These terms and conditions shall apply for the Call Candidate (hereinafter as well “Candidate”), Call Organizer (hereinafter as well “Organizer”), Start-up Company (hereinafter as well “Start-up”) and 6zero1 S.A. (hereinafter as well “6zero1”). Each as well “Party” and together “Parties”. Call organizer is 6zero1.
6zero1 is an incubator for social enterprises.
An Acceleration program is built for them.
A call for candidates will allow Candidates to apply to the program.
Application and evaluation process
The call will open on the 15th of March 2017 with a closing deadline on the 30th of April 2017 at midnight (CEST). A first stage evaluation will be executed by appointed jury members to shortlist Candidates that will be called for a project pitch evaluation on the 8th of May 2017. The pitching Candidates will be reviewed by 6 jury members under the format of 5 minutes project pitch and 5min Q&A. A selection process will be operated the same day. The accepted candidates in the 6zero1 social enterprise support program will be announced the day after.
The successful Candidates of the 6zero1 call will be admitted to the Acceleration phase of 6zero1 in Differdange, Luxembourg. In the Acceleration phase, candidates receive personalised assistance for their project, consulting and training services, and participate in networking events proposed within 6zero1. They have a monthly renewable lease lasting up to 12 months maximum.
Candidates acknowledge that 6zero1 appointed jury will have full discretion to select projects, as well as to decide that none of the projects fulfils minimal criteria to be awarded and promoted at any stage of the March 2017 6zero1 call for candidates.
The 6zero1 call for project is open to any entrepreneurial project or company with a social purpose.
Eligible submissions concern mature projects with specified elements such as applicable prototype mockups, calculations, or simulations.
Respondents to the call for project must be of the official majority age in said individual’s geographic location. Legal entities must not have been declared in bankruptcy.
It will be mandatory for the successful Candidates of the coaching program to have a legal entity to complete the Coaching & Incubation phase and access the Acceleration & Partnership phase.
3. Intellectual property
Candidates to the 6zero1 call confirm that their submission does not contain any confidential information. Respondents declare that they have the absolute ownership of the project submitted for the Call, that the project cannot be subject to a conflict regarding intellectual property rights (trademarks, patents, copyrights, etc), and that the Project and its use to the Program’s purpose does not infringe the rights of any third party.
All Applications remain the property of the Candidates. It is up to the Candidates to take the necessary measures if they feel that their idea requires specific protection. They have to be aware that 6zero1 will evaluate a high number of applications, many of which may include similar ideas. 6zero1 will not sign any non-disclosure agreements during the submission process and until entering into the Incubation or Acceleration stages.
All Parties work together under the respect of the usual rules of confidentiality. This shall mean that each Party shall use confidential information received from one of the other Parties as confidential and protect the confidential information from divulgation to third parties with the usual care. The disclosing party shall mark confidential information as “confidential”. Such Confidential Information however which a) was already known to the receiving party at time of disclosure, or b) publicly available, or c) becomes publicly available through no fault of the receiving party, or d) is independently developed by the receiving party without infringement of confidentiality obligations does not fall under the above rules of confidentiality and can be used freely by the receiving party. These confidentiality obligations lasts from the Call till three years after a project or company leaves the 6zero1 program or until it is replaced by a more detailed agreement.
In case the selected Candidate does not respect the rules of the Call or these terms and conditions, 6zero1 may terminate incubation and other services to the project or company at any time with one month prior written notice.
6. Legal Entity
The Parties are and shall remain fully independent companies. There is no sharing of losses or profit.
7. Other regulations
In case of any disagreement the Parties will try to solve such disagreement through friendly consultations. Should however such dispute is not solved within 4 weeks after written notification any Party may bring such dispute to arbitration. The arbitration shall take place in Luxembourg, in line with the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce. There shall be three arbitrators. The ruling of the arbitration shall be final and binding to the Parties.
Luxembourg law shall apply to the Call and all agreements between the Parties.
6zero1 provides its training and support service on professional basis. However the Project or Company remains independent and free to apply and use any support provided. Accordingly 6zero1 shall not be held liable for any indirect and or consequential damages, loss of profit, loss of interest and the like. Howsoever the arising liability of 6zero1 is limited to personal damage by 6zero1 or to damage due to wilful misconduct or gross negligence.
In case one of the stipulations in any agreement or the Call is not applicable, all other stipulations shall remain applicable and the not applicable stipulation shall be replaced by an applicable stipulation closest to the economic intention of the Parties. The Call organizers reserve the right to make changes to the above Rules and Regulation. All such changes will be communicated to the Candidates at www.6zero1.org/terms.
The Call organizers decisions are final and irrevocable.
8. Consent for release of information
In consideration for the opportunity for the Candidates photograph, likeness or quotes to appear in certain creative works to be used within certain Promotional Activities of the Call Organizer or its subsidiaries or contractors (“Organizer”) both presently and in the future, the Candidates of 6zero1support program hereby agree to the following:
Give full permission, irrevocably and in perpetuity, to Organizer to use their name, image, likeness, quotes or any portion thereof (collectively “THEIR IMAGE”) as they may appear in the materials created for the Promotional Activities, and to distribute or display in any and all manner and media throughout the world, including, but not limited to, print, photograph, film, video, television, CD-ROM, DVD, and on-line computer media, such as the Internet.
The Call Candidates Understand that the Call organizers are not obligated to use or provide compensation for any use of THEIR IMAGE. They further understand that the Call Organizer does not acquire an ownership interest in their personal Information as a result of this Release, and agree that the Call Organizer own all copyrights to any photographs or video footage it takes, and to any of the derivative works The Call Organizer create as a result of this release.
Call Candidates also Agree that the Call Organizer, in using THEIR IMAGE, or any part thereof, shall have no obligation to identify them by name or otherwise and they hereby waive all rights and claims which they may otherwise have with respect to the manner in which THEIR IMAGE may be used by the Call Organizer, including, but not limited to, publicity rights, privacy rights, rights regarding defamation of character, and all rights with respect to their approval of the materials which may be created by the Call Organizer containing their image, regardless of whether, THEIR IMAGE is blurred, distorted, or altered, whether intentionally or otherwise.