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DO YOU HAVE AN INNOVATIVE IDEA THAT SOLVES A GLOBAL CHALLENGE? DO YOU WANT TO LEARN HOW TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR?

JOIN THE TU/E CONTEST AND GET THE CHANCE TO EXPAND YOUR NETWORK & WIN AWARDS WORTH UP TO €5.000!

Societal issues are increasing on a global scale as the world becomes more complex. At the same time, issues such as technology, energy, climate, and food have a huge impact on our lives.

The TU/e Contest is an initiative of TU/e innovation Space and challenges innovative students to present their ideas and prototypes that can help solve local and global issues and help contribute to a better future. It is a contest for entrepreneurial engineers with international ambitions. As a contestant, you are standing on the shoulders of the TU/e Contest & TU/e innovation Space network. You get to know successful entrepreneurs and leading international companies that will help you on your way from dream to demo to world market.

The official website of the TU/e Contest 2022 will be live in January. The exact date will follow soon. When the website is live you will be able to access the online platform and start your entrepreneurial journey.

REGISTER HERE

AVAILABLE CATEGORIES

Ideation

You have an innovative idea, a solution for a contemporary or future problem, or perhaps a vision that you want to make more concrete? Work on your value proposition and make that next step to a business model canvas and compete for the Ideation Award!

Prototyping

Are you already beyond the ideating phase and are you working on a prototype, scale model or a business model? Are you ready to take the next step to a Minimal Viable Product and a complete business plan? Then you can compete in the Prototyping Category.

Student Teams

The Student Teams are more than fantastic projects, as they also lead to successful startups! Pitch now with your Student Team, connect with our partners and build new collaborations, recruit new team members and grab this chance to win the Student Teams Award.

WHAT CAN YOU WIN?
  • Networking Prize €1.500
  • Audience Award €1.500
  • Ideation Award €5.000
  • Prototyping Award €5.000
  • Student Team Award €5.000
  • Awards granted by partner network
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THE TU/E CONTEST - STEP BY STEP
  • January & February: Sign up & create your team profile
  • March 9th: Meet the coaches & other teams during the Kick Off Event
  • March: Start chatting with coaches to receive feedback & advice
  • March & April: Join workshops to develop your business idea & skills
  • April & May: Make it to the Top 40 and join the Speed Date Event
  • May: Get selected as a finalist & pitch your project during the Grand Finale
  • June 23rd: Impress everyone with your pitch & win an award
  • July onwards: Use your new skills & network to continue your entrepreneurial journey
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WATCH THE AFTER MOVIE OF THE GRAND FINALE 2022 HERE

Initiator of TU/e Contest

TU/e innovation Space

TU/e innovation Space is a community that develops and facilitates interdisciplinary hands-on challenge-based learning, engineering design and entrepreneurship.

TU/e Contest is a nice opportunity for developing yourself as an engineer of the future, by improving your entrepreneurial mindset and skills. Together with the partners in the network, TU/e innovation Space will help you on your way from dream to demo to world market.

Isabelle Reymen, Scientific Director TU/e innovation Space

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