Publish Date: 03.02.2016

Category: News from the University

Applications for the University of Ljubljana Rector award for best innovation competition are now successfully closed. We received 22 applications that met the criteria. The announcement of winners and the award ceremony will be held on Thursday, 17 March 2016 at the University of Ljubljana.

The Rector award, organised by the University of Ljubljana and the Ljubljana University Incubator encouraged students and employees of the University to enter the market and sell their innovations and ideas. The members of project groups come from 15 members of the University of Ljubljana. These are the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, the Biotechnical Faculty, the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Pharmacy, the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, the Faculty of Social Work, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Health Sciences.

All applicants can participate in the workshops, where they will learn about modern approaches to business that will help them prepare their business models. The will learn how to manage intellectual property and prepare for a concise and effective presentation of their ideas.

On Friday, 4 March 2016, a panel of judges will select the finalists who will have the opportunity to present their projects to mentors from industry, investors, start-up managers and representatives of governmental institutions.

The announcement of winners and the award ceremony will be held on Thursday, 17 March 2016 at the University of Ljubljana.