Success or failure will hang on whether you have confidence and determination.

Konosuke Matsushita



You got an innovative business idea?

The Science Park Graz Startup Idea Competition is the perfect place to challenge your competitors and prove the jury, that you can make a difference!


The best ideas will be awarded a total of 12.000 €.

Submission deadline: 28th February, 2018

Download your Idea Competition submission form here 


Who can participate?

Students, professors, research assistants and graduates from all university institutions are invited to participate in the competition and submit their ideas for innovative products, procedures or services.  


Which assessment categories are there?

Apply now in the following categories and win 2.000 € each:


In addition the Overal Winner and the Female Award will get 1.000 € extra!


What are the assessment criteria?

  • Degree of innovation
  • Applicability
  • Market potential
  • Originality


 Download your Idea Competition Submission Form


The winners will be coached to apply to Science Park Graz.

The best submission with space relation gets coaching to apply for the European Space Agency’s Business Incubation Centre in Austria!

All applicants will be invited to the award ceremony at which the winners will be announced.


Submission deadline

The submission deadline is 28th of February 2018.



Sponsored by Research&Technology House at TU Graz.

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