Creation date: April 27, 2016
The European Commission has launched two Horizon prizes to identify breakthrough ideas that could drastically reduce air pollution caused by transport
A €3.5 million Horizon Prize for the Cleanest Engine of the Future and a €1.5 million Horizon Prize for the Engine Retrofit for Clean Air, funded by the EU's research programme Horizon 2020, will be awarded to the individuals or teams with the most effective solutions to the defined challenges.
Applications are open from now until 12 September 2017 for the Horizon Prize for the Engine Retrofit for Clean air, and until 20 August 2019 for Horizon Prize for the Cleanest Engine of the Future. Applicants from all fields, whether they are established researchers or innovative newcomers, are encouraged to apply for these prizes. Applicants have total freedom in the approach they take to deliver the breakthrough solution. The rules of contest of both prizes are available online at the dedicated Horizon Prizes website.