NATIONAL STARTUP COMPETITION 2018 2018-06-20T10:00:44+00:00

National Startup Competition 2018

Applicants compete for the winning prize of DKK 100,000

Category winners will be awarded DKK 20,000, as well as a spot in the University Startup World Cup!

Applications are closed
Pitch Camp
June 6th at Awapatent, Copenhagen
We help teams develop through pitch training at the pitch camp
June 21st at IDA, Copenhagen
Finalist teams pitches towards a professional jury, 5 category winners in all
Award Show
June 22nd at IDA, Copenhagen
Who will be the winning startup across all categories?
Social Media Award

It is important for all startups to promote themselves and tell the world about their idea.

We’ve launched the Social Media Award to help the finalists get the word out!

Click Here for the Results

The 5 categories

NextGen Logistics

Shape the future of trade and provide simple end-to-end offering of products and services in the logistics space – from producer to consumer. Startups in this category are mostly focused on broad, scalable, and flexible solutions that can help enable trade, remove barriers and decrease inefficiencies in the global supply chain. Read more here.

Service Innovation

Development of user experience and user design. Focus can be on development or optimization of products or service designs, experiences, events, robotics, digitalization or sharing economy.


Environmentally friendly, recycled products, energy efficiency, waste management, pollution reduction, etc.


Healthcare, biotech, pharmaceutical drugs & vaccines, medical devices, biomaterials, advanced medical therapies, etc.

Products & devices

Traditional products & devices, inventions, designs, services, hardware, etc.