Create your idea

Start with a brief summary and then progress through the other fields. You can save your draft application and continue later.

Invite your team

Send email invitations to your team members. Once they join the platform and complete their profiles, they will be able to edit the application together with you.

Eligibility criteria

By keeping a consistent eligibility criteria, we are able to fulfill our mission of helping youth take their first steps in the world of social entrepreneurship. Applicants must fit the following criteria:

  1. To ensure we maintain the focus of our offerings on youth, all members of the core applicant team must be legally between 14 and 30 years of age.
  2. We welcome both ideas that have not yet been implemented and ideas in the early phase of implementation. However, ideas in early implementation can only be submitted if the project was founded after January 1st last year.
  3. Applicant projects must not have received significant formal start-up funding by the time their application is submitted. This is defined as formal grants from external sources that exceed a value of € 6,000 (e.g. angel investment, grants, prize money, etc.).
  4. The applicant must not have participated in the SIA incubation with the same idea they applied with nor have won the Social Impact Award in previous years.

Program updates

You can find details on all our other program offerings as well as support events on our website.

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  1. Applications Open

    22. April 2024 - 9:00

    The journey starts here. You can officially submit your application to our local incubation.

  2. Applications Close

    22. May 2024 - 23:00

    The deadline to apply has arrived and applications have closed. Our expert jury will start reviewing applications right away.

  3. Finalists Announcement

    14. June 2024 - 15:00

    The most promising ventures selected to participate in the incubation will be announced during our dedicated event. The event is open to all.

  4. Feedback

    15. June 2024 - 13:00

    For those not accepted to our incubation, the journey does not stop here. All applicants are eligible to receive feedback on their application from our expert jury, giving them the necessary information to continue working on their venture.