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Challenge Description

The application of tile grout between ceramic tiles is used primarily as a complement to the mechanical behaviour of the tiles.
However, consumer demand is now becoming more rigorous in terms of the aesthetic component.
We know that mineral-based grouts encounter many difficulties to achieve these requirements, either because of colour issues or because they cannot resist the proliferation of fungi (especially in shower areas). The idea is to obtain a joint that is resistant to fungi and algae and that, in aesthetic terms, complements the ceramic tiles....

Challenge info
Award €25.000
Technologies Advanced Materials
Deadline 5 March 2021

Challenge Journey

Deadline for proposals 28 Jan - 1 Mar, 2021
Finalists List March 15, 2021
Applications. Stage 2 April 7, 2021
WinNers announcement May 2021
APPLICATION PROCESS & DEADLINE
To respond to a challenge an SME or a Startup should register on the PITCCH Platform and fill in the application form. Be an SME or a Startup according to EU definition.
Submit your solution and get a chance to win an award of €25k and 40h free consultancy services.


Dates
Submissions will be accepted until Monday,
March 1st at 23:59pm CET.
Finalists List
This Stage 1 allows evaluating that SMEs/Startups satisfy a set of minimum requirements and to make a screening of the most promising technology solution offer. The outcome of Stage 1 is the selection of fifteen (15) SMEs/start-ups per challenge that will be invited to the application stage 2. The evaluation of stage 1 will be carried out by the members of the PITCCH consortium.

Dates
Finalists of each challenge will receive a notice
from PITCCH team by Monday, March 15th at
23:59pm CET.
Applications, stage 2
After the finalists for each challenge will be defined, they would be asked to complete their application forms with extra information that will be requested by the companies per each challenge.
They can complete their application through the PITCCH platform.


Dates
Final applications must be submitted by
8 Wednesday, April 7th 2021 at 23.59 pm CET
Evaluation process
Winners for each challenge will be invited to pitch their ideas to big corporations.
The event will take part online.
The winner of each challenge will receive an award of €25k and 40h free consultancy services.


Dates
May 2021

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