Events & Ceremonies

Entrepreneurial Day 2017

It is young talented people who take on challenges and find disruptive solutions that will radically change the way we do business. The Entrepreneurial Day will showcase some brilliant examples of student entrepreneurship.We kindly invite you to an exciting day full of disruption and ideas: the Entrepreneurial Day on Tuesday 13 June.

Join us and be inspired


The day starts at 10:30 with the semi-finals of the “UT Challenge” that gives you the chance to determine who will win the public prize.  The project team judged by the audience to be the best will receive € 2000 to kick-start their careers!

From 13:00 onwards, be inspired and amazed by our various (pre) start-ups and next unicorns at the Waaier building. Students can meet our business partners for an internship, job or someone to help you develop a brilliant idea.

The Innovation Lecture ‘Disrupt or be disrupted’ will start at 14:00, delivered by our keynote speaker Jose van Dijk, Vice President of Cisco, Silicon Valley. She will give us first-hand insights in the latest developments. Marina van Damme Scholarship and the Van Den Kroonenberg Prize will be awarded over the course of the afternoon, followed by the UT Challenge grand final at 15:00. To close the day, drinks will be served.

Spoken language will be English during the day.

UT Challenge

During months of preparation, the UT Challenge has given its contestants tools to become well acquainted with the university’s network and the opportunity to meet the perfect partners organisations based on technological clusters. Who is your favourite and deserves to win?  

Register here for this event.