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Selection Criteria

Who can take part?

Every student of Fontys Hogeschool ICT can sign up. From 1st to 4th year students, both full-time and part-time students, as well as English Stream students. A student can sign up together with a project group but also individually or as a duo etc. Max. 6 project members per group.

What kind of projects are eligible?

You can take part in the contest with a project, internship or graduation assignment. Other individual assignments that were realised during the study programme are also welcome.

Why would you participate?

  • Grand prize of 2000 Euro per person (besides the Audience Award, Innovation Award and Viral Award)
  • Getting in touch with the Partners in Education from Fontys School of ICT (approx. 70 companies).
  • It looks terrific on your resume
  • Evidence for the competency “Entrepreneurial Behaviour”. See the Rubrics.
  • For every contestant a professional video is made by an external video company.
  • Attention in local press
  • Masterclass Presentation Skills by BOOM Chicago 
  • Workshop Entrepreneurial Behaviour for each participant + the finalists get extra guidance in “Entrepreneurship”
  • Challenge yourself
  • And it is of course an unforgettable and unique experience
“Grand prize of 2000 Euro per person”

Selection criteria:

  • Persuasive
  • Authenticity
  • Distinguishing
  • Working prototype on the day of the event (18 May 2017)

What are my rights as a contestant and my product?

Here article 39 paragraph 4 of the Student Charter of Fontys applies. It follows that the copyright on the by the students during their education made products belongs to the student. Only if the contestant uses the name Fontys, indicates that he or she studies at Fontys or mentions his or her product won first prize at the ICTalent Awards, permission has to be asked from Fontys.