The CERN Knowledge Transfer fund is a tool to bridge the gap between research and industry. Through a competitive process, it selects innovative projects based on a CERN technology with high potential for impact in another field than high-energy physics, with potential for positive impact on society. Established in 2011, the fund is supported through revenues from commercial agreements concludes by CERN's Knowledge Transfer group.
The selection committee meets once to twice a year. Please send your proposals at any time, pending on the proposals we receive, we may reschedule the meeting in the coming months.
Please note that the next meeting will take place on: Thursday 24 June 2021, 13:30 to 17:30.
Application deadline: Monday 17 May 2021.
- The project proposal must be approved by the Department Head;
- The salary cost of staff members involved in the project is covered by the Department;
- The project is based on a CERN technology;
- The Intellectual Property (IP) required to execute the project is owned or co-owned by CERN and there is no conflict over the IP required to execute the project.