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Application deadline Accenture Innovation Awards 2015

Registration for the Accenture Innovation Awards 2015 has been extended to 14 August, 2015.

On the basis of ten major innovation themes Accenture searches for the best Dutch innovative concepts. Do you have or do you know the innovation that has everything to turn an industry upside down? Sign up on the website.

The Accenture Innovation Awards: an annual innovation competition for the most innovative Dutch products, services and concepts. By giving the Innovation Awards Accenture companies and organizations the recognition they deserve. Concepts that are launched in the Netherlands and deliver exceptional performance in terms of innovation and sustainability and are younger than three years old, can register and compete for the coveted Blue Tulips, Green Tulip and the Audience Award. There is also an award for the person who has made an extraordinary contribution in the past year to innovation in the Netherlands, the Innovator of the Year.

Accenture Innovation Awards 2015 | 10 themes | 10 challenges

Breakthrough innovation is increasingly common from unexpected sources. New technology, new business models and new cooperation lead to acceleration and advancement, making it the world works and lives differently. From this year Accenture presented the awards in 10 industry-transcending innovation themes – 10 challenges Dutch innovations can be the solution. By theme they bring relevant parties together to jointly define vision, stimulate discussion, to establish connections and accelerate solutions and innovation.

– Health & Wellbeing
– Fair Food
– Personalized Shopping & Paying
– Seamless Travel & Transportation
– Perfect Cities
– The Internet of Me
– Safe & Secure Society
– Clean & Affordable Energy
– Smart Manufacturing
– Circular Economy

Why participate?

With its participation in the Innovation Awards your innovation will get in the spotlight. Several development programs offer throughout the year give your the opportunity to come into contact with large companies and potential investors. The Innovation Awards creates a lot of media attention which your innovation can benefit from. The judges (corporates, academics and politicians) judge on content and presentation. Where possible they give you tips on both.
Winning the blue tulip is a label for your innovation and innovation brings your attention to the general public.

What are the criteria to enroll?

Your concept must meet the following conditions in order to be registered for the Innovations Awards:

– The concept is younger than three years old
– The concept must be introduced in the Netherlands

For more information and to sign up, please go to the website of the Accenture Innovation Awards.

Accenture Innovation Awards

Joffrey Mandersloot
Joffrey is a freelance writer and editor for startupjuncture, with a background in biology and environmental studies.

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