Registration for the Philips Innovation Award 2019 is open


Registration for the Philips Innovation Award 2019 is open

Participate now!

Only a few people in this world have the guts to transform their idea into a successful start-up. These innovators make a difference in today’s world. Are you ready to make a difference?

Then do not hesitate, sign up for the Philips Innovation Award with your clever, innovative idea and start transforming this idea into a life-changing concept.

Once you have signed up, you will be contacted by us for further information (

Our Platform

From page to stage
Idea stage
Submit your idea
on one page
(13/09/2018 - 03/12/2018)
Developing stage
Submit your
business plan
(17/12/2018 - 14/01/2019)
Refining stage
Get valuable feedback and
compete for a place in the final
(14/02/2019 - 20/03/2019)
Final stage
The Philips Innovation Award
will reach its climax
(20/03/2019 - 06/05/2019)

Closure wins the Philips Innovation Award 2018

On the 7th of May, the Philips Innovation Award reached its climax. Closure took home the main prize, convincing the jury of their new method to terminate descriptions after someone passes away.
The Rough Diamond League was won by Circal Technologies with their new way to turn ship emissions into valuable resources!

Want to know more about these winners? More information can be found here

Congratulations to the finalists!

Last Wednesday, all the 30 semi-finalists did an amazing job at our Innovation Market & Semi-Final. All participants showed great potential and their level was higher than ever! Only 8 startups could be the best, but all semi-finalists earned a huge round of applause.
Here are the 8 finalists!
Innovators:, IVWear, Opt Medical, Spike Mobility & AcaBoo
Rough Diamonds: Ratio, Medcore & Circal Technologie
We are looking forward to the Grand Final on May 7th!

The Developing Stage has started

Today, we move on to the next stage: the Developing Stage. In the Developing Stage, we help you transform your idea or executive summary into a business plan. We have clear guidelines that help you in this process. By handing in your business plan, you will be one step closer to participating in the semi-final! Our top partners will evaluate your business plans and provide you with personal feedback, no matter if you make it to the semi-final or not!

Participation for the Philips Innovation Award 2018 is now officially open!

The application process for the Philips Innovation Award 2018 has started! Do you think you can be GBM Works' successor? Or perhaps you will go for the Rough Diamond award and follow in the footsteps of Level Diagnostics? Do not hesitate and challenge yourself! Participate now!
The application process for the Philips Innovation Award 2018 is closed.