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Conditions of Entry

Overall rules:

  • All students of Maastricht University and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences can apply (bachelor, master, PhD, PDEng).

  • Participation is free of charge.

  • Graduates can apply if graduated after June 2020

  • A team may have a minimum of one and a maximum of seven members.

  • An individual cannot apply with more than one team.

  • A team cannot apply multiple times (one team, one project).

  • The final placement of projects in categories will be done by the Maastricht University Challenge organization.


Ideation Award

Do you have a cool business idea, a solution for a contemporary or future problem or perhaps a vision that you want to make more concrete? Work on your value proposition and make that next step to a business model canvas or a prototype and compete for the Ideation Award!

REQUIREMENTS (AT LEAST 1 OF THE OPTIONS BELOW):

> Sketch
> 3D model
> Calculation
> Photo or other imagery
> Idea description

Prototyping Award

Are you already beyond the ideation phase and are you working on (or possess) a prototype, scale model or a business model? Are you ready to take the next step to a Minimal Viable Product and a complete business plan? Then compete for the Prototyping Award!

REQUIREMENTS (AT LEAST 1 OF THE OPTIONS BELOW):

> Prototype
> Scale model
> MVP
> Business Model Canvas

Start-up Award

Are you ready to start doing business? Use the UM Challenge platform to pitch your business idea to our network of partners and establish new collaborations that can benefit your business. Compete for the Start-up Award and create maximum impact!

REQUIREMENTS (AT LEAST 1 OF THE OPTIONS BELOW):

> Complete business plan
> Chamber of Commerce registration
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P.O. Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht
The Netherlands

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The Netherlands
+31 43 388 2222

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Tel: +31 (0)6 13 98 91 91

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