BI/OND has won the Philips Innovator Award, receiving praise from the jury for being the best student start-up in the Netherlands.

The students described what a significant achievement the win was for their company and have said that it will push the team to take their research even further.

They thanked the jury, the organisers, and Philips.

BI/OND won a cash price of €50,000 and will receive a large amount of guidance impending the next big step.

The Philips Innovator Award aims to provide every start-up a jump-start towards success. It consists of a cash prize, aid in registering patents, creative services, and consulting guidance.

Philips boasts that every participant will benefit from its platform. They ensure each contributor receives feedback and coaching from members of their network. Furthermore, they allow the building of a network with numerous thought-provoking start-ups.