12 teams admitted to the competition
Each admitted team receives 1000 EUR as a seed fund for the experimentation phase in the acceleration
During the semifinals 6 teams are picked to proceed to the final
The winning team gets 100 000 EUR to further develop and implement the solution
SFV will evaluate the impact of the winning concept at a later stage
Preparation & Submission
by June 23, noon EEST
Sept 1 to Oct 13
Dec 2, Jan 28
The submission time ended on June 23, 2021 noon (12:00) EEST. The jury will select and notify the 12 participating teams. These teams will be publicly announced by the end of August 2021.
The journey of the finalists begins on September 1st 2021, when the teams will meet and get to know the SFV association. After that teams will be supported in developing, testing and experimenting their ideas during a bootcamp held September 15-16 and a workshop arranged on October 13, 2021. This support will help develop the teams’ ideas and move them toward a real, implementable solution.
During the semifinals held on December 2nd 2021, 6 teams are chosen to continue in the competition. They will be further supported with developing their solutions in a workshop on January 11 2022. The competition final is held on January 28 2022. There, the teams will present the finalized solutions to the jury. The jury retrieves and the winners are announced on February 17 2022 at the closing ceremony.
This is when the winners’ work really begins: they will use the prize money to implement and scale their solutions.