What are EIC Horizon Prizes?
Each EIC Horizon Prize has an ambitious goal to solve a major challenge facing society, without detailing how this should be achieved or who should achieve it.
These prizes are open to anyone willing to think outside the box across sectors and disciplines. The prize is awarded to whoever best meets the challenge.
If you want to use your creativity and expertise to develop breakthrough solutions to society's challenges – have a go.
Overview of all EIC Horizon Prizes (2018-20)
Prize value: €10 million
The challenge is to develop a safe and sustainable innovative battery solution for electric vehicles using sustainable low cost materials easily available in Europe. Solutions are required to perform as well or better than conventional engines with a charging time in the range of 5 minutes.