A contest to reward the commercial use of fusion technologies in non-fusion markets

As part of the efforts to promote the use of fusion technologies and know-how, Fusion for Energy and In Extenso Innovation Croissance have launched a contest to highlight and reward achieved or on-going projects which integrate fusion solutions in other applications.

A €10,000 prize to reward the exploitation of a fusion technology in the market 

Open to European companies and organisations, this new award aims at promoting projects where a fusion technology or know-how is used or is planned to be used in a non-fusion environment.  

The applications will be evaluated according to the resources and efforts deployed by the candidate to achieve commercial use of the technology in a non-fusion market, as well as the socio-economic impact of the project on the market 

The selected project will receive a sole prize of €10,000. 

In addition to the prize, the candidates will also benefit from greater visibility with a European network of industrial partners engaged in transfer initiatives, from fusion technologies to innovation.  

Who can apply?

Any European company or organisation presenting a project where a fusion technology or know-how is used or is planned to be used in a non-fusion environment. 

The non-fusion application foreseen shall not promote activities, or be related to the military, alcohol, tobacco, religion, politics, intolerance, violence, firearms, pornography, obscenity, gambling or illegal drugs. 

The applicant must not be an entity registered outside F4E Member States. 

When and how to apply?

The application period will run from January 18 to March 18, 2021. The results will be announced to participants in April 2021, with the exact date being communicated upon closing of the application period. 

Applicants shall submit their proposal in English by email sent to the Evaluation Committee. All documentation and application forms are available here below. 

Download the general information about the award

Download the proposal template and guidelines