At least one person per submitted idea has to be member or alumni (up to five years after drop out) of
Freie Universität Berlin
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
or its collaborating institutes (e. g. Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Max-Delbrück-Centrum, Robert-Koch-Institut)
Your idea is related to the research of at least one of the participating institutes.
Your business idea has not been submitted to EXIST
Until 1 May 2017 your idea has not yet been funded by “Berliner Startup Stipendium”.
You have neither entered the market nor founded a company with your idea.
Your idea fits to one of the following categories:
Life science & technologies
Cultural & Social
At least one person per submitted idea must be prepared to present the business idea at the award ceremony to the audience.
You agree that Profund Innovation and Charité will provide information on your idea in the context of their public relation work. Of course no confidential information will be spread publicly and the codex of good journalism will be applied.
Participating does not require:
A complete team: You can submit your idea even if you are still looking for team members or if you want to pursue your business idea on your own.
A business concept, a business plan or similar: The competition is explicitly intended for ideas in their early stages – hence the focus lies on innovation, research and the team. Submissions are explicitly possible and welcome even if they do not yet include a commercialization concept, a business model or similar.