After the success of e52’s Top-10-startups-to-watch, which we presented last summer, e52 will be presenting the High Tech Peak awards. December 10th is the day. Nine awards will go to the persons that have been of great value to, or are very promising for high tech in the region. They may be people in education and research, start-ups, SME’s or the well-known corporates in the region. The prizes go specifically towards individuals who have truly made a difference – or will be doing so.

The prizes are:

Star of 2015 – we deliver four stars out for four people who have done something special in 2015 on the field of high tech.

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Blast of 2016 – for the four most promising persons around. They are already showing their talent, but we expect a lot more from them next year.

Piek – the grand prize, meant for a person who has provided a boost to the High Tech Region in recent years.

The jury consists Staf Depla (City of Eindhoven, president), Mark de Greeff (Eindhoven 365), Bert Jan Woertman (High Tech Campus), Broos Bakens (EY Eindhoven), Robèrt Molenaar (Witlox van den Boomen), Rob Reckers (Rabobank Eindhoven Veldhoven), Monique Sonnemans (Brainport Development) and Merien ten Houten (e52, secretary).

The jury has finalized its selection. The winners wil be presented at an informal event in Het Tuchthuis at Stratumseind Eindhoven. Many representatives of the Eindhoven high tech ecosystem will be present. Do you want to join the event? Please mail us at [email protected].

High Tech Piek event in het Tuchthuis

This event is made possible thanks to; Gemeente Eindhoven, Eindhoven 365, High Tech Campus EindhovenEY Eindhoven, Witlox van den Boomen, Rabobank Eindhoven Veldhoven and Brainport Development.

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