Deadline: 25 April 2018
Open to: innovators around the globe in the field of information and communications technologies
Award: First prize: USD 100.000 + matching USD 100.000 for the winner’s university; Second prize: USD 50.000; Third prize: USD 25.000
The Bell Labs Prize is a competition for innovators from participating countries around the globe that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10, and provides selected innovators the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision.
A prestigious competition that aims to provide a unique opportunity for innovators to change the world with big ideas, following in the great tradition of Bell Labs. If you have a 10x game-changing idea and are interested in developing it with leading Bell Labs researchers, you have come to the right place. In the second stage, 10 finalists will be selected to compete for the 3 prizes at an event scheduled in the late Autumn, in front of a panel of renowned experts and industry leaders.
Categories: Web Applications, Cloud Services, Information Theory, Coding Theory, Computational Sciences, Cryptography, Distributed Systems, Data Privacy, Mathematics of Networks, Modulation Schemes, Optical Systems or Components, Communications Systems, Network Protocols, Security, Network Architecture, RF design, Sustainability, Wireless, Fixed Network technologies, Software-Defined Networks, Virtualization Technologies, Real-time Analytics, Search algorithms, Self-Optimizing Networks, Inference systems.
- Innovators around the globe that rewards 10x game-changing ideas and proposals in the general field of information and communications technologies;
- You must be a citizen of one of these countries;
- You must be aged 21 or over at the time of registration on the website.
The three winners may have an opportunity to work with Bell Labs, giving them the unique opportunity to collaborate with researchers to further develop the idea and enhance its commercial viability.
- First prize: USD 100.000 + matching USD 100.000 for the winner’s University;
- Second prize: USD 50.000;
- Third prize: USD 25.000.
How to apply?
In order to apply, please register here.
For more information, please visit the official web page.