imece is a social innovation platform that brings together individuals and institutions dealing with social issues through various resourceful ways.

Themes

We contribute to the development of the social innovation ecosystem through our activities and content. We support social entrepreneurs who would like to find solutions to social issues access education, mentorship and grants through the Accelerator. During each Accelerator that lasts for 7 months, we focus on a specific theme and issues related to this theme. We choose our themes and issues based on the 17 Global Goals of the UN for sustainable development.

Reduced
Inequalities

Soon

Incubation Process

You can check the themes that we have chosen based on the 17 Global Goals and the issues around these themes.

350

Hours of Mentorship

A network of 350 professional mentors from different disciplines

480.000

TL Grants

A non-refundable total amount of 480.000 TL granted to projects that pass the jury election

135

Hours of Training

Trainings tailored for social entrepreneurs on various topics ranging from human-centered design to finance

What's New

You can access our resources, and keep informed about the developments and activities in imece.

Key Highlights from SIX Wayfinder Istanbul – Day 2
NEWSLETTER

Key Highlights from SIX Wayfinder Istanbul – Day 2

We just ended the last day of SIX Wayfinder Istanbul and top of everyone’s mind continues to be: Social Innovation. Check out the key take aways from today’s discussions and deep dive sessions.

 

Key Highlights from SIX Wayfinder Istanbul – Day 1
NEWSLETTER

Key Highlights from SIX Wayfinder Istanbul – Day 1

Uncertainty, conflicts and global-scale challenges. How do we find our way in the era of wicked problems? Today we kicked-off our two day SIX Wayfinder Istanbul to look for answers to that. Check out the key highlights.

We’re publishing Turkish versions of SSIR articles.
ANNOUNCEMENT

We’re publishing Turkish versions of SSIR articles.

In partnership with globally renowned journal Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), we are sharing Turkish versions of SSIR articles on our website and contributing to the literature in the field.

Projects

You can check out the teams which find solutions to social issues and their projects, and support them.