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Future Ideas: 2014 European Innovation Thesis Competition

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Future Ideas invites YOU to participate in the European Innovation Thesis Competition! Do you remember all the effort you put in preparing the paper which held you one step away from your Bachelor or Master degree? In the end you did an awesome job, right?

The innovation-catalyzing and knowledge-sharing platform Future Ideas gives you the opportunity to expose the innovative knowledge you gathered during your journey to your degree and connect with like-minded innovators from all over the world. You can win up to 5000 EUR! Submit your thesis before January 15th and join the Future Ideas international community!

The 2013 Future Ideas European Innovation Master Thesis Competition was a huge success, with
innovative submissions from 234 participants from 27 countries all over Europe. Sign up now for the 2014

' The new competition is open for both Bachelor and Master graduates.
' The participants must have graduated from a European university from the academic year 2010/2011 onwards, or;
' If a participant has not graduated from a European university, but the thesis specifically adds value to development in Europe, they are also eligible.
' The thesis must be graded.
' The thesis can be written in any language.
' All participants need to send an extensive summary of the thesis of 4-5 pages in English.


Innovation is everywhere. Since we want to incorporate all types of innovation, you can submit your thesis in
one of the following categories:

' Financial innovation
' ICT & mobile
' Design & fashion
' Public domain/societal innovation
' Healthcare
' Fast moving consumer goods
' Entertainment, media & gaming
' Industrial & technology
' Transport
' Innovation management techniques
' Big data
' Open innovation, crowdsourcing & co-creation
' Natural resources

Submission deadline: January 15th 2014

The category finalists will be announced on February 15th 2014. Among them our renowned jury panel will
select the top three winners. The Grand Finale for 2014 will be held during the Front End of Innovation
conference in March 2014 in Venice.

What can you win?

  • Masters: First place: '5000, Second place: '2000, Third place: '1000
  • Bachelors: First place: '2500, Second place: '1250, Third place: '750
  • And a ticket for the Front End of Innovation Conference in Venice, Italy!

But most of all, you have the opportunity to be inspired by and to connect with innovative people who are
convinced they have the idea for the future!

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