Impact Accelerator

Let’s turn vision into action – together. This impact accelerator is for all startups that put people and the planet at the heart of smart solutions.

Hafven Impact Accelerator

Join our unique and innovative ecosystem and a program that is especially built for startups.

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Driving Sustainability: Our Fields of Action

Energy

Renewables, Clean Energy, Micro grids, Green Tech, Service Systems, Decentralized Energy, Energy Access, Recovery and Storage and more..

Food & Health

Urban farming, Ag-Tech, Green Tech, Novel Farming, Aquaponics, Hydroponics, Regenerative Agriculture, Novel Farming Systems, Food Innovation, Healthcare Services and more..

Mobility & Logistics

Public Transport, Future mobility, Service Systems, Sharing Economy, Incentive Systems, Urban, Rural, IoT Logistics, Reverse Logistics, Product as a Service, E-Mobility, and more..

Material & Waste

Circular Products, New Materials, Waste Management, Circular Economy, Material Tracking, Resource Monitoring, Product as a Service, Recycling Technology, Anaerobic Digestion, Refurbishing, Material Design, Composting, Zero Waste and more..

Production & Microfactory

3D Print, Micro-Production, Prosumers, Production on demand, Regenerative Production, Local Production, New Technologies, Platform Economy, and more..

Partner

The Hafven Impact Accelerator is co-financed by Land Niedersachsen (State of Lower Saxony).

Key Facts

100% Free

Independent

No Shares

Remote / Hybrid

Important Dates

Application Close

→ 28th of March 2022

Selection day

→ 4th of April 2022

Start batch

→ 2nd of May 2022

Program duration

→ 5 Months

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Here is why

Hafven is the ideal playground for entrepreneurs

Co-creation with over 1,300 experts

Knowledge transfer and exchange with our wide network of startups and change-makers.

Unlimited access to all Hafven locations

Coworking, meeting spaces, fab lab, and maker space for prototyping and small-batch productions, packed with technology and professional machinery to help bring your idea to life.

Opportunity for startup grants

Hafven Impact Accelerator is an accredited institution for the Gründungsstipendium Niedersachsen.

Lean startup environment

Build. Test. Learn. Validate your solutions with potential users to get early feedback for further developments.

Impact and technology expertise

Hafven's network includes experts in sustainable development, as well as future technologies such as blockchain, VR/AR, IoT, and artificial intelligence.

Visibility and Media Reach

Gain new partners, investors, and supporters through broad media reach.

Hafven Partners

Benefit from our wide corporate network

Boost your startup while partnering with leading corporates. Receive valuable insights and feedback from industry experts and win them as first users and customers. That's the shortcut to the market.


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A Program especially designed for impact startups

Workshops & Coachings

We provide you with profound and hands-on tools to shape your business model and organization.

Individual Mentoring

Our coaches and mentors are carefully chosen experts and entrepreneurs, who give you practical advice at eye level.

Program Contents

Vision/Mission, OKR & Agile Management, Customer/Market & Validation, Impact Assessment, Sustainable Business Developement, Impact Strategies, Circular Economy and Design, UX & Prototype, Sales & Marketing, Communications & Corporate Design, Legal, Privacy policy, Foundation, Financials, Investment, Pitch Training, Team Building

Let's shape a better future for people and the planet – Together!

Which startups do we look for?

What should you bring?

PHASE
Pre-Seed or Seed

TEAM SIZE
Two or more

COMMITMENT
100% Passion and Dedication

STATUS QUO
First Prototype & Market Validation

LOCATION
Nationals & Internationals welcome

LANGUAGE
German or English, depending on your Team

TYPE
Tech and Non–Tech
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Startups

Meet the Startups of Batch 6

Latest Update:
16.5.22

SigmaHeat GmbH

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NJORDVIND

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MARCLEY

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hydde

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BATCH 6

Watch the final pitches by the Startups of Batch 6

The Closest Loop

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Das Startup Pfandgeben ist Teil des 4 Batch des Hafven Accelerator Programm. Bei der Startup Ceremony hat Pfandgeben die Ergebnisse der letzten 6 Monate präsentiert.

Papair

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Das Startup Jojo ist Teil des 4 Batch des Hafven Accelerator Programm. Bei der Startup Ceremony hat Jojo die Ergebnisse der letzten 6 Monate präsentiert.

I Love You Veggie Much

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Das war die Startup Ceremony der Startups aus dem 4 Batch dem Hafven Accelerator Programm. Die Startups Pfandgeben und Jojo haben ihre Ergebnisse aus den letzten 6 Monaten präsentiert.

HempConnect

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Das war die Startup Ceremony der Startups aus dem 4 Batch dem Hafven Accelerator Programm. Die Startups Pfandgeben und Jojo haben ihre Ergebnisse aus den letzten 6 Monaten präsentiert.

Recap Video

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Das war die Startup Ceremony der Startups aus dem 4 Batch dem Hafven Accelerator Programm. Die Startups Pfandgeben und Jojo haben ihre Ergebnisse aus den letzten 6 Monaten präsentiert.

Alumni
Last But not least...

How can I apply for the Gründungsstipendium?

Click here to find all information about the Gründungsstipendium.

Hafven is an officially accredited institution for the "Gründungsstipendium" of the Nbank:
https://www.nbank.de/Privatpersonen/Existenzgründung/Gründungsstipendium/index.jsp

To apply for the Gründungstipendium you must participate in the Hafven Accelerator program.

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