Food Save Challenge


>>> Invitation by Impact Hub Lausanne

Impact Hub Lausanne is looking for the best ideas tackling food waste specifically in the context of the Lausanne area! In the Food Save Challenge, aspiring entrepreneurs can win essential support to turn their ideas into successful ventures.  Selected teams will win up to 9 months of support - worth up to CHF 50’000 - which include coaching, network access, financial support and workspace at the upcoming Impact Hub Lausanne. 

Apply before November 10!

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Hack A Better Future Of Food At FoodHack Geneva


>>> Invitation by FoodHack Geneva

FoodHack Geneva is a 54-hour environmental hackathon where 60 talented participants will come together to hack a more sustainable future of food!

We are looking for engineers, food industry specialists, designers, developers, researchers, and hustlers to come together and tackle our food challenges

The winning teams walk away with the support needed to develop their ideas into impact including 3-month incubation by Impact Hub Geneva/Lausanne and 3-month mentoring from RicoLab.

Apply through the website today and let's hack a better future of food!

First round of applications closes 30th September
Final round of applications closes 15th October

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Community Voting is ON

>>> Invitation by Social Impact Award

Discover and vote for the best youth projects devoted to Social Impact in Switzerland!

Your vote can make them win the SIA Community Award on the 28th of September which includes:

  • 1 ticket to SIA International Summit that will be held in Belgrade from 31st Oct to 3rd Nov 2017: 3 days of intensive business validation workshops with fellow SIA winners worldwide.
  • 1-day personalized Red Bull Amaphiko Storyteller Workshop at the Media World in Lucerne and dedicated story on website.
  • Free access to the whole cycle of the The Unleash Project — your way to meaningful careers and institutions organized by Euforia.
  • 3 months of personalized incubation at Impact Hub Geneva including access to the co-working space, startup labs focusing on their needs and free access to Business Help Desk experts.

If you are curious to see who wins, then join us on the 28th of September for an evening of surprises, enthusiasm and networking. More information and registration at

Pulse - Bring your impact to life!


>>> Invitation by Impact Hub Geneva

Are you working towards solving a socia or environmenta problem?

Sign-up for Pulse to bring your impact to lif! Win a 4-month tailor-made incubation support, including one-on-one mentoring sessions with experienced entrepreneurs, startup labs focusing on your needs and free access to our Business Help Desk experts amongst many other benefits that come with being an active member of Impact Hub’s diverse community.

To help you succeed the application process, we will host a Information Session on September 19 @ Impact Hub Geneva. Sign-up for this free event to get to know the program key dates, meet the 2015 winners and get support on how to nail your application!

Ceremony Social Impact Award


>>> Invitation by Social Impact Award Switzerland

Join us to discover the 13 Finalists of the Social Impact Award and celebrate the 4 winners of this first edition!Be inspired by young social entrepreneurs, get your creativity flowing with our outstanding speakers and take part in an evening full of emotions.

The 2017 ceremony will feature 3 minute pitches by SIA Finalists, key note speakers (TBC), interactive game and introduction to the SIA winners and their accomplishments.

If you are unfamiliar with the Social Impact Award, check out our website:

A big THANK YOU to our partners: euforia, Impact Hub Geneva, UBS, WWF, Stiftung Mercator, Université de Vienne and ERSTE Stiftung as well as everyone who's supporting with us these young social entrepreneurs.

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Appel à projets & idées

Vous avez une idée de projet à but social et/ou environnemental? Le Social Impact Award est là pour vous aider à les transformer en entreprises concrètes !

Ce programme est gratuit et se compose de formations collectives, de coaching et mentoring individuel, de l'accès à un espace de travail créatif... le tout au sein d'une communauté internationale de jeunes entrepreneurs passionnés ! Les projets les plus prometteurs auront en plus la chance de gagner jusqu'à 4000 CHF.

Rencontrer le Jury sous un format speed dating lundi 29 mai à 18:30, Impact Hub Geneva. Et surprise...surprise... Malika Dreyfuss d'euforia fait partie du Jury :)

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Swiss Student Sustainability Challenge


>>> Invitation by Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

Ob grosse Vision oder kleine Idee - in der Swiss Student Sustainability Challenge werden Studierende Schweizer Hochschulen gezielt in der Umsetzung von Projekten im Bereich Nachhaltigkeit gefördert.

Melde dich noch bis zum 15. Juni 2017 über unsere Website an und profitiere von Expertise unserer Coaches sowie von Netzwerk- und Inputveranstaltungen, um deine Idee erfolgreich weiterzuentwickeln. Die erfolgreichsten Projekte innerhalb des Wettbewerbs werden jährlich mit dem Swiss Student Sustainability Award und einem Preisgeld von insgesamt 25'000 Franken, gestiftet von der Vorsorgeversicherung Pax, prämiert.


Awards for Social Entrepreneurship 2017


>>> Invitation by seif

The seif Awards for Social Entrepreneurship rewards ventures, applying innovative business ideas to current social and/or environmental problems. In its 7th edition, the seif Awards 2017 aims to follow on its tradition to celebrate and promote innovation drivers for change at national and international level. Social enterprises from all over Europe and in all sectors are invited to apply. If you are a social entrepreneur, don’t hesitate and submit your application
until 30 June 2017 the latest. You can win 10.000 CHF, a quality label and increased visibility for your enterprise. For more information, please visit: