Do you want to create a better world for the sake of our Future Generations?
Following the success of the first edition in 2019, we at JX Nippon Mining & Metals, are delighted to launch the second edition of the Innovation Challenge for the Next Generation.
To ensure the future and well-being of our younger generations, it has become paramount for us to change our ways. Therefore, we at JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group, the leading corporate group in the non-ferrous metals and ceramics industry, are looking for game-changing Startups and ideas to make a difference together!
So, if you are a driven Startup or researcher with big ideas and want to have a part in shaping the future, participate in JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group’s Innovation Challenge for the Next Generation 2021-2022 by participating in one of the themes below:
Themes to tackle
If you have different products/solutions which fit in under several themes, feel free to submit several applications!
1. Advanced materials to
support lives and lifestyles
1.1 Materials/Processes for Next generation communications
1.2 Materials/Processes for Next generation batteries
1.3 Interconnecting Technologies/Materials for Electronic devices
1.4 New Materials for Semiconductor Devices
1.5 Metal-based Additive Manufacturing
1.6 Novel Copper-Based Materials
1.7 Innovative Materials and Processes for Sensing Technology
2. Technologies to facilitate materials development
2.1 Materials Informatics
2.2 Innovative Manufacturing Processes /Novel Measurement Technologies to Improve Productivity
3. Circular economy and decarbonization
3.1 Reducing CO2 emissions in the metal smelting process
3.2 E-scrap materials recovery technology
3.3 Innovative Hydrogen Storage/Transport Technologies and Materials
By joining this challenge, all finalists will have the opportunity to be introduced to JX Nippon Mining & Metals Group Companies and JXNMM executive.
Grand Winners stand the chance of gaining the great prizes and opportunities below:
Proof Of Concept
GRAND PRIZE: USD 25,000 in cash for a Proof of Concept
RUNNER UP: USD 15,000 in cash for a POC
SECOND RUNNER UP: USD 10,000 in cash for a POC
Additional funding will be considered as needed to complete the project.