What is Incubation Process?

imece’s second Incubation Process is starting.

We call all social entrepreneurs to creating social benefit under the Gender Equality theme. We strive for creating solutions towards United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In our second process, we will focus on four challenges under Gender Equality goal empowering women and girls. If you have projects and enterprise ideas that provide

solutions to the challenges, you can transform your innovative ideas into sustainable solutions with the Incubation Process. During the Incubation Process, you can benefit from training, mentorship, access to ecosystem and corporate cooperation opportunities; and qualify for a grant of 120.000 TL to bring your ideas to life.

How?

What is next for the selected teams?

Incubation Process is seven month long process with three months pre-incubation and four months incubation processes. In the first three months, you experience Human-Centered Design methodology with a three day long intense workshop. After the field work with your team, you create prototypes during the three day long second workshop. If you pass the pre-selection, you will learn presentation techniques in the pitching workshop and present to the jury in the pre-incubation final.
Incubation Process is seven month long process with three months pre-incubation and four months incubation processes. In the first three months, you experience Human-Centered Design

methodology with a three day long intense workshop. After the field work with your team, you create prototypes during the three day long second workshop. If you pass the pre-selection, you will learn presentation techniques in the pitching workshop and present to the jury in the pre-incubation final. If you are among the three selected teams during the final, you benefit from various types of support during the 4 month long incubation period and bring your product, service and system to life. After you present your business model that has matured to an audience of various potential supporters and investors, you are ready to set off as a social entrepreneur.

Who can participate?

What are the application requirements and responsibilities expected from teams?

Team members are expected to be passionately committed to the challenge they work on. At least one team member has to be working/having worked on the challenge or be the addressee of that challenge, be competent in the fields of business. Your social enterprise idea has to be suitable development and design, commercially savvy and work full-time on the project.

to the team, be based on a clearly defined problem and fieldwork experiences of the team members, have potential to be transformed into a scalable business model, have social impact potential, and be feasible and practicable. Selected teams are expected to take part in all stages of the program, perform the tasks given by the imece team and coaches and document the process.

Explore challenges and join us.

First Incubation Process: Quality Education Challenges