Program

International thought leaders will share their views on technological trends and entrepreneurship, keeping an eye on the big changes. Solutions for innovation challenges of big businesses and government will be pitched during the Pitch & Match ‘Global Challenges, Startup Solutions’. A student think tank will be working on case studies and innovative insights during the hackathon ‘Battle of Talent’. With In-Depth sessions finalists of the Pitch & Match and the hackathon will boost their startup or team with a pilot contract or investments. And dedicated and organized matches will be made between startups, corporates and investors. Get inspired, boost your business and connect. Make sure you do not miss The Future of High Tech 2017.

Timetable

8:00

8:00

Hackaton

Hackaton

8:00

As a part of The Future of High Tech, we organize the Amazon Web Services Hackathon. The hackathon is a parallel program that gathers sharp minds to hack global challenges under pressure of time. Exactly eight hours of explosive creativity during which professionals, students and all kinds of other geniuses work together in multidisciplinary teams where inspiring ideas will be born.

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Hackaton
13:00
Official opening & keynote speaker

Official opening & keynote speaker

13:00

More information follows...

14:00
Pitch & Match

Pitch & Match

14:00

In preparation to The Future of High Tech a selective group of startups will be matched with global challenges from organizations such as Department of Defense, Thales, KPN, Axoom and Trumpf, based on three tracks: Artificial intelligence, Production technology and Unmanned systems. During the Pitch & Match sessions the organizations will pitch their global challenges, startups will pitch their solutions in front of the experts.

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Pitch & Match
Hackathon

Hackathon

14:00

As a part of The Future of High Tech, we organize the Amazon Web Services Hackathon. The hackathon is a parallel program that gathers sharp minds to hack global challenges under pressure of time. Exactly eight hours of explosive creativity during which professionals, students and all kinds of other geniuses work together in multidisciplinary teams where inspiring ideas will be born.

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Hackathon
Matchmaking

Matchmaking

14:00

Organized end dedicated matches will be made between startups, corporates and investors during a matchmaking program. Curious? More information will follow...

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Matchmaking
16:00
In-depth session with finalists & corporates

In-depth session with finalists & corporates

16:00

As follow up on the pitch & match and the hackathon, the finalists will be able to boost their startup or team with a pilot contract of investment during the in-depth session where the students, entrepreneurs and investors join tables.

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In-depth session with finalists & corporates
Matchmaking

Matchmaking

16:00

Organized end dedicated matches will be made between startups, corporates and investors during a matchmaking program. Curious? More information will follow...

Read more
Matchmaking
17:00
Wrap up & keynote speaker

Wrap up & keynote speaker

17:00

More information follows...

18:00
Closing, networking, drinks & food

Closing, networking, drinks & food

18:00

Join the future of High Tech

Get ready for an enterprising and inspiring day at the heart of Twente. Get your tickets now!

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