About the Philips Innovation Award

Many people have clever, innovative ideas. You are probably one of them. But only a few have the guts to transform their idea into a successful start-up. It’s precisely this group of people who make the difference in our world. (Besides that, a considerable part of them becomes a millionaire before their 30th birthday.) Why shouldn’t you join these people? Everyone with a clever idea can participate in the Philips Innovation Award. It doesn’t matter whether your idea solves a huge worldwide problem, or just makes daily life a bit more easy and fun.



The Award is worth €50.000 and gives every idea or start-up an ‘Eureka!’ kick-start towards success. It consists of cash, assistance in registering patents, creative services, and more!

We do not believe in “the winner takes it all”-principle. The Philips Innovation Award has become a platform where each participant can profit from.

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About the Platform

The Philips Innovation Award has become a platform where each participant can profit from. Participants receive guidance and are being coached by experts in order to develop sustainable and valuable ideas and business plans.

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When you’re enthusiastic about your own ideas and want everyone to share that excitement, it’s too easy to let your words get ahead of you. So you have just 100 words to win 1 of the 10 prizes of €100,-. And this is just the first round.

No worries; It only takes 5 minutes to sign up. We will help all participants with useful feedback, inspiring events and coaching. Does the jury consider your idea as the best? Than you will win our Award, which is worth more than €50.000! (No guts, no glory!)


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