Are you eligible?
- You are a small unlisted company
- Your company was founded no more than five years ago on 1/1/2020
- You did not take over the activities of another company or are not a spin-off.
- You have your head office in the BCR, where you develop the company’s activities.
- You’ve never won a Rise award.
Find out more about the terms and conditions for eligibility in our guidelines.
The procedure in 3 steps
- Submit your application before the deadline.
- Following our preselection, you will be invited to pitch your Strategic Innovation Plan to a jury of multidisciplinary experts.
- The most convincing candidates will be named most innovative start-up of the year.
The strategic innovation plan allows you to explain your overall strategy and elaborate on your R&D vision.
Innoviris will assist you throughout the process, which takes three years.