Innovation Awards 2017: open for registration now!

April 5, 2017

From today on, the Accenture Innovation Awards Program of 2017 is officially open for registration. For the eleventh year in a row, innovative startups can compete during the year-round Innovation Awards Program. The goal? Stimulating innovation in the Netherlands and beyond its borders and scaling up starting businesses. We welcome all entrepreneurs as well as corporate startups and concepts to register between now and July 31st, 2017. You might as well become the next winner of the Blue or Green Tulip during the Innovation Summit on October 27!

Do you have an innovative startup, idea or concept that is younger than three years and active in de Dutch market? Register now!

Innovation themes & challenges

Want to join the competition? Register within one of the following eleven innovation themes and take the challenge:


The Innovation Awards process

All registered concepts will be judged by an independent jury of business-, governmental and educational professionals. On September 25, the shortlist of the finalists of every theme will be announced. During the Innovation Summit on October 27, the finalists will pitch their concept to the jury and the winner will be awarded with a Blue – or Green – Tulip and a cheque. There is an additional award for the winner of the Social Voting Prize.

Let the competition start!



Our innovation class of 2017 is now complete. We are proud to have over 750 of the best innovations joining the Innovation Awards 2017 competition and joining the network of game changers.


Are you ready to connect with inspiring innovators in every industry? Want to learn to become the disruptor, not the disrupted? Looking to find out how to release trapped value in your organization?

Accenture Innovation Awards