Innovation Challenges

As a startup itself, XNode understands the challenges and resources needed for a startup to thrive together with corporates in this vibrant ecosystem. Through the engagement with our strong community network and by leveraging on our resources, we can innovate together.We help to define the scope, scout tech companies, interview them, select the best candidates based on pre-defined topics and help validate the business value of collaboration.

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FTxSDG Challenge
FTxSDG Challenge

The FTxSDG Challenge, powered by the Financial Times and Seedstars, has a mission to empower impact-driven entrepreneurs in emerging markets through a startup competition split in thematic challenges based on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

November 1, 2021
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Startup
Bayer - Digital Campus Challenge 2021
Bayer - Digital Campus Challenge 2021

Are you enrolled in the field of STEM, Economics or Humanities? Take the opportunity to get noticed: Bayer may offer to purchase your invention! Now is your chance to discover new opportunities to harness the strengths of digital technologies, get to know Bayer from scratch and live our mission: “Science For A Better Life.”

September 26, 2021
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Student
Scania Open Innovation Challenge 2021
Scania Open Innovation Challenge 2021

Scania is joining forces with XNode, a global innovation platform, to launch the 2nd Scania Open Innovation Challenge. We are delighted to invite fast-moving Chinese startups to explore new technologies and innovative business models that will drive the shift towards cleaner, safer, and smarter solutions for Scania’s China and global markets.

September 16, 2021
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Startup
ENEL Open Innovability®
ENEL Open Innovability®

Open Innovability® has been created as a crowdsourcing platform for start-ups, entrepreneurs, companies - anyone who aspires to create solutions that can transform the world in a sustainable way. Enel is looking for the protagonists of the future, those who dare to dream big and who want to turn their innovative ideas into real and impactful projects together with a big international player like Enel is. Are you ready to join the adventure?

September 13, 2021
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Startup & General Public
Eureka Nova | GBA ACCELERATOR
Eureka Nova | GBA ACCELERATOR

Scale with New World Development by developing solutions that solve real business problems

September 13, 2021
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Startup
Elevator Pitch Competition 2021
Elevator Pitch Competition 2021

If you've been looking for a breakthrough in your entrepreneurial journey, this EPiC elevator ride is all it takes to impress investors and turn your startup dreams to reality!

September 10, 2021
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Intel GrowthX Venture Building 2021
Intel GrowthX Venture Building 2021

GrowthX is launching a new initiative of venture building in the fall of 2021, and now open to individuals for application. The Intel GrowthX Venture Builder is an initiative to start completely new companies from scratch by combining technology from Intel, entrepreneurs from the eco-system and methodology and support from the venture building program.

August 20, 2021
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Idividual
She Loves Tech Competition 2021
She Loves Tech Competition 2021

We are looking for early stage women-led or women-impact technology startups. Start your journey with us today by registering for the 2021 She Loves Tech Global Startup Competition.

August 15, 2021
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Startup
SLINGSHOT 2021 - Deeptech startup pitching competition
SLINGSHOT 2021 - Deeptech startup pitching competition

Asia's most exciting deep tech pitching competition is back for its fifth edition! We are looking for promising deeptech startups to showcase ideas at SLINGSHOT 2021. If you have an innovative product or solution, join us for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pitch on the global stage. Meet over 150 global investors, corporates and accelerators, plus attend curated masterclasses that may just make the pitch of your life. Connect with a global network of fellow innovators and entrepreneurs and battle it out for attractive prizes and deal-making opportunities!

August 13, 2021
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Huawei Spark Ignite 2021 - Global Startup Competition
Huawei Spark Ignite 2021 - Global Startup Competition

Are you DARING enough to push past the boundaries of the status quo and stimulate growth into a brighter future? Huawei is calling on Startups across the globe to join Huawei Spark 2021 for a chance to enter the Huawei Spark Accelerator program and play a key role in defining the disruptive technologies of tomorrow!

August 10, 2021
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2021 Merck GBA Innovation Bootcamp
2021 Merck GBA Innovation Bootcamp

Merck Greater Bay Area (GBA) Innovation Bootcamp is an innovative program hosted by Merck Guangdong Innovation Hub based in the Greater Bay Area. This bootcamp aims to connect the academics and startups in biotech industry around global to Merck resources, explore collaboration opportunities and innovative insights. Together we also engage more in the Greater Bay Area innovation eco-system to create more value!

July 5, 2021
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Startup

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