You want to make a differenceand shape the future?

As a leading open innovation incubator, we bring people, industries and organizations together across all borders. We are united by a common goal: to positively change the world with sustainable and future-proof innovations. That's what drives us.

Accelerate your career, your ideas or your start-up!

As a participant, you receive direct access to real-life economic and social challenges via our open innovation platform. You will work in close cooperation with innovative companies and organizations to develop viable solutions for our future.

Students & Researchers
Startups
Turn theory into practice
In our innovation programmes, we partner you with companies and organisations to tackle economic, social and scientific issues together. 100% practice and hands on.
Prize money, grants and cooperation programs with companies & politics for sustainable impact
Lift your reputation and networks to the next level
Exclusive events, goal-oriented coachings and selected keynotes by international experts
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Take your startup to the next level!
We partner your startup together with valuable partners from business and politics and enable you to further grow your venture.
Funding and cooperation programmes with companies and politics for sustainable impact
Proof-of-concept, development partners and major customers
Direct access to experts and our network
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How it works

Become part of a global movement of future creators and change the world with us in an innovative, cooperative, social and ecological, sustainable, and economic way.
Step 1: Register for free
Register on the ekipa platform in a few minutes and explore a wide range of projects
Step 2: Choose your challenge
E-Mobility? Circular Economy? Blockchain and Web3? Choose from a variety of challenges from different industries
Step 3: Start your innovation
Start to change the future. As an ekipa team we support you with various coachings and other offers
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What our participants say

The innovation projects with ekipa are a real boost! As a participant, you not only get the opportunity to work on great and exciting projects, but you also come into direct contact with exciting representatives from business, research and politics - like in our case with Samsung. Furthermore, I was also impressed by the range of coaching sessions, workshops and feedback sessions.
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Katharina PorentaCo-Founder at EP-CHECKUP

Running innovation programs & challenges

No matter if company, student, startup or university. There is something for everyone in our innovation formats. Get a more detailed overview of our current projects on our innovation platform.
Deloitte’s Quantum Climate Challenge 2023
Deutschland 4.0
INNOVATE2030 I SDG13
Future Materials
Innovating together, sustaining our future.

Deloitte Quantum.Link invites you to explore quantum computing for materials research by tackling the challenge of simulating materials that filter carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and may help reach the 2°C goal.

"Mehr Digitalisierung wagen“.

The Challenge will be conducted in German.

Auf der Basis von realen Challenges aus Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft gilt es, Lösungen für ein digitaleres Deutschland zu entwickeln. Seid wagemutig: registriert euch auf der Plattform, reicht eure Ideen ein und werdet Teil der digitalen Transformation in Deutschland.

Einreichungsfrist: 23. Januar 2023, 23:59 Uhr

Be a Climate Action Hero

Are you ready to research novel approaches, explore alternative solutions, and create more sustainable concepts?
So, check out our challenges, join us in driving climate action with innovative solutions and become a real climate action hero.

Submission Deadline: February 20, 2023, 11:59 pm CET

Are you ready to discover Future Materials?

Are you ready to research novel approaches, dive into alternative materials and create more sustainable concepts that replace currently used ones?
Check out our platform and Discover Future Materials with us!

Submission Deadline: February 5, 2023 11:59 pm CET

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