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UNI IDEEN MARBURG - idea competition

What is the idea competition? Who is eligible to participate?

At the idea competition UNI IDEEN MARBURG students, employees and graduates (up to five years after graduation) of all departments of the Philipps-University Marburg compete against each other with their new business ideas. Participation is possible as an individual or as a team. The aim of the idea competition is to support and promote the development of exceptional and especially innovative business ideas. No matter whether your idea is a product or a service – switch on your brain, let your mind glow and participate!

Detailed conditions of participation can be found here.

What do I gain from participating?

Professional feedback and further support for the realization of your business idea!

All participants receive a professional feedback on their business idea. Among other aspects, the entrepreneurial viability of all business ideas will be examined, which could be the first step on the path towards a successful business creation. Moreover, if you are still interested subsequent to the completion of the idea competition, we will support you with the realization of your business idea through our comprehensive consulting offers.

Attractive awards!

1. Place prize: 2.500 Euro
2. Place prize: 1.500 Euro
3. Place prize: 1.000 Euro

Special prize for sustainability: 1.000 Euro

How can I participate?

Submit your 3-page idea sketch along with the registration form by until 20.12.2019. When writing your idea sketch please follow the guidelines provided here. The registration form is available here.

The submitted idea sketches are evaluated by a team of experts, which selects up to ten of the best contributions – all participants will receive an initial feedback.

Subsequently, the best ideas are presented by the participants during the jury meeting (06.02.2020, 6pm; Alte Aula - Lahntor 3, 35037 Marburg). Based on the idea sketch and the presentation, the jury members will decide on the final ranking. That same evening, a celebratory closing event will take place, during which the participants will pitch the best ideas in front of the audience and the winners will be announced.