Mercator Launch event: Philips Innovation Award 2023 information session (ENG & NL)

Event summary

Do you want to kick-start your startup? Come and pitch your startup! We’re hosting an information session about the Philips Innovation Award 2023. The Philips Innovation Award is the biggest student entrepreneurship award in the Netherlands. By participating you will have a chance to win The Innovator Award, a big prize of €50,000; or the Rough Diamond award, a big prize of €10.000 for those who are not registered at the Chamber of Commerce yet. Besides the cash prize, you win support with registering patents, creative services, consulting and more! The Philips Innovation Award will boost your startup to the next level. 

During the information session, an expert from the Philips Innovation Award will explain how the registration process works. After the information, a previous PHIA contestant of the Philips Innovation Award comes and talks about how participating in The Innovator Award can boost your startup. And then it’s pitch time! There will be a small pitch competition for those who have an innovative idea in mind to prepare you for the big event in 2023. 

After the pitches, there’s time for networking and drinks.

Important: If you want to pitch at this event, send an email to

Sign up for the information session of the Philips Innovation Award via the link below!

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Mercator Launch