A maximum of 6 teams can participate in the Proefdiervrij Venture Challenge. A selection committee will select 6 teams from the incoming applications.
Participation in the Proefdiervrij Venture Challenge is possible for teams that meet the following conditions:
1. 1. The team consists of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 people.
2. The team wants to market a new product, process or service based on a new technical invention or a new application of pre-existing technology, arising from scientific research. This must fall within the aforementioned scope.
4. When the idea includes setting up a company, this must be focused on countries within the EU that have a clear connection with the Netherlands (a Dutch founder for example)
5. If the application is made by a startup, the startup cannot be older than 5 years.