5G Hub Innovation Challenge

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What do we offer?

  • Working with the latest 5G standalone architecture. That means fast, secure, robust broadband connections and ultra-low latency
  • Opportunities to interact in a natural and easy way with the ecosystem of the High Tech Campus Eindhoven, Brainport Development, VodafoneZiggo, Ericsson, Strict and Rabobank.
  • Deep expert knowledge and expertise of the contributing companies
  • Co-creation program for the winners guided by proved and trusted experts


May 9 - Closing of registrations

May 11 - First selection of the most appealing cases
May 25 and 26 (in the afternoon): First Feedback rounds
May 11 - June 28 (TBD): speed dates/selection of the six finalists
June 29 - Final presentations and announcement of the winner
Sept 2021 - Start of tailor-made development program

Jury members

Yorick Cramer

Sector Manager Industry – Rabobank

Martijn van Lieshout

Marketing Director B2B – VodafoneZiggo

Jan-Hein Bastiaenen

General Director – Strict

Piet van der Wielen

Program Manager – Brainport Development

Guus Frericks

Founder and CEO – High Tech XL

Stefan Krijnen

Industry and Ecosystem Manager – Ericsson

Iris Hertsenberg

Program Board Manager – 5G Hub

Betsy Lindsey

CFO, Founder – Aircision

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Do the teams keep their IP rights?
A. Yes, of course! We believe in working in co-creation. By using our knowledge and combining that with yours, we believe we can do amazing things. So, we want to work together on the newest 5G applications to benefit both you and us.

Q. What are we looking for?
A. We are looking for the most high-profile 5G idea or concept that will change the world. You could either be already working with 5G or have plans to deploy your solution on 5G.

Q. Why are we having this challenge?
A. As mentioned, we believe in working in co-creation. We want to work together with teams that have expert knowledge on their topic of expertise and combine that with all the knowledge from our partners. Together we work on shaping the future by showing fantastic use cases and by building a supportive ecosystem.