The HighTechXL Impact Summit

Rise to the challenge of growing your startup with industry leaders.
Your Ticket to the Dutch High-tech Ecosystem.

July 9th to July 11th, 2017 | Eindhoven

Pick a Challenge

Summit Partners

The HighTechXL Impact Summit is a technology conference that matches startups with industry experts, innovation executives, and investors in three tracks: MedTech, HighTech, and FinTech.


Help Philips provide smarter healthcare globally in these areas:

  • Cardiology
  • Oncology
  • Chronic diseases
  • Fertility, Pregnancy, and Parenting

Help ASML and NTS-Group advance the high-tech industry in these areas:

  • SEMICONDUCTOR / PHOTONICS / M(O)EMS e.g. manufacturing processes and equipment, advanced packaging for (3D-)integrated circuits, design, inspection technologies
  • DATA & IOT e.g. cloud, mobile and IoT solutions for high tech manufacturing
  • LARGE AREA ELECTRONICS e.g. displays, PCB’s, photovoltaics, sensing systems, printed electronics
  • HIGH TECH INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS e.g. robotics, high precision mechatronics, positioning and handling, optics and laser technology, 3D-Printing
  • PRINTING Digital Printing, Inkjet printing

Help ABN AMRO and EY build the future of financial services:

  • Data security and privacy
  • Authentication Data Analytics/Machine Learning/AI
  • Process automation/Robotics
  • Blockchain

Three Days to Double Your Chances of Success

July 9

Startup Registration
Welcome and Introduction
Pitch practice and individual feedback per technology track
"Life is a Pitch" - Stage presence training
Varied program including:
"How to run a Successful Startup" - Ask the Alumni
Eindhoven Startup Alliance - Meet our Partners
Closing - BBQ

July 10

Mentor Walk-in and General Kick-off
Move to technology track location
Startup Pitches
Corporate and industry experts roundtables (part 1)
Keynote Speakers
Corporate and industry experts roundtables (part 2)
Dinner and Drinks (own expense)

July 11

Welcome and Registration
Startup Pitches
Corporate and industry experts roundtables (part 3)
Keynote Speakers per Track
Corporate and industry experts roundtables (part 4)
Mentor Roundtable Sessions ||
Pitch Battles
Announcing the Impact Summit Winner and selected startups for the Accelerator and Launchpads

Eligibility Criteria

What we look for in a startup
Have a working prototype or demonstrator.
Be able to launch a finished product or service within the next 2 years.
Have your leadership team present at the event July 8th - 12th.
More about the HighTechXL Accelerator program
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Apply before June 20th

To participate in the summit, you need to apply for a specific challenge

Take a Challenge