National Finals AMS ClimateLaunchpad Pitches & Prizes


Ten teams have been working all summer to develop their urban sustainable business ideas. They have been talking to potential customers and producers, and have been provided with all sort information.

Now is the time to hear if they’re ready to turn ideas into reality. The finals are open for anyone who is eager to hear what these young great minds have come up with. Maybe you can even help them along their journey to becoming a start-up?

The final is a 3-hour event in which the ten teams will have 5 minutes to pitch their idea in front of a jury of experts. The panel will select a winner.

The panel members

  • Ger Baron, CTO Amsterdam
  • Carolien Gehrels, European Cities Director Arcadis
  • Sebastiaan Berendse, WUR Director Value Creations
  • Joachim Blazer, Founder Venture Value & coach EIT Climate-KIC

Come join AMS Institute and hear the ten young talented teams pitching their business ideas. And to show that dreams do come true, Daan Wijnant from Felyx (winner of the Dutch ClimateLaunchpad 2016) will share their experiences of the journey from idea to business.

Finally the panel of experts will select and explain why they think he winners will make a difference for urban sustainability.