Top 5 awards for startups

  1. Philips Innovation Awards
    The Phillips Innovation award is the largest student-entrepreneur award in The Netherlands. PHIA has become a platform where each participant will profit from personal feedback, practice important skills, receive coaching and build a network. And € 50.000, if you win.
  2. IGNITE Awards
    Every year IGNITE challenges starting social entrepreneurs to take the next step towards further professionalization. The IGNITE Award offers an intensive training program, business workshops and a cash prize. In 2020 the spotlight will be on the east of the Netherlands. You can sign up until 31st of July via their website.
  3. Jan Terlouw Innovatie Prijs
    The Jan Terlouw Innovatie Prijs is a prize for sustainable and innovative companies that has been awarded annually by Kiemt since 2011. In doing so, they stimulate entrepreneurs who look beyond today and who bring the future closer with sustainable innovations.
  4. Blue Tulip Awards
    An initiative that identifies and supports the best ideas that use technology to solve tomorrow’s problems, today. The Blue Tulip Awards provides a unique platform for innovative concepts to gain recognition, develop your skill, and attract partners and investors. The award-winners get a variety of services and products offered by partners of the Blue Tulip Awards.
  5. EIT Jumpstarter
    The EIT Jumpstarter is a very selective, competitive program for early-stage innovators. This program aims to reach out, identify and support the best ideas from students, PhDs, and researchers. EIT Jumpstarter is the unique pan-European program which identifies talents with the most promising innovative ideas and provides them with comprehensive business skills mentoring and training support.