Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
Through the Programme, The Collider seeks to connect scientific talent with entrepreneurial talent to create highly innovative science-based companies (or spinoffs) which transform the results of scientific research from universities and research centres into sellable products or services. This call is subsidized by Business and Employee Department of Catalan Government.
Característiques principals
The aim of distinguishing fifteen (15) researchers affiliated with research centres, including universities and tech centres, whose research has yielded results that could be commercially exploited and meet the industry challenges proposed by The Collider 2022 edition. Specifically, the purpose is to recruit and publicly recognise the best scientific research projects to potentially participate in The Collider 2022 edition.
Lloc de presentació
El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.05.76.
Marta López: Ext.: 1576
Mercedes Bayo: Ext.: 1684
Convocatòria (URL)
  • Are legally of age and Master’s or PhD students or candidates, post-docs or researchers associated with a research group at a university or research or technology centre in the European Economic Area, Switzerland or the United Kingdom;
  • Have demonstrable experience and expert knowledge in technologies of interest to The Collider programme (artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, virtual reality, 3-D modelling, medical devices, industrial hardware, robotics, materials, blockchain and 5G);
  • Have the explicit authorisation to participate in this call for applications from both the head of the research group and the relevant body within the research institution (e.g., innovation and transfer unit, institutional management, board of trustees, etc.);
  • Commitment to actively participate in the edition of The Collider 2022 programme as specified in clause 0.
  • Dotació
    Those fifteen (15) projects awarded with the “The Collider Awards” distinction will receive a TWO THOUSAND EUROS (2.000,00€, IVA excluded) economic endowment, that will be given to the institution in which the investigation group participates.
    In addition to the previous economical endowment and to the services and assets offered by the Programme, all projects that are turned into companies in Phase 4 after the positive decision of the investment committee will be able to access a monetary investment of up to ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS (€100,000), to be determined by the Programme’s expert committee and disbursed by the mVenturesBcn investment fund.
    The projects chosen in this call for applications shall participate in the forthcoming edition of the Programme, which shall take place in four (4) phases:
  • Phase 1 – “Opportunity Validation”: Technological validation of the scientific project with the market and creation of teams
  • Phase 2 – “Team Building”
  • Phase 3 – “Business Validation”: Identification and validation of the business opportunity and definition of the action plan
  • Phase 4 – “Portfolio”: Creation and launch of the companies
  • Arxius