Materials for clean air - Rules

Develop the best innovative design-driven material solution to improve air quality in cities.

The contest has been launched and will run until the end of 2018. You will be able to apply from 26 January 2017 until 23 January 2018.

Read the detailed rules of the contest.

Rules & Guidance

Who can join the contest?
The contest will be open to any single person and legal entity or group of legal entities established in EU Member States or countries associated to Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme.

How will your application be evaluated?
Once the contest is closed, a high-level jury will evaluate all eligible entries against the following general award criteria:

  • Demonstrated applicability of proposed material-based solution in relevant environment (at least a working prototype);
  • Demonstrated reduction of particulate matter as specified in the rules of the contest;
  • Sustainability;
  • Affordability

The prize will be awarded to the entry that demonstrates the best solution to the challenge whilst meeting the award criteria. The solution should be both developed by the contestant and be novel.

Read the detailed rules of the contest



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