Open Innovation



Bayer’s Grants4Tech initiative welcomes innovative technologies to support production in the life-science industry. Our current competition is about image recognition and machine learning.

submission closed
January 15 2018

Who this is for

  • universities
  • other academic research institutes
  • technology startups

all over the world with an interest in technologies that support production processes in the life science industry

What it’s about

In our Grants4Tech competition for 2017 / 2018 we are looking for mobile and versatile digital prototypes that perform a 4-eyes-check which can be used in many different scenarios and be trained by any qualified employee.

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We offer

  • prize money of € 40,000, € 20,000 and € 15,000 for the three best solutions
  • further € 10,000 will be awarded to each three remaining finalists
  • networking and visibility at a pioneering international technology fair
  • collaboration with technology suppliers to advance your project
  • potential collaboration with Bayer on implementing your solution
  • intellectual property rights remain with the entrants

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Submission deadlines

January 15th 2018

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