October 19
Winners 2023
Here are all winners from this year, who were competing for more than 3.8 million euro of investments, cash, accelerate and skilling awards.
Stage Two Innovation Award

1st place (Jury Voting), 20k by Siemens and Problem Solving Workshop by McKinsey & Company: IonKraft (RWTH Aachen University)

Stage Two Movement Award

1st place (Audience Voting), 30k media budget by DvH Ventures and Problem Solving Workshop by McKinsey & Company: GEMESYS (Ruhr University Bochum)


HTGF investment prize, 800k: IonKraft (RWTH Aachen University)

Redstone investment prize, 750k: HospiChef (WHU)

Atlantic Labs investment prize, 400k: GEMESYS (Ruhr University Bochum)

b2venture investment prize, 400k: Intuitivo (NOVA)

Onsight Ventures investment prize, 350k: Puresurf (University Graz)

xdeck investment prize, 300k: HospiChef (WHU)

STS Ventures investment prize, 250k: IonKraft (RWTH Aachen University)

Fund F investment prize, 200k: Matrix Health & Care (Imperial College)

Peak investment prize, 150k: Accuselect (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Earlybird investment prize, 100k: IonKraft (RWTH Aachen University)

ROI Ventures investment prize, 50k: Accuselect (Erasmus University Rotterdam)


Premium Access to PatentPlus Innovation Platform: Aestuarium (Maastricht University), Apheros (ETH Zürich) & Noriware (University St. Gallen)

Tech for Good Award by Value for Good: socialbnb (University of Cologne)

EIC Readiness Workshop by Zaz Ventures: Biomotion (TU Vienna) & Magmatic (INiTS)


FoodTech Bootcamp by FoodLabs: Aestuarium (Maastricht University)

B2B Sales Bootcamp by UVC: Caplyzer (KTH Stockholm)

Fast-Track to Armilar IC Meeting: GEMESYS (Ruhr University Bochum)

Fast-Track to SquareOne IC Meeting: Noriware (University St. Gallen)

Fast-Track to Contrarian Ventures IC Meeting: Vuala (University Cambridge)