Your heart beats for innovation?
You believe your business idea
will change the game?
Convince the jury that you can
make a difference.
Apply under one of the following
categories and win € 2.000 per category:
Energy & Environment
Health & Life Sciences
Special Societal Impact
Digital Economy & ICT
Space – space technology translated into everyday applications
Jury Pitches & Award Ceremony: 07.04.2020
Event Location: Science Park Graz, Austria*
*Please note that Science Park Graz is not able to cover any costs
(such as travel expenses) related to your participation in the competition.
You will be notified mid-March on whether you have been shortlisted to pitch your idea to the jury in Graz.
Our Jury 2019
Our jury of experts will evaluate your ideas using the following criteria:
Degree of innovation, applicability, market potential and originality.
MD Science Park Graz
Head of Division of Research Organisation and Services FH Joanneum
Frank M. Salzgeber
Head of ESAs Technology Transfer Programme Office
Head of the Startup Center
Arno F. Likar
Senior partner at LIKAR Lawyers and CEO HAI Smart
Deputy Head of Department for Economic and Tourism Development City of Graz
Deputy Head of Research & Technology House TU Graz
Red Bull Media House
Office for Gender Equality and Equal Opportunity
Last year, all applicants were invited to the award ceremony on 4th April 2019, where the winners got announced.
We have summed up our terms and conditions for you in our FAQ section, where we answer the most frequently asked questions about our IDEA COMPETITION: