battle fields of Europe some centuries ago, Napoleon had a problem: how could he feed his troops when the countries he was invading were not able or inclined to provide food? The French military leader believed in the power of inducement prizes to incentivise innovation. In 1810 he offered a reward of 12,000 francs to François Appert for his preserving food innovation that revolutionised the can food process and solved the problem of food scarcity in the battlefield. In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in challenge prizes across the private, public and third sectors. This consortium of Nesta, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and Burson Marsteller...
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