Digital start-ups wanted until April 3rd

Enter the „Digital Innovations Start-up Competition“ now! From now on until April 3rd, candidates can apply with their idea sketches of max. 15 pages. All participants will receive written feedback (ranking in competition and SWOT analysis.) after this first phase. The best sketches from phase 1 are granted the opportunity as “nominees” to revise their documents after having received the feedback and to upload their application again. All phase 2 participants receive written feedback once more (ranking in competition and SWOT analysis). The judging panel selects the prize winners from the nominated participants. The best idea sketches will be awarded at IFA 2018 in Berlin.

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is supporting start-ups in the field of information and communication technology with the “Digital Innovations Start-up Competition”. Competitions are run every six months. The competition is open to all innovative business ideas based on products and services in the ICT field. In each competition round up to six start-up ideas are awarded a main prize of EUR 32,000 each. In addition, in each round up to fifteen other business ideas are awarded prizes worth EUR 7,000 each, which are paid after the prize-giving. The Ministry will also award special prizes worth up to EUR 10,000 on current topics of the Digital Agenda.

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The best idea sketches will be awarded at IFA 2018 in Berlin.
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