First prize: for the real entrepreneur, willing to bring its solution to the market!

TransportLAB will guide you in writing a business proposal in which you determine your product, your ambitions and your future market(s). Based on existing subsidies and funding possibilities we will choose the best way forward to have your research or development project funded. Most likely we can get as much as 50% co-financing arranged on a total project budget of maximum 100.000 euro.

Second Prize: choice out of three breathtaking summits.

Your complete trip, lodging, entrance fee and additional costs are taken care of to the maximum of 1.500 euro.

PIRATE Summit, Cologne, September 6-7

Europe's craziest startup conference

Meet founders, VCs and business angels at Odonien, a scrapyard in Cologne which, together with our selected participants and speakers, creates the very special atmosphere the Pirate Summit is known for.

We aim at 1.200 passengers on our boat, all one by one to be chosen by our crew, to create an exciting, inspiring and motivating atmosphere!

Don't miss the boat. Grab this opportunity to meet founders, founders and more founders. Share a bottle of rum with some of our speakers. And snatch those doubloons you are looking for from investors (Pirate Summit 2016 will have approx. 200 investors). We hope to see you on board!

IODC, Madrid, October 6-7

Essential meeting point to debate and study the future of open data.

IODC aims to build stronger relationships between open data initiatives from the different governments and establish a dialogue between all parties involved.

The differentiating nature of the event is that it gathers countries from the northern and southern hemispheres to define tendencies and establish global policies of collaboration, with the objective of stimulating the progress of open data globally.

Titled “Global goals, local impact” the fourth IODC will reconvene our expanding community to showcase successes and confront shared challenges.

WEB Summit, Lisbon, November 7-10

The World's Largest and Leading Startup Event

Leaders from the Financial Times, the Huffington Post, Business Insider and Washington Post. Anchors from CNN, Fox, CNBC, BBC and Bloomberg. Columnists from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, Le Monde, Fortune and Forbes.

Bloggers, writers and reporters from more than 100 countries and 750 outlets.

They will all be at Web Summit. Join them !

It is about: Code, Content, data, Design, Enterprise, Fashion, HealthTech, Machine, Marketing & Society!

Third prize: your choice out of below gadgets.

Smart Band Talk

Calling on your wrist

The SmartBand Talk SWR30 has a microphone and loudspeaker built in for a natural calling style. When a call comes in, the SmartBand Talk SWR30 vibrates.

You won’t miss a call. You can also use the SmartBand Talk SWR30 to initiate a call.

Gear VR Powered Oculus

Unlock your phone’s hidden power

Gear VR is compatible with the Samsung GALAXY flagship smartphones. Just snap your phone into the Gear VR and you're in virtual reality.

Whenever you want to enter virtual reality, just take your GALAXY smartphone, slide it in the Gear VR, and you're in. It's that simple.

Jumping Sumo

Jump and roll!

Simultaneously fast, strong and agile, the Jumping Sumo from the Parrot MiniDrones collection, allows you to complete breathtaking acrobatics!

With a simple and easy to use Parrot-designed interface, playing with robots assumes a whole new meaning.