Next round of application will be open approx. in October 2017. Do you have an awesome design-in-tech idea? You are welcome to drop by to discuss how we can turn this idea into a prosperous business:

Please submit your short profile describing your design-in-tech idea and your business strategy (max. 600 characters) to Please check whether you are eligible* to apply first.


*see details at the bottom of this page.

Upon our  initial feedback, you can submit your full application describing:
1) innovation behind your idea;
2) exploitation strategy;
3) milestone plan  for a 3-, 6-, or 9-month scholarship;
4) your expectations from DesignFarmBerlin;
5) your coaching needs;
6) your networking strategy

(max. 1 page) You can attach additional visual materials to your message. 

For selected candidates we are organizing a workshop to unfold and align your and our Design-in-Tech vision. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

eligibility criteria

You are a student/graduate of the Weißensee Art Academy Berlin. Graduates can apply up to three years after the graduation – graduation after 2013 preferred.

You plan to set up your own business based on your design-in-tech project. You have already carried out the proof-of-principle for your idea.

Your place of residence is Berlin.

You don’t receive grants through other start-up programs (e. g. EXIST).

Part-time employment is allowed. It is expected that you invest at least 60 h/month in your business idea.

The next round of pitches will take place on March 8-9, 2017. We are looking forward to hearing from you!