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The Fundación General of the University of Valladolid It sets in motion the fourth edition of the PROMETHEUS scholarship program for the protection of innovative projects of students of the grape in order to support the development of projects end of career, order to master or doctoral theses susceptible of generating innovative yielded results as intellectual or industrial property.
The deadline for receipt of applications will be of the 15 April to the 20 may of 2013 to the 18 hours and may participate in this call the last year students of any of the official degrees that are taught in the grape, as well as any master officer and PhD students.

Call for proposals 2013 grants PROMETHEUS has as main novelty creation of two modes of participation:

"Software" mode for projects to make new software developments, computer programs or applications for mobile devices (web pages are excluded).

"Patent" mode directed to innovative projects that meet the following requirements:

  • In the case of a new invention involving a substantial novelty.
  • Involve inventive activity.
  • Have industrial application.
  • Does not belong to the category "Software" or in the case of a web page.

Will be awarded a maximum of 10 grants in the category "Software" and 5 scholarships in "Patent" mode that will include the following benefits:

  • Economic scholarship amount (500€ per project in the category "Software" and € 1,000 per project in the category "Patent").
  • Participation in a training workshop on protection of intellectual and industrial.
  • Protection of the results by the most appropriate legal mechanism, respecting the authorship or co-authorship.
  • Implementation of a plan of marketing of the protected result.
  • Protected result will be included in the own grape commercialization circuits.
  • Participation in the commercial exploitation of the result that is protected in accordance with the regulations in force at the University of Valladolid.

All information is in:

See Diptych grants PROMETHEUS 2013