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Gründerwettbewerb – Digitale Innovationen

Gründerwettbewerb – Digitale Innovationen

The "Gründerwettbewerb – Digitale Innovationen" is an ideas competition organized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). There are two rounds of this competition every year. At award ceremonies, the eleven-member jury, comprising experts from business, finance, and science, each award up to six start-up ideas with prizes of up to € 32,000 each. In addition, up to fifteen other start-up ideas receive € 7,000 each. The special prize "Smart Living" of the current round is endowed with 10,000 euros. The award ceremony of the first round of 2018 will take place in autumn at the IFA in Berlin. All participants receive a written assessment of their founding ideas on strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and risks.

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