During the Making Waves event seventeen innovations will compete to become the Dutch representative in the Ideas from Europe semi-final in Estonia. The innovations pitch their idea on stage and a professional jury selects the winner. Making Waves proudly presents the jury:
Kajsa Ollongren (chair) – City Counsel Member and deputy mayor of Amsterdam
Jim Stolze (secretary) – innovation expert and founder of TEDxAmsterdam
Marjolein Helder – founder of innovation Plant-e, generating electricity from plants
Peter Frans Pauwels – co-founder of the Dutch navigation company TomTom NV.
Pieter Waasdorp – Ideas from Europe initiator and director of entrepreneurship at the Ministry of Economic Affairs
Henk Ovink – Special Envoy for International Water Affairs at Kingdom of the Netherlands
Making Waves wishes the jury good luck with the nearly impossible task of selecting the winning innovation!