Any person active in the field of optics and photonics, may apply for the "#next_photonics. Prototype Your Idea Contest". Photonics21 established a dedicated Innovation Challenge to push for more entrepreneurship in photonics.
It addresses PhD students, master students and makers alike who have an idea for a photonics product that can transform into a real business.
Fill in the application form and upload your video! All information on the contest can be found here.