NGI Start-up Awards

The NGI Start-up Awards recognize Europe’s most disruptive entrepreneurs who are advancing revolutionary products, solutions and services destined to have a major impact on the internet of the future

We are looking for:

Start-ups established in an EU member state or H2020-associated country during the last 5 years
Start-ups with a profound and ambitious innovation proposition relevant to one of the three categories described below. Innovation is not limited here to technological innovation, and also comprises product innovation, process innovation, market innovation, etc.
Companies with at least 2 full-time employees, which have acquired at least € 50,000 of external funding from private or public sources

Award Categories

  • Privacy and trust-enhanced technologies
  • Decentralised data governance
  • Discovery and identification

Valuable prizes await the winner

  • Pitching your ideas to investors
  • Business coaching by NGI experts
  • Participation in and promotion at 4YFN 2019

For more information about prizes and sponsorship opportunities:
Mirko Presser,


Find out the rules and regulations of the NGI awards here