There are in total nine finalists from the entries for the Innovation Award. With their new ideas and technologies they offer innovative solutions for a wide range of social issues. The VU finalists are: from the Faculty of Science Imran Avci, in the category Society and Edcel Salumbides in the category Environment and Climate and from the Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences Insan Firdaus in the category Health. An expert jury, led by Gigi Wang, and the public have selected them the 12th of October.
During the festive finale on 9 November 2021, the finalists will pitch their ideas to the jury and public. After which the jury appoints three winners, who each receive € 10,000 to further develop their idea. You can attend the finale in NEMO, at home or onsite, and witness exciting new ideas, which are sure to have a positive impact on society. You can register here.