The judges have spoken, the results of the year-round ecosystem-driven program held in the Netherlands, the Blue Tulip Awards 2020 are in. In the health category, the quick and easy way to disinfect endoscopes in hospitals using UV-C light made by — Delft-based startup UV Smart — took the grand prize.
While in the nutrition theme, the bat-like, bug busting drones of PATS, another startup from Delft in the Netherlands bagged the award. We spoke with both the Dutch companies about the present, future, and the Blue Tulip Awards. And just as the final event of the Blue Tulip Awards had to move online because of the current pandemic, we kicked off with asking how COVID-19 affected both businesses.