ERF 2022 Entrepreneurship Award

Dec 21, 2021

euRobotics invites all entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs in the robotics field to join the competition for the prestigious ERF Entrepreneurship Award.

The euRobotics Entrepreneurship Award is given out each year at the European Robotics Forum (ERF) to the most promising robotic start-up as judged by a jury of robotic entrepreneurship pioneers and experts.

Entrants to the competition stand the chance to gain interest in their company from the robotics and investment community. The 2022 edition of the Entrepreneurship Award will take place as part of the European Robotics Forum 2021, 22nd – 24th March 2022:

Benefits from participation

Five participants will be selected as Finalists and have ERF attendance paid for one person. The Finalists will pitch in the open Entrepreneurship Award workshop along with a robotic entrepreneurship role model and will receive a Finalists diploma and recognition in ERF and euRobotics social media.

For the 1st placed participant a cash price of € 2.500 is awarded.

All qualified entrants will receive feedback on their pitch and project from the screening committee and an offer of a further 5 hours of counselling from European level robotic entrepreneurship experts.

The Entrepreneurship Award winner will additionally receive extended coverage on ERF social media and recognition in ERF public promotion materials and in a press release and an ERF Entrepreneurship Award winner diploma.


This event is sponsored by euRobotics aisbl and Odense Robotics. Announcements of more sponsors are expected.

Time of workshop

The Finalists workshop will take place on the 23rd of March at 11:10 – 12:30 and will be an open event to all registered attendees of the European Robotics Forum.


Troels Oliver Vilms Pedersen, Danish Technological Institute,

Jon Agirre Ibarbia, Tecnalia,

Participating and coaching

Interested participants must submit an application as an email with the following content:

1: Contact details (Name, company/affiliation, email, phone number – you must include ALL these information)

2: Year of establishment of the company/initiation of the project

3: A presentation/your current pitch as an attachment in .pptx or similar format


Application is to be sent by 23:00 CET on 1st of February 2022 to the following email address:

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