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Discover you path to impact, join the Student Innovation Summit on June 20


On Thursday, June 20, the finale of the 10th edition of the TU/e Contest takes place at Auditorium. We invite all students to join the Student Innovation Summit and celebrate student entrepreneurship with this year's TU/e Contest partners, the participating teams, students, alumni, and TU/e community members.

The day is filled with valuable workshops, alumni pitches, a keynote, networking opportunities, a poster market, and the award ceremony. Which teams have the most impactful cases and will take home this year’s awards? Meet the participating teams here and learn more about this year’s
partners here.

The Student Innovation Summit program

The program aims to inspire student entrepreneurs, and students with entrepreneurial ambition. All students are welcome, regardless of their involvement in student teams or startups. Seize this opportunity to further develop your entrepreneurial skills! During the Summit you can:

  • See how innovation and technology makes real impact with an inspiring keynote from Jelle Schuitemaker from GOAL 3, winner of the Prototyping category during the TU/e Contest 2020.

  • Boost your entrepreneurial skills with energizing and enriching workshops on how to build you own brand, legal support for startups, pitching to impress, and much more.

  • Get inspired by all the innovative projects participating in the TU/e contest by visiting the poster market. Support your peers, and experience their cutting-edge and impactful projects.

  • Learn from those who walked the entrepreneurial path before you, and visit presentations from TU/e alumni startups.

  • Enlarge your network and gain valuable connections for your entrepreneurial or corporate ambitions at the partner market with the TU/e Contest partners.

  • And of course, celebrate the finale of the TU/e contest at the award ceremony!

Time Program Item Details  

11.30h - 12.30h Walk-in, coffee & Lunch    
12.30h - 13.30h Welcome & keynote After the official welcome, the 10 finalists of the TU/e Contest 2024 will introduce themselves through video. Afterwards, Jelle Schuitemaker from GOAL 3, winner of the Prototyping category during the TU/e Contest 2020, gives the keynote presentation.

13.30h - 15.30h Partner market, poster market, workshops & alumni pitches During the partner market you get the chance to network with this year's partners. Meanwhile, you can walk in during the alumni pitches and four workshops: Pitch decks that impress, Building Better Brands, Building Prototypes and 3D printing Medicine. At the poster market, all participating teams of the TU/e Contest 2024 showcase their ideas. All visitors of the Student Innovation Summit get the chance to vote for the team with the best visual presentation, which will be awarded with the Best Poster award. Be sure to cast your vote!

15.30h - 16.30h Award ceremony The ceremony kicks off with live pitches from the best participating teams of this year. There are three main prizes; the Grand Prize, First Runner-up and Second Runner-up. Next to this, there are multipleother rewards.

16.30h - 17.30h Drinks    

Sign up now!
It is possible to register until June 13 via Eventbrite, click the button below to sign up and find the time table. By reserving your ticket, you get access to the entire program, but you can choose to attend only the parts that interest you. Participation is free of charge.

Discover your path to impact; join us on the 20th of June!