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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.

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.

For sustainable and long-term solutions apply now!
ANNOUNCEMENT

For sustainable and long-term solutions apply now!

If you are aiming to create sustainable solutions against challenges facing refugees, let’s work together in our incubation program! We bring social entrepreneurs together with resources including trainings, mentorship and grants. For more information and application details check the website!

Deadline for application is June 9, 2019.

For an accessible life apply to our Incubation Program.
ANNOUNCEMENT

For an accessible life apply to our Incubation Program.

Does your enterprise focus on solving challenges facing people living with disabilities? Check out application requirements and apply for our Incubation Program. Deadline for applications is June 9, 2019. 

Media Literacy for Lifelong Learning
EVENT

Media Literacy for Lifelong Learning

“Media Literacy for Lifelong Learning: Why Media Literacy Matters in the Age of Social Media and ‘Fake News” workshop is organized by ATÖLYE, imeceLAB, and the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul on Monday, March 11 at ATÖLYE. Cyndy Scheibe from Project Look Sharp at Ithaca College will give an interactive presentation and workshop on media literacy and critical thinking. Please fill out the form to be able participate. Due to capacity limits, we’ll only get in touch with selected guests to confirm their participance.

 

Smart and Sustainable Urban Mobility challenge has started.
ANNOUNCEMENT

Smart and Sustainable Urban Mobility challenge has started.

Time to act for challenges that affect us all. Students, international organizations, civil society organizations, public institutions and corporate companies come together around solutions in imeceLAB. On February 13, we kickstarted our collaboration for a more sustainable future. Stay tuned.

Projects

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