After a thorough selection process followed by the Innovation Market, eight lucky participants are left to compete in the final of the Philips Innovation Award 2017. Five Innovators and three Rough Diamonds. This is the day on which is decided who of them has the most brilliant and innovative idea. All of those participants are trying their very best to become the winner of their category. During the show some intriguing speakers will get the audience on the edge of their seats, preparing them for various rounds of pitches of the finalists. The combination of these inspiring stories alongside the razor sharp pitches make it a truly motivating experience.


During this evening, the finalists have the opportunity to further elaborate on their business plans. In the end the jury will decide who wins the Innovators Award of €50.000,- and who wins the Rough Diamond Award of €15.000,-. The audience is also involved by voting for their favourite! This favourite will be rewarded the public prize. After a stunning show there will be some refreshments at the bar in order for you to discuss the highlights with all attendees. All in all, the final of the Philips Innovation Award 2017 is an event you do not want to miss. This year’s final will take place on Monday 8 May 2017. Check out the selected participants for the final right here:

The finalists

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