How & When Berlin


Please note: Applications
are now closed!

Berlin Visit and Live Pitch Competition: March 7th-9th 2017

If you are selected in the 1st selection round, we invite you to come to Berlin for 3 days. You will take part in an intensive, tailor-made program to immerse you in the thriving start-up scene and the vibrant young life of one of these cities! At the end of the 3-days-event, you pitch your business idea to our jury. If your team is chosen, we help you find a potential academic mentor and facilitate the match to one of our university-based partners in Berlin.

Coaching Phase for Selected Teams and submission of final EXIST applications - duration: 3-6 months

Together with experts that support you with entrepreneurial experience and specialized know-how, we support you while working on your application for the EXIST Business Start-Up Grant. During this phase candidates can be based in Israel or Berlin, as there will be no stipend to cover your living costs during this period. However, there will a small stipend available to cover candidates’ travel expenses between Israel and Germany.

Final Results of EXIST applications - approx. 2 months after submission

Be ready to move to Berlin if your EXIST application has been successful!

Here, you will work in the leading university incubators
and enjoy their benefits:
from office space, mentoring and coaching to
acceleration programs.


You will be ready to enter a new chapter
with your business start-up!

We hope that you will have learned and grown, while being ready to
reach whatever your goal is: Israeli, European or global markets!

apply now