VHL business fair and innovation market 2023

Welcome to the website of The VHL Business Fair and Innovation Market for Sustainable Futures.

We invite you to scroll down and watch the pitches of around 200 HBO bachelor students of Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences (VHL) about their entrepreneurial and innovative ideas. The students are from the bachelor study programmes Animal Husbandry, Food Technology, International Agribusiness and Trade (International Business in Food and Flowers), International Timber Trade, International Development Management and Management of the Living Environment.

On Friday the 23rd of July 2023, the students showcased various products, services and ideas live at the Aula of VHL in Velp, The Netherlands. 

Several awards were presented to the students by an international jury. The winners for 2023 are:

Innovation Awards: 

1st prize: Farmers Unite 

2nd prize: Chickpea

3rd prize: Greenhouse 

Social Media Award: 

1st prize: Limu Sunscreen

2nd prize: EQ Beat 

3rd prize: Sustain-A-Bowl 

Feasibility Awards 

1st prize: Equifork

2nd prize: Ousia 

3rd prize: Limu Sunscreen 

Sustainability Awards

1st prize: Zee-Smikkels

2nd prize: Eatea

3rd prize: Flights with a mission 

People's choice awards:

1st year: Greenhouse

2nd year: Limu Sunscreen

For general questions about the fair, please contact Karen Tuason.Guests from HAVOs and VWOs in the area of Arnhem and Nijmegen also presented their ideas at the fair. The Junior Innovators Award was given to Bambi Brush. They also won the People's Choice Award. If you are a havo-, vwo- and mbo-student who would like to participate next year, please contact Linda van Haren

Please follow #vanhalllarenstein #businessfair2023 on social media for more updates.