12th Edition BSH-UZ Innovation in Business Award

For the twelfth consecutive year, the BSH Chair in Innovation and the University of Zaragoza are presenting the BSH-UZ award in business innovation.

Terms and conditions

The award is open to:

  • A Category. Award for research for excellence: research teams and students can take part if they are undertaking a project that is mentored, supported or funded by BSH, while retaining a connection with an academic and/or research organisation (commercial or non-profit).
  • B Category. User-focused innovation award: students can take part if they have belonged to an academic institution over the last academic year, through being enrolled in a centre or through a grant-based training programme, doctorate, master's or other postgraduate studies at an academic institution. Projects which are being developed in coordination with BSH are not included in this award category.

Projects to submit:

For A Category we are looking for innovative projects and solutions that respond to the wealth of needs present in the company. That contribute to improving internal company processes. That yield an industrial, commercial, economic or managerial bene­t to any of the current company lines. That contribute to continuous improvement in our products, services, processes, techniques and methods.

Regarding B Category, we are looking for product or service ideas, or new innovative business models which satisfy consumer needs that are not covered and contribute added value to our business models. That provide a response to the latest trends and lifestyles of our consumers.

Awards (*)

Prize money in the award for the A category will be:

10.000 euro

The award of the B category will be:

5.000 euro

(*) The above amounts will be subjected to the tax deductions established by the law.

Application Deadline:

Applications can be sent after the publication of the official call until May 31, 2018.

Important: To apply for the twelfth edition of BSH-UZ Award in business innovation, it will be mandatory to fill in the online application form

News regarding past editions (spanish)

9 Complementary academic activity "The innovative company"

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