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.

COMING SOON..

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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OTHER EVENTS

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APRIL 10

SCALE UP ACADEMY

DISRUPT, OR GET DISRUPTED

| ITO, Amsterdam​, 09:00 – 12:00​

​The Business Model. We have all seen and probably used it multiple times, but how can we use this seemingly simple method as a powerful tool to reinvent and boost our business?

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MAY 8

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SCALE UP ACADEMY

IP, WHAT DOES THIS MEAN TO ME?

| ITO, Amsterdam​, 09:00 – 12:00​

The legal field is an unknown landscape for most startups. Legal regulation questions are only asked when problems arise. But did you know that staying ahead of the law can be very beneficial?

COMING SOON..

MAY 24 & 25 

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INNOVATION AWARDS

THE ASSEMBLY |

THE NEXT WEB

| TNW Conference, Amsterdam​

​The #AIA18 theme kick-off will be organized in cooperation with The Next Web. During The Assembly, all AIA18 jury members are invited to join, be inspired and shape their theme as they see fit. ​

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PAST EVENTS

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START-UP ON THE BEACH

The selected eight startups will pitch their company during the Springtij Forum: the biggest sustainability conference of the Netherlands.

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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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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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