The TNO Entrepreneur Challenge challenges teams of students (MBO, HBO (lower and higher vocational studies) and/or WO (university)) to do battle. The winning team will be offered the unique opportunity to co-own a high tech start-up.

Aim: with this TNO Entrepreneur Challenge, we hope to generate more attention for (a) entrepreneurial activities in education in general and, more specifically, for (b) the commercialisation of tech-ideas.

Idea: the TNO Entrepreneur Challenge is simple but challenging: “Which team creates the best plan for a start-up company to launch a new (tried and tested) technology”. The winning team gets a chance to elaborate on the business plan and to set up the company. If the company turns out to be viable, the students are offered a company share