LG Chem Global Innovation Contest 2018 (GIC 2018)

LG Chem Global Innovation Contest 2018


This program is a platform for research collaboration designed by LG Chem that will be initiated with novel proposals from universities and research institutions from all over the world.

The contest theme includes Energy, Environment, Functional Materials, Bio, Platform Technology, as well as other areas that need innovative solutions. The specific keyword for each contest theme is summarized in ‘Contest Theme’ .

Nominees of this contest can earn up to $150,000 each for multi-year research activities and may also have the opportunity to collaborate with R&D teams in LG Chem to realize their proposed solutions. We highly encourage you who have such a novel idea to share with us to apply for this contest.


Some important dates of GIC 2018 are summarized below.

June.18th ~Sep.30th, 2018 - Submission of Proposal online

Oct.1st ~Nov.30th, 2018 - Evaluation of Proposals

Dec. 2018 - Announcement of Nominated Proposals

Mar. 30th , 2019 - End of Contract Signing


GIC 2018 Organizing Committee (lggic@lgchem.com)

For more information, please visit the official website of the LG Chem Global Innovation Contest 2018 here.

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