Innovation Award 2021

Bringing research outside universities and into the world

The Innovation Award is the Amsterdam competition for research based innovative ideas that contribute to a better world.

Participants have the chance to get feedback on their idea, get a pitch training, share their innovation with the public and win €10.000!  The prize of € 10.000 will be awarded to the best idea in each category: Society, Health and Environment & Climate, inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations*.

  • The pitch training for finalists is on 26 October 2021
  • The festive finale with pitches and award ceremony is on 9 November 2021

For whom
All researchers, staff and students from all Amsterdam universities and universities of applied sciences and the Netherlands Cancer Institute were able to sign up for the Innovation Award. The Innovation award is an inclusive competition open to idea’s from all research disciplines.

The deadline for registration has passed. It is no longer possible to sign up for the innovation Award 2021.

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