Philips Innovation Award 2018

Winner Philips Innovation Award 2018 sounds gong

Chantal van der Velde and Graciëlla van Hamersveld sound the gong. The co-founders of Closure celebrate winning the annual Philips Innovation Award.

The Philips Innovation Award is the biggest student-entrepreneur award in the Netherlands. This year, the 13th edition of the award was organized by students, for students. The Philips Innovation Award is a platform where each participant can benefit. Participants get personal feedback, practice important skills, receive coaching and build a network. 

During the Semi-Final, the 30 best participants had the chance to pitch their ideas in front of investors and entrepreneurs, while they were judged by a professional jury. The 8 best start-ups made it to the final, where 800 visitors experienced an inspiring evening with key-note speakers and innovations of high-quality. Closure won the Innovator League and received a prize worth €50.000. Circal Technologies won the Rough Diamond League and received the prize worth €10.000. 

For more information: www.phia.nl

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