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Overall rules:

All students who study at Eindhoven University of Technology can apply (bachelor, master)

Both Dutch and foreign students can apply (language spoken during events is English)

PhDs and PDEngs can participate in the Prototyping or Student Team category

Participation is free of charge

A team for the category 'Ideation' or 'Prototype' consists of a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 6 team members

A team with 7 or more team members is part of the category 'Student Team'.

The 'Student Team' category is also for teams which are existing student projects within the TU/e.

The organization of the TU/e Contest reserves the right to place the teams in the most appropriate category.

IDEATION AWARD

Do you have a cool business 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 or a prototype and compete for the Ideation Award!

REQUIREMENTS (AT LEAST 1 OF THE OPTIONS BELOW):

Sketch
3D model
Calculation
Photo or other imagery
Idea description

PROTOTYPING AWARD

Are you already beyond the ideating phase and are you working on ( or possess ) a prototype, scale model or a business model? Are you ready to take the next step to a Minimal Viable Product and a complete businessplan? Then you can compete for the Prototyping Award (1-6 team members).

REQUIREMENTS (AT LEAST 1 OF THE OPTIONS BELOW):

Prototype
Scale model
MVP
Business Model Canvas
Business plan
Chamber of Commerce registration

STUDENT TEAMS AWARD

The Student teams are more than fantastic projects as they also lead to succesful startups! Pitch now with your Student team, connect with our partners and built new collaborations and/or recruit new team members and grab this chance to win a cheque of €5000,-

REQUIREMENTS (AT LEAST 1 OF THE OPTIONS BELOW):

Prototype
Scale model
MVP
Business Model Canvas
Business plan
Chamber of Commerce registration