🌟 What: Applications Open for the 2024 SPIE Startup Challenge
🗓️ When: 27 January – 1 February 2024
📍 Where: San Francisco’s Moscone Center, SPIE Photonics West
🏆 Finals: 30 January 2024
🔬 Are you a visionary startup utilizing optics and photonics for groundbreaking innovations? Don’t miss your chance to shine at the 14th annual SPIE Startup Challenge, hosted by the international society for optics and photonics.
💡 Pitch your photonics-powered dream to compete for sponsored prizes, including cash rewards of $10,000, $5,000, and $2,500 courtesy of Startup Challenge Founding Partner Jenoptik.
🌐 Light-based technologies are revolutionizing industries like healthcare, high-speed communications, quantum computing, AR/VR/MR, and self-driving vehicles. This is your opportunity to gain massive exposure and connect with potential investors.
🚀 Previous winners, including Cellino Biotech, Double Helix Optics, and PhotoniCare, have gone on to achieve commercial success. Could your startup be next?
🤝 Compete before a panel of industry experts, including venture capitalists and business-development gurus, who will evaluate your business case, financials, and competitive edge. Receive invaluable feedback to refine your pitch and business strategy.
📅 Mark your calendar! The application deadline is 16 October 2023. Don’t miss your chance to be part of the future of optics and photonics innovation. Apply now for SPIE Startup Challenge 2024!