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UT Challenge 2021

Application period

Location: online

  • Create an account 
  • Apply with your idea
  • Add team members
  • Apply for inspirationsessions

Ideation Session

Location: Online
18:30 - 20:00
No idea or project yet? Join the Ideation session!
  • See what challenges some of our partners and the world face
  • Brainstorm sessions to create ideas regarding these challenges

Kick-off event

Location: www.utchallenge.nl
18:00 - 20:00
Inspiration & kick-off meeting with participants and partners
  • Get to know your fellow competitors and coaches from the network
  • Learn about the do’s and dont’s 
Sign up via your dashboard.

Networking period

  • Start contact with coaches via your dashboard and collect feedback on your proposal
  • Collect recommendations from classmates, friends and family. Bring the word out. Let them vote for your proposal. The proposal with the most collected online recommendations will win the ‘Networking Prize’ worth €250,- . You have until April 6, 23.59 hours to vote.
  • The Networking Period ends with the selection of the Top 40.


Location: online

  • Join (online) workshops in March, April & May
  • Workshops will evolve around several topics and are there to give you tools to reach the next step with your project. Subjects will follow via your personal dashboard after Kick-off. 

Top 40 Selection

  • The partner network and organization choose the 'Top 40 teams'
  • Selection is based on information provided by teams as well as their participation
  • Communication will follow afterwards towards every participant.

Speed Dating Event

Location: online
15:00 - 17:30
  • The Top 40 teams have the opportunity to date with our partners
  • An afternoon filled with brainstorming and coaching
  • Great opportunity to receive (online) face to face feedback

Selection Finalists

  • The partner network and organization select the teams that will participate in the Grand Final.
  • Selection is based on information provided by teams as well as their participation

Grand Finale

Location: Online
15:30 - 17:15
  • During the Grand Finale on June 8th the best teams will give a one-minute pitch about their entrepreneurial idea or innovative prototype. 
  • After the pitches, a few teams will participate in the Q&A session where the grand jury asks in depth questions.
  • The afternoon will end with an award ceremony and a bunch of ecstatic students!
  • Sign-up here for popcorn and the official Program: www.utchallenge.nl/finale

After care

  • Contact between partners and participants
  • Career opportunities
  • Next steps in projects, development together
  • Partner challenges
  • Evaluation and improvement process