The Hague Innovators for a better world

The Hague Innovators Challenge

– Winners of the Hague Innovators Challenge have been announced. Read the report of the finals here and find out who took home the prizes.

Below you can read what the Hague Innovators Challenge entails.

DO YOU HAVE AN INNOVATIVE IDEA THAT SOLVES A GLOBAL CHALLENGE? JOIN THE HAGUE INNOVATORS CHALLENGE AND GET THE CHANCE TO WIN A PRIZE BETWEEN € 2.500 TO € 25.000.

The world is becoming more complex and societal issues are increasing on a global scale. At the same time, issues such as safety, energy, climate, and food have a huge impact on the lives of people living in cities.

With the The Hague Innovators Challenge, the municipality of The Hague challenges startups, scale-ups and students to present their innovative ideas for global issues, as described in the UN Sustainable Development Goals
(SDGs).

Who can apply?

Startups, scale-ups and students from The Hague region. Are you not yet based in The Hague? Then we need a declaration of intent, which shows that you will settle in The Hague if you win a prize. We challenge all participants to enter into and demonstrate collaborations with other sectors or professionals in The Hague.

What can you win?

  • The Audience prize of € 2.500,
  • the Student prize of € 10.000,
  • the Startup prize of € 15.000
  • or the Scale-up prize of € 25.000.

The winners will be announced on the 21ste of January 2020 during the Big Improvement Day in the AFAS Circus Theater in The Hague.

The nominees of 2020

During The Hague Innovators Challenge 2019, 3 startups, 3 pre-startups and 3 students were nominated. Watch the movie with a short compilation of their ideas and pitches

The best ideas had the chance to win cash prizes with which they could finance their first pilot or prototype.

The winners of The Hague Innovators

 

Are you curious about the winners of previous editions? Get inspired!