Innovation Challenges are known as the competition trying to find a technological response to certain problems in the specific time period. InnoTEN as one of the applications of Iran Nanotechnology Innovation Council is responsible for implementing the innovation challenges. InnoTEN identifies the demands of industrial companies through its brokers and after various assessments, if an available the answer is not identified, it publishes a call and holds a competition.
Process of challenges implementation
Defining the challenge problem based on existing industrial demand
Announcement through websites and news agencies, social networks, email and SMS newsletters and poster printing
Proposal registration through the online system
Evaluation of projects during the two stages of initial evaluation and face-to-face judging
Assessment of designs according to the presented test design, evaluation of sample production in the presence of representatives of the nanoscale unit
Strategic guidance to achieve the prototype