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      New Prizes 

Zero power water monitoring

The winning solution is expected to put together wireless sensors using harvesting technologies and demonstrate positive impact in integrated Decision Support Systems for sustainable water resources management in natural or man-made environments.

Prize: €2 million
The call for submission will run from 19 December 2017 until 11 September 2018.
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Tactile display

The Tactile Display Horizon Prize will be awarded to an affordable, portable internet-enabled device with a full-page tactile display to be used by visually impaired and blind people. It is able to convey digital information in both braille and tactile graphics to improve access to and the understanding of digital information.

Prize: €3 million
The call for submission will run from 17 April 2018 until 27 November 2018.
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      Open Prizes 

Engine retrofit for clean air

The Horizon Prize for the cleanest engine retrofit will be awarded to the contestants who will demonstrate on a running vehicle a solution for an existing engine and powertrains, that best addresses the issue of greatly reducing emissions of NOx, particles, hydrocarbons in real driving conditions, while ensuring low levels of undesired other pollutants also in the future. 

Prize: €1.5 million
The contest has been launched and you can apply until 27 September 2017.
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Materials for clean air

The challenge set is to develop an innovative and well-designed material solution that will reduce the concentration of particulate matter in the air, to improve air quality in cities.

Prize: €3 million
The contest has been launched and you can apply from 26 January 2017 until 23 January 2018
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Photovoltaics meets history

Horizon prize for Integrated Photovoltaic Energy System will reward a European protected historic urban district that has perfectly integrated in its buildings a photovoltaic system, to generate and supply electricity for at least 50% of its required electricity consumption. In this context the photovoltaic system should include all the necessary components to supply power within the district.

Prize: €750 000
The contest has been launched and you can apply until 26 September 2018.
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CO2 reuse prize

Horizon prize “CO2 reuse” will reward innovative products utilising CO2 that could significantly reduce the atmospheric emissions of CO2 when deployed on a commercial scale. 

Prize: €1.5 million
The contest has been launched and you can apply until 3 April 2019.
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Low carbon hospital

Horizon prize for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) installation in a hospital using 100% renewable energy sources will reward a hospital that has an innovative and perfectly integrated combined CHP installation within its premises.

Prize: €1 million
The contest has been launched and you can apply until 3 April 2019.
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Cleanest engine of the future

The purpose of this prize is to stimulate the development of next generation engine and powertrain technologies using conventional fuels. This should reduce emissions of pollutants in real driving conditions to the lowest level possible, in order to improve air quality issues in European cities, while at the same time delivering better fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions under the same realistic test conditions.

Prize: €3.5 million
The contest has been launched and you can apply until 20 August 2019.
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      Awarded Prizes 

 

Breaking the optical transmission barriers

The €500,000 award went to the PHOTONMAP project led by the Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark.

 

Collaborative spectrum sharing

The €500,000 award went to the DISTRIBUTE project led by the Centre for Telecommunications Research of King's College London (UK).

 

Better use of antibiotics

The €1 million award went to the MINICARE HNL project developed by a combined research effort of P&M Venge AB from Sweden and PHILIPS Electronics from the Netherlands.

 

Food scanner

Prize: €1 million
Submissions are now closed.
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https://ec.europa.eu/research/horizonprize/index.cfm?pg=prizes