The Innovation & Research Battlefield is back for 2024. A competitive A competitive 10-minute pitch platform for researchers, academia, students, and organisations to present innovative sustainable ideas to the mining industry.
Now, more than ever, innovation and research will be critical to drive impactful decisions and to enable businesses to be innovative and agile in responding to current issues.
“We are so excited to launch the 2024 Mining Innovation and Research Battlefield, and the theme for this year will be collaborative innovation for the responsible energy transition. So, what are the innovations that we can collaborate on that are going to enable the responsible energy transition?"
Wendy Tyrell, Executive Director, Development Partner Institute
Organisations (e.g., academia, NGOs,) and students from all over the world are invited to submit proposals - in line with the theme. Shortlisted candidates will be able to be physically present at Mining Indaba in Cape Town to present their pitches in person to the panel. However, due to current travel circumstances and budget restrictions, we will be accepting pre-recorded video pitches should you make it to the second round of the competition.
Applications open November 2023.