Applications are open! Academic Startup Competition 23/24


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The applications for the 4th edition of the Academic Startup Competition are open! The Academic Startup Competition is the place to be for Dutch academic entrepreneurs to compete for a spot in the top 20 of the most promising upcoming science based startups in the Netherlands 23/24. Sign up now before November 10!

All early-stage academic startups that fulfil the criteria are invited to apply. Furthermore, KTOs, incubators and other knowledge transfer institutions can nominate their best candidates by sending an e-mail to

Winning the competition means getting access to an interesting network of investors, experienced founders and experts. Winners are also qualified for missions to Hello Tomorrow (Paris) and the US.

Find pout more about the competition and the criteria on the website of the Academic Startup Competition