European Innovation Week | 27.11 - 1.12 | 2017 | Brussels

The EU Top 50 Millennial Start-up Competition will be at the centre of the European Innovation Week programme. We are inviting the next generation researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs to present their ideas and inventions in areas such as health & life science, food and agriculture, bio-, nano-, neurotech, digital technologies and deep tech materials and new production technologies, as well as energy transition, environment and climate change, transport, space, security, creative sectors and education etc.

The programme of the European Innovation Week starts with pitches of the 50 winners on 27 November. Five will be selected to speak on Tuesday morning, 28 November alongside Members of the European Commission and the European Parliament, C-level corporate representatives and investors.

The competition will be open between 16 August and 25 October 2017.
More information about the EU Top 50 Startups as well as the application procedure is available here.

EU Top 50 Start ups Draft Program*

Event Time & Venue
EIS | EIW Opening Ceremony and Partner Cocktail

18:30 - 20:00
European Parliament
Event Time & Venue
EU Top 50 'Hemicycle Start-up Convention'
EU Top 50 pitch in front of Members of the European Parliament,
Members of the European Innovation Council, Corporate Representatives, Investors and Business Angels
09:00 - 12:30
European Parliament
Exhibition Opening and Networking Lunch 12:30 - 14:00
European Parliament
Demo Sessions
Organisation of face-to-face meetings with corporates and investors
14:00 - 18:00
Committee of the Regions
EU support for Statups
Startup Scale-up and Internationalisation
14:00 - 18:00
Committee of the Regions
EU Top 50 Networking Reception 19:00 - 21:00
European Parliament
Possibilty to schedule more demos and face-to-face meetings
Time & Venue
All day

*The organiser reserves the right to make changes to the programme at any time.