Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Creative Business Cup Innovation Challenges

Do you have the next original or ground-breaking solution to a sector specific challenge?

The Creative Business Cup Innovation Challenges present new ways for startups to become involved in Creative Business Cup, pitch for investors, present your new and innovativ idea and participate in the International Finals in November in Copenhagen, Denmark. This is also for startups who are not otherwise participating in Creative Business Cup – in other word, everyone is welcome to join! 
CBC Innovation Challenge is a new initiative that aims to strengthen and support innovation in specific areas:
  1. Food Innovation
    Arla Denmark invites creative entrepreneurs from around the world to present a human centered concept with a high level of creativity and great market potential.
  2. Health 
    Physical and holistic health and wellbeing from creative concepts related to medical industries to active living such. All concepts related to the active body and mind.
  3. Smart Sustainable living
    Concepts and physical structures that define the surroundings of the daily lives of people from city planning, housing to materials and even events and venues that make places come to life.
  4. Play & Learn
    Children and adults having a playful connection to the world. From gaming and toys to joyful interactions in working environments or leisure.
  5. ACE Creative– European ICT creatives
    New software, user interfaces and ICT related services and entertainment such as gaming, social media and Art & Tech concepts. (Eligible for EU Countries only).
Startups that belong to one or more of these categories are welcome to participate in the CBC Innovation Challenge. Each challenge will have a set of screeners and a jury that will determine which startups will be invited to attend the international finals in Copenhagen. During the finals, each of the Innovation Challenge will have its own sessions with seminars, workshops and pitching.

Want to participate in an Innovation Challenge?

There are two ways to so. If you are a startup participating in a national Creative Business Cup competition you should go through your National Partner
If you are a startup out of competition you can submit your idea here: Join Creative Business Cup Innovation Challenge 
Through the submission link you will be ask to upload your business concept. Remember to tag your submission with the correct Innovation Challenge tag. Best of luck!
Be aware that all submissions through National Partners must be submitted no later then July 31 2015. Are you a startup not competing in any national competition, see specific deadlines for The Arla Food Innovation Challenge.

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