Competitions

These are the innovation competitions currently taking place within the HSD network:

EIT Digital Challenge

EIT Digital Challenge

Are you a fast growing European technology startup ready to scale? Does your product or service leverage digital technology applied to industry, cities, wellbeing, infrastructure or finance? Do you already have market traction, customers and revenue? And do you need support in international customer acquisition and fundraising?

 

Take the EIT Digital Challenge and win up to €50,000 in cash, access to EIT Digital’s pan-European innovation network, as well as the chance to join the EIT Digital Accelerator for a full year, supporting you to find international customers and raise Series A financing to scale up your business. Submission ends on 15 July 2016.

 

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SME Innovation Competition

SME Innovation Competition

Are you an innovative security SME with growth ambitions and do you want the visibility of your innovation and company to grow or are you looking for a stepping stone to more knowledge and new networks? Then register for the 11th edition of the SME Innovation Top 100, an initiative of HSD partner Chamber of Commerce. It offers a unique opportunity to put your innovation on display. Registration is open untill 30 April 2016.

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Herman Wijffels Innovation Award

Herman Wijffels Innovation Award

Do you have a sustainable innovation and are you looking for a steppingstone to success? Then join the Herman Wijffels Innovation Award. You can register up to 7 April 2016. Win 20,000 euros, publicity and access to knowledge and networks! Also, each winner will receive five days of consultancy services of KplusV. You can participate with innovations in the category "Food and Agriculture", "Circular economy" or "Vitale communities" and care. Each category has a prize of 20,000 euros.

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Multimedia Contest: Secure Your Future

Multimedia Contest: Secure Your Future

2015 EDITION 'SPACE IS THE FUTURE' IS CLOSED - The Secure Your Future Multimedia Competition is organised by HSD, KIVI, and technology magazine De Ingenieur. The competition aims to involve students and entrepreneurs with the security sector, to promote career opportunities in the security sector to students and to increase the number of start-ups, innovations, and innovative services in the security domain. The annual challenges aim to contribute to the ambition of HSD in quest of stimulating economic development in The Hague and the Netherlands as a whole.

 

The 2015 edition specifically focused on ideas for multimedia applications that incorporates the use of satellite data for the security of critical infrastructures. Participants, ranging from students to entrepreneurs, were asked to invent or develop an app, game, website, video, presentation or other multimedia application.

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