Application process for „Gruenderwettbewerb – Digitale Innovationen“ has started

The application for the contest „Gruenderwettbewerb – Digitale Innovationen“ has started on 1 July 2016. Founders are invited to register until 30 September and upload their business concept. In addition to the regular awards, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy offers special awards for Big Data and Digital Education. The best concepts will receive a feedback until mid-November and are invited to phase 2. All other participants will receive their feedback in December.

The second phase of the 2016 edition of the start-up competition starts on 1 December 2016. The participants can revise their business concept of phase 1 and resubmit it. In January 2017, the jury will decide about the awards. The winners will be awarded at CeBIT 2017 in Hannover.


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