Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award

Deadline: 28 June 2019
Open to: anyone who is under 40 years old as of April 1
Awards: a monetary prize


The Award targets young entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial individuals who challenge technological or social needs in the real world. The Takeda Foundation believes that the challenging activities of young individuals trying to address real technological and social needs will lead to the creation of goods and services that enhance the well-being of people throughout the world, which is the mission of the Foundation. The Awardee will be selected from among the candidates who apply for the Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award.


The Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award will be given to the individuals who are pursuing the most creative and promising projects with a high potential for enhancing the well being of people at the site. The Takeda Foundation will select the Best Entrepreneur and 5 Entrepreneurs.


The recipient of the Best Entrepreneur Award will receive a diploma, plaque and monetary prize of around EUR 8054.12. Each recipient of the Entrepreneur Award will receive a diploma, plaque and a monetary prize of around EUR 1610.82.

How to apply?

Candidates should submit an application paper describing the background of the targeted issue, and his or her ideas for a solution to address that issue in 1000 words or less with figures (within 3 pages). They are also requested to submit a supporting report (in 300 words or less) written by an individual who receives benefit from the solution.

In order to apply, please fill the application.

For more information, please visit the official web page.