The Bell Labs Prize is a competition for innovators from participating countries around the globe that seeks to recognize proposals that ‘change the game’ in the field of information and communications technologies by a factor of 10 and provides selected innovators with the unique opportunity to collaborate with Bell Labs researchers to help realize their vision.
A prestigious competition that aims to provide a unique opportunity for innovators to change the world with big ideas, following in the great tradition of Bell Labs. If you have a 10x game-changing idea and are interested in developing it with leading Bell Labs researchers, you have come to the right place. In the second stage, 10 finalists will be selected to compete for the 3 prizes at an event scheduled in the late Autumn, in front of a panel of renowned experts and industry leaders.
They are looking for game-changing and impactful ideas that have the potential to change the way we live, work and communicate with each other.
Mathematics of Networks
Optical Systems or Components
Fixed Network technologies
Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
The three winners may have an opportunity to work with Bell Labs, giving them the unique opportunity to collaborate with researchers to further develop the idea and enhance its commercial viability.
First prize: $100K + matching $100K for the winner’s University
Second prize: $50K
Third prize: $25K
Deadline: 25th April 2018