Social Impact Award

Pre-incubation program for student entrepreneurial initiatives. Launched in 2009, it is implemented in more than 20 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia.

Beneficiaries: students with the idea of an impact entrepreneurial venture

Working methods: education, mentorship, grants

Result: teams formed, entrepreneurial mindset evolved, business models developed.


Duration: 11 months.

Dynamics of implementation:  16 teams enter the program, 8 teams in incubation phase.

Status: in preparation. Application for new generation will be open in Mart 2019.


Partner: SIA Social Impact Award gemeinnützige GmbH

Web: socialimpactaward.net

ACT Group’s Social/Impact Entrepreneur Criteria: a long term approach to positive change. Systematic thinking – impact on the ecosystem of the industry/sector in which it operates; ranging from minor innovations to sector disruption. Economic + social or environmental goals.