Competitions & Awards

Single day events or longer period events allowing start-ups to compete under certain criteria and win prizes or money.

Aegean Startups

National Startups Competition

National Startups Competition

Anatolia BP Competition

John and Mary Pappajohn Business Plan Award

The Business Plan Competition of Anatolia School of Business

Apps Awards

Celebrating and rewarding innovative applications

Cross-platform competition recognizing and rewarding the best apps (applications) for smartphones, tablets and smart TVs

Blue Growth

Enter the Sea of Opportunity

The first maritime innovation competition.

Business IT Excellence

Contest for IT businesses!

We are searching for the best Internet of Things solutions for businesses!

Business Talents

Business Game - Student Competition

Innovative Student Competition. Business Simulation: the largest European business game

Call to Innovation

Technology Innovation Competition

Exploiting advanced technology, proposals should be aiming at solving a problem in one of the following areas : health education unemployment agriculture computer science

Clean Tech Open

Cleantech Open Global Ideas competition

Cleantech Open Global Ideas competition is a search for breakthrough cleantech ideas in one of six industry categories; air, water & waste, energy efficiency, renewable energy, green building, smart power and transportation.

Crazy Business Ideas

Innovation Competition

Innovation Competition, supported by ICT College

Creative Business Cup

Business Concept Competition

Inviting entrepreneurs that utilize creative skills in the production and development of a creative industries product/service per se, or for/in collaboration with other industries.


An initiative on design culture

Α 3 days event on creative content and web design.

Destination Change

Ashoka Changemakers

Open-sourcing social solutions for an "Everyone a Changemaker" world.

Digital Gate

Innovation contest for travel and airports

A contest from Athens International airport, supporting ideas and startups trying to solve problems for travelers.


Reward Scheme of Greek content online

The e-Awards is the oldest and largest annual Reward Scheme of Greek content online.

E-volution Awards

Recognizing best practices in digital business

E-volution awards aim at acknowledging and rewarding best practices in e -business.

EIT Digital Challenge

Scale up your digital tech business

Are you a fast-growing European digital technology scaleup? Does your product or service leverage digital technology applied to industry, cities, wellbeing, infrastructure or finance?


Student competition on Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Highlight the youthful innovation and entrepreneurship in the digital space of the internet, mobile etc. Educate high school students in structuring their business plan.

Envolve Global

Annual entrepreneurship award programs

We are committed to cultivating a global entrepreneurial ecosystem – helping diverse communities access resources, advice and support services to pursue their business dreams.

Ermis Awards

Awarding creativity in digital & web communication

Awarding creativity in digital & web communication

Fintech Challenge

Two and a half days marathon

The Fintech Challenge ’17 is addressed to those who are ready to accept the challenge and test their innovative ideas during the two and a half days long marathon

Get in the Ring

The investment battle

A worldwide podium for startups to raise capital.

Global Manager

The World's Largest Strategy & Management Competition

Global Management Challenge is the World's Largest Strategy & Management Competition for students from all Universities (Universities, Technological Universities and Colleges) from Greece and Greek students that study abroad.

Go Hackathlon

Innovation in mobile app Development

GO!Hackathon is an event / competition held to spur Innovation in mobile app Development.

Hellenic Entreprenership Award

Competition for Greek Entrepreneurs

The Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award (HEA) offers Greece-based entrepreneurs the chance to receive free consulting and support plus up to €700,000 of funding to support a new business venture.

Hello Tomorrow

Community | Challenge | Conference

Where science and technology meet entrepreneurship - A global initiative, run by a non-profit organization, to bring disruptive technology at the center of the value creation process.

Hult Prize

The challenge

A pitching event and forum.

Idea Tree

Competition for Innovation and Startup Entrepreneurship

Competition for Innovation and Startup Entrepreneurship

Imagine Cup

Student Entrepreneurship competition

Student Entrepreneurship competition organized and supported by Microsoft

Innovation & Technology Competition

An annual competition that has been run by National Bank of Greece since 2010

Innovation & Technology" Competition is an annual competition that has been run by National Bank of Greece since 2010. It is part of the NBG Business Seeds integrated program designed to foster innovative and export-oriented entrepreneurship. The competition aims at reinforcing and supporting creativity, especially amongst young people, as well as at fostering a culture of innovation. The competition is held with the cooperation of 8 Greek Universities. Participation may be on an individual or a group basis. The competition’s scope includes the following areas: E-business, Environment and Technology, Culture and Technology

Innovation Odyssey

Student competition on Entrepreneurship

Student competition on Entrepreneurship


Greece Innovates

Applied Research and Innovation Competition

KICkoff Competition

Sustainable energy market is calling for start-ups

If you are an early stage start-up or entrepreneur with an innovative idea in the sustainable energy field this competition can KICk - off your business!

Launching People

Technology & People

Samsung's activation and competition about new technologies.

Make Innovation Forum

The Make Innovation Work Competition in Greece

Boost Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness in Greece.

MITEF Greece Startup Competition

A technology accelerating competition

Greece Startup Competition is a technology accelerating competition in which Greek startups compete for prizes.

SFEE Innovation

Startups Competition

SFEE is a non-profit association with 69 members representing almost 95% of the pharmaceutical market in Greece.

Share your Success

Cosmote Startups Competition

Cosmote Startups Competition

Social Impact Award (SIA)

Social entrepreneurship contest

Social entrepreneurship contest with supporting workshops

Start Smart Comference

MITEF Greece Startup

A technology accelerator competition, in which local technology entrepreneurs will compete for prizes and global recognition


Let's Democratize Entrepreneurship

Tackle youth unemployment

Startup Awards

Awards for Greek Entrepreneurship

The most innovative startups per category.

Stelios Entrepreneurship Award

Entrepreneurship Awards

Entrepreneurship Awards, powered by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou

Students Act

Independently Organized Student TEDx Event

Ideas towards changing Universities

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