Judging is a three-stage procedure. In the first stage, the preliminary jury will announce 25 nominees. From these 25 nominees the preliminary jury will select 5 finalists. During the finale these finalists will present their ideas before an international jury and selected audience, taking place in The Netherlands. The jury will then announce who is the winner of €500,000. The runner-up will receive €200,000.
- The first stage: until 1 June 2017 you can complete your application. The preliminary jury will announce the 25 nominees Mid-July.
- The second stage: the preliminary jury will announce the 5 finalists Mid-August.
- The third stage: on 14 September 2017 will the final presentation for an international jury and selected audience take place. The winner will receive €500,000.