Our Support

The Scholarships

Our scholarship programs support founders who have an advanced startup concept and/or prototype. Both financially and with an excellent infrastructure, first-class coaching and consulting sessions and a supportive environment.

The aim of the scholarship is the establishment and launch of the company. As lean Incubator we are looking for founders that are striving for continuous improvement and are user centric oriented.

EXIST Startup Grant

Research to business

Exist Startup Grant

The Startup Incubator Berlin supports students, graduates and scientists, who have innovative technological start-up projects, in applying for an EXIST Business Start-up Grant.

The grant provides financial support to help startups to implement their ideas both technically and entrepreneurially, and to prepare for a successful entry into the market. The teams are supported through funding of living expenses, material resources for the project, and comprehensive coaching.

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Berliner Startup Scholarship

The Prototyping Scholarship


The Berlin Startup Scholarship supports founders who have an initial startup concept and are in the process of preparing to launch. The aim of the scholarship is the foundation and launch of the company.
In addition to financial support, each scholarship includes the use of the infrastructure of the Startup Incubator Berlin and the HWR Berlin. The scholarship furthermore includes support through our internal coaching team, our pool of external advisors, our scientific mentors from the HWR Berlin and from our business network.

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