Apply for JOSEF UMDASCH RESEARCH PRIZE 2022!

Doka is on the lookout for digital solutions for construction companies that make workflows more efficient, simplify material handling and make the construction site safer.

Doka clients are construction companies responsible for the largest and most complex construction sites in the world. Thousands of players need to work together precisely to perfection. Three things are crucial in tough everyday construction site situations: Efficiency, safety, and handling of material. Doka is taking up this challenge to continue their further development and are looking for your ideas/solutions.

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Since 2017, WSA and Umdasch Group have joined together to find the most innovative solutions for their global companies. The winners of past years are currently working with the companies on the realization of their prize-winning ideas.

Benefits

  • The submitters of the best ideas will be nominated as finalists by Umdasch and will be rewarded with EUR 5,000 so they can develop their idea further.
  • In January, the finalists will meet in person in Amstetten (Austria). The aim of this event is to give the finalists an insight into the world of Doka and to familiarize them with the construction environment (This event in Amstetten may be canceled due to Corona regulations.).
  • The finalists will be invited to pitch their detailed ideas to a jury of experts at WSA Global Congress in March 2022. The pitching event and award ceremony will be organized online.
  • The final winner will be invited to contract negotiations with Doka*.

*Subject to rules and conditions of the contest

Eligibilities

The Contestant

  • guarantees that he or she and all of his/her team members are of legal age (18 years old), or is an active and legally established company under the law applicable at its registered seat;
  • guarantees to submit an idea/solution developed solely by him/her or – in case of a company – by an employee on behalf of the company and guarantees further to be the sole owner of any rights or ideas with regard to the submitted idea/solution in particular
    intellectual property rights,
  • understands English and shall use it for his or her submission of documents and during all official communication,
  • accepts that there is no way of challenging a decision by the jury legally,
  • shall cover all of his or her costs such as internal costs for submitting an idea, any applicable taxes or fees such as with respect to Expense Allowance and
  • shall comply with all relevant and applicable laws and regulations.
Eligible Regions: Open to all

Application Process

Apply online through the Apply Now link.

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Application Deadline: November 7, 2021 (19 Days Remaining)

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