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Wanted: The Hague Innovators

August 1, 2022

The Hague Innovators challenge is looking for participants

Every year, the municipality of The Hague organises The Hague Innovators challenge. With this challenge, the city challenges startups, scale-ups, and students to present innovative ideas on global social issues, as described in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The world is becoming more complex and societal issues are increasing on a global scale. At the same time, issues related to topics such as water, climate, food, energy, and humanitarian aid have a huge impact on the lives of people living in cities.

Participants can win cash prizes ranging from € 5.000 to € 25.000.

Who can apply?
  • Pre-startups: You have an innovative idea or company in the starting phase that contributes to a better world. Your company has not existed for more than one year.
  • Startups: You have an innovative company that contributes to a better world. Your company has existed for a minimum of one year and a maximum of five years.
Important data:
  • August 1 – 28, 2022: Registrations open.
  • September 9, 2022: Announcement of the nominees.
  • September and October 2022: Substantive program for the nominees.
  • November 15, 2022: Announcement of the winners during ImpactFest.
Apply for the challenge

View more information and the conditions to register at this page: