Deadline TEDxAmsterdam Award

  • 07 september 2013

The TEDxAmsterdam Award is our annual idea competition to support great ideas. We are looking for ideas that inspire, have a significant positive impact on the lives of people and have a link with the Netherlands.

The form to submit your inspiring idea in order to win the TEDxAmsterdam Award 2013 is now online! So submit your idea or project before September 7th using this form.

We will announce the thirty best entries on September 13th and invite them to the innovation workshop on September 27th. On October 11th the thirty best entries may pitch their idea or project. The jury will consist of board level representation of KPN, ING, Deloitte, Dell, McKinsey, KLM, Clifford Chance and professors of the Universities of Amsterdam, Leiden, Eindhoven and Delft. We will announce the ten finalists on October 14th and invite them to pitch on November 6th.

An independent jury will select the winning idea or project and only the winner will receive an exclusive speaker-slot on the main stage during TEDxAmsterdam 2013.

So enter your idea, and step into the footsteps of previous Ideas Worth Doing, like The Winddrinker,MetFarm, IRWES and Ice from the Sky.

Good luck! We look forward to receiving your ideas!

Our Goals

  • We want to do more than just offer great ideas our stage and aim a spotlight to extend their reach (Ideas Worth Spreading)
  • We want to incite action from (local) influencers to improve and accelerate ideas amplifying their impact (Ideas Worth Doing)
  • We want to connect ideas to initiate or accelerate positive transitions in various sectors (Ideas Worth Connecting)

Our Criteria

We are looking for an idea that:

  • takes people, planet, profit and purpose (pneuma) as its starting point;
  • inspires people;
  • has a significant positive impact on the lives of people or the planet; and
  • has a link with The Netherlands.

Save the Dates

September 7th – Deadline registrations
September 13th – Announcing top 30
September 27th – Innovation Workshop
October 11th – Pitch Top 30 Partner Jury
October 14th – Announcing top 10
November 6th – Pitch Top 10 & Winner on Stage