On Monday the 8th of May the qualifying round of “Top sector Water” took place for the event: “Making Waves”. During the “Zoetzouttweedaagse” on the campus of Wageningen University, 6 companies pitched for their innovation. Two winners came out. (1) Joost de Waard with Villagepump (audience prize) and (2) Arjan Berkhuysen with the Vismigratierivier (jury prize). They will present their innovations during the” Making Waves” event on De Afsluitdijk (The Netherlands) for a varied audience consisting of stakeholders, investors, technicians, entrepreneurs, scientists and policy makers. All pitches will be streamed to all Dutch Embassies around the world.