The SIBB Accelerator Program supports early stage technological projects on their way to successful market entry by financing product development. Each team member will get 1.800 Euro financial support and the team will get a suitable workplace and all necessary support.
For the one German term "Stipendium" there are different English terms - our Startup Stipendium aims providing financial and non-material support to future founders - high-achieving and committed students, same as young professionals.
Are you developing technologies for a better life in the city of the future?
Is sustainability important to you? Get funding to help your project off the ground!
Examples for possible Usecases: Smart City - Urban Mobility - Energy & Smart Grid - Hardware & Embedded Software - E-Health Solutions - FoodTech
Each team member of your startup receives a monthly 1,800 € scholarship for six up to nine months to work on your project. We support you with:
Moreover we offer contact with investors, exchange opportunities with ICT companies and potential customers are from the SIBB network. The particular strength of the SIBB start-up workshop lies in its close ties to tech companies, which provide the project teams with mentors, working space and other support, as well as the opportunity for teams to pitch their projects live in front of potential customers or investors at our numerous events.
Applicants with work experience are also welcome!
The following selection criteria apply to the scholarship holders:
Does your project help to achieve Berlin's goal to become a more sustainable and smarter city of the future? You have an innovative idea and are using technology to implement it? You qualify for the program if your answers are yes. Deeper technological Innovation will improve your chances to be on the program - but sometimes simple ideas are the best und have the highest impact.