Applications are open for the Spinoff Prize 2021
Prizes & contests
The Spinoff Prize 2021, is now open for applications. Established by Nature Research in partnership with Merck, The Spinoff Prize showcases global excellence in the commercialization of research, through the creation of university spinoff companies.
Apply for the opportunity to receive the €30,000 prize
For 2021, spinoffs must have been established in the past three years and be commercializing research in the life or physical sciences. Applications are sought from companies seeking to translate new, breakthrough science into commercial applications using highly innovative approaches.
Selected spinoffs will be featured on nature.com and shortlisted companies will pitch at a slam event as part of the Curious2021 Future Insight Conference. One winner will receive a €30,000 cash prize.
If you know a spinoff that you think meets the eligibility criteria and should apply, we would be grateful if you could recommend them here.