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RESPONSIBLE INNOVATIONS FOR A RADICALLY BETTER WORLD

REGIONAL COMPETITION
NETHERLANDS & BELGIUM

March 24, 2022

“The world’s largest startup competition for entrepreneurs addressing the Globe’s Most Serious Challenges.” – Forbes

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EMPOWERING STARTUPS TO INNOVATE IN 10 CATEGORIES INSPIRED BY THE 17 SDGS

ADVANCED

MATERIALS

AGTECH 

& FOOD

BIOTECH

CLEANTECH ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

DIGITAL

HEALTH

EDTECH

ENABLING

TECHNOLOGIES

FINTECH

MOBILITY

SUSTAINABLE SMART CITIES

At the regional finals, startups will be considered for two awards

REGIONAL FINALS AWARD

€20K

ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD

€5K

In addition, at the global finals competitors will be considered for two special awards in 2022

FEMALE FOUNDERS AWARD

We will be awarding this recognition to the top startup with at least one female founder, who’s innovations are driving solutions to global challenges

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD


XTC 2022 ACTIVITY SCHEDULE


Open Application deadline Regional Competition 

February 14


Announcement Finalist




March 3


Regional Finals at High Tech Campus



March 24


Global Finalist Announced




May 1


Global Bootcamp & Category Finals



May 23 - June 3


Global Finals





June 8-9

Apply directly to join the competition!

Deadline for submitting your application: Feb 14th, ’22 | noon

Benefits for startups to join

Events

Would you love to learn more about the Extreme Tech Challenge, how you can benefit from this competition and how to apply? Feel free to meet us at one of our promotional events.

NEXT ONLINE EVENT: CORDA CAMPUS | Hasselt December 2nd, 2021

GLOBAL VISIBILITY

Be seen by hundreds of leading global investors

CORPORATE COLLABORATIONS

The opportunity to form strategic partnerships with leading corporations

RAISE CAPITAL

Access leading global investors

WORLD-CLASS MENTORSHIP

Attend workshops with industry experts

Recap of last years’ global finals

More info

More information about the competition & criteria on the Extreme Tech Challenge website

The United Nation Sustainable Development Goals serve as a framework for the competition

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