EVENTS

YEAR-ROUND INNOVATION EVENTS

Leading up to the 12th edition of the Accenture Innovation Summit at November 2nd 2018, a broad variety of events will take place throughout the year. Innovation will be the central topic. How will we drive innovation forward, together?

On this page you can find an overview of all the year-round innovation events, varying from events that are part of the Innovation Awards program to bi-monthly events for startups, corporates and accelerators. ​Click on the event to learn more or participate and connect.

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SEPTEMBER 3 – 7

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INNOVATION AWARDS | TOP 25

INNOVATION SUMMER NIGHTS

| 8 Theme Locations​, 16:00 – 20:00​

During this week, the top 100 of each innovation theme will gather for one ‘summer night’ at a special location to celebrate innovation, be inspired and drive collaboration. The top 25 innovations per theme will each be part of this top 100.

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OCTOBER 4

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INNOVATION AWARDS | TOP 10 

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SEMI-FINALS

| Innovation Expo, Rotterdam​, 14:00 – 19:00​

During the semi-finals the top 10 innovations per theme will pitch their concept in four pitch arena’s. The jury members will select the 5 finalists per theme. The semi-finals take place during the Innovation Expo 2018 in Rotterdam.

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NOVEMBER 2

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INNOVATION AWARDS | TOP 5

INNOVATION SUMMIT 2018

| DeFabrique, Utrecht​, 08:30 – 19:00​

For the Accenture Innovation Awards’ 12th edition we invite clients, partners and all innovators to join us for this climactic event. During the Summit we will announce the #AIA18 winners! For an impression of last year’s edition click below.

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JULY 4

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SCALE UP ACADEMY

CLASS OF

2018

| ITO, Amsterdam​,

We organized this scale-up to bring together our former Accenture Innovation Awards contestants. They will reconnect and share their experiences whilst enjoying drinks and snacks.

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NOVEMBER 2

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INNOVATION AWARDS

THE LAST MILE 

CHALLENGE

| DeFabrique, Utrecht​

The Summit starts right there: the moment you step out of the train. De Fabriquethe venue where the Summit will be held on November 2ndis 1,483 meters away from the railway station Maarssen

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NOVEMBER 2

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INNOVATION AWARDS

JUNIOR INNOVATION

CHALLENGE

| DeFabrique, Utrecht​, 08:30 – 19:00​

Jet-Net & Technet will be organizing the Junior Innovation Challenge to introduce our youth to business and innovation. The winners will be announced during the finals of the 2018 Summit.

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PAST EVENTS

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THE NEXT WEB

TNW organizes a tech conference bringing the tech community together to network, do business, and learn about the latest trends.

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ISS CHALLENGES

During the Innovation Exchange the selected startups are given the chance to pitch their concepts to the participating partners.

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Accenture Innovation Deepdives of 2016

INNOVATION DEEPDIVES

Kick-off your adventure by visiting the Innovation Scouting Deepdive at TQ and discover how partnering up with startups will lead the way.

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SCALE UP ACADEMY 3 

In this two-hour workshop innovators had the opportunity to co-create a Business Model and received hands-on advice from experts in the field.

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THE AWARDS

Registrations for The Innovation Awards 2018 are officially open. Learn more about the competition and join our network of game changers! Are you ready for the AIA18 innovation journey?

THE INNOVATIONS

Connect with our inspiring innovators in every industry, meet the innovations and learn about their innovative concept. Are you ready to find out how to release trapped value in your organization?

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