Open Challenge Sprints
COATINGS SERIES

COATINGS SERIES - ROUND 3
DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16


COATINGS SERIES - ROUND 2
Missed the Deadline? No problem! Late submissions are welcomed on a rolling basis. Submit today!


COATINGS SERIES - ROUND 1
Missed the Deadline? No problem! Late submissions are welcomed on a rolling basis. Submit today!


 
About this Sprint Series

The Coatings Sprint Series presents rapid identification challenges seeking creative and next-generation technologies for usage in coatings, paints, formulations and related technologies for treatment of surfaces. This Sprint Series targets strategic themes to advance technology development commercialization around areas such as innovation, performance, sustainability, new materials, and novel end-uses, products and applications.

 
Webinars

Round 1 Webinar

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Round 2 Webinar

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WHAT ARE OPEN CHALLENGE SPRINTS?

Sprints are fast-tracked Innovation Challenges that connect Innovation Seekers and Solvers through a non-exclusive open innovation platform that combines strategic innovation discovery and commercial opportunity matching, through Opportunity Reports, Pitches, Showcases and Awards.

 
 
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As little as 6 weeks from Challenge to Opportunity.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?

INNOVATION SEEKERS

Rapid, low-risk access to novel, strategically-aligned concepts, technologies, research and start-ups. Plus:

  • Topic-specific opportunity reports
  • Exclusive virtual pitches
  • Facilitated introductions
 
INNOVATION SOLVERS

Commercial opportunities and exposure to global solution-seeking organizations. Plus:

  • Invitations to Pitch Events
  • Top Innovation Awards
  • Showcase opportunities subsidized by TechConnect
Information for Solvers
 
Information for Seekers
 
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