CRDF Global in partnership with the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF), and the Georgian Research & Development Foundation (GRDF) invites all young innovators, scientists and technology entrepreneurs of Georgia to apply to the “From Idea to Market” Young Tech Innovators Competition. The competition is designed to support idea and start-up stage young tech entrepreneurs in Georgia through funding and mentorship.

Submissions must focus on science or technology based solutions with market potential in sectors such as information and communication technologies (ICTs), energy, biotechnologies, agriculture, new materials and health. Projects that focus on basic research or, on the contrary, have already resulted in a company are not eligible.

CRDF Global/SRNSF/GRDF will provide awards up to five best projects with a budget up to $22,400 each.

Application Deadline:  August 30, 2013 (18:00 Tbilisi Time).

Note: See additional SRNSF requirements at www.rustaveli.org.ge