The Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition (CEC) is a part of the Entrepreneurship Campus and was initiated to empower entrepreneurs all around the world to create innovative answers to global and/or community challenges and to engage in a more peaceful and sustainable world.
You are invited to submit your innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs and 169 related targets address the most important social, economic, environmental, health and governmental challenges of our time.Table of Content
The entrepreneurship foundation was founded in 2001 by Prof Günter Faltin in Berlin, Germany with the goal to empower and encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to start their own business in a sustainable way: fair for the consumers, fair for our planet, fair for all employees and – of course – fair for the lifestyle of the founder. We regard entrepreneurship as an innovative tool to solve problems. Amongst other activities, the foundation offers a masterclass (in German language) for emerging entrepreneurs that work on their own entrepreneurial idea, organizes the annual entre... read more
In addition to the certificate, the winners of the Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2020 also have the chance to receive input and feedback from our experts in a 90-minute webinar. This gives you the opportunity to clarify open questions, network, and promote your idea/project and maybe find supporters outside of the CEC community. The topics and corresponding dates will be announced in December.
Register online and create your account! You will receive a confirmation email. In order to activate your account, you must confirm by clicking on the link in the email. If you cannot find the email, please check your spam folder.
In order to participate in the competition, you must submit an idea and/or project in the Youth (13-29 years) or the Adult (from 30 years up) category. Fill out and submit the preliminary entry form.
Then wait for a response from the competition administrators: Entries are reviewed by the competition administrators of Stiftung Entrepreneurship and Digital Experts United. Only those entries that meet a certain standard and pass the preliminary screening will be invited to provide more details about their idea/project in a second entry form.
The status of an entry can be checked in your profile menu under “My Ideas/Projects”. All saved and submitted entries are saved there and can be accessed again at any time.
Please note: Rejected entries may be refined by the entrants and can be re-submitted up until the entries deadline.
Entries (ideas and projects) that have passed the preliminary screening will be posted on the competition website and will participate in the competition.
Please note: Until 6 July 2020 every published entry will only be visible for the Entrepreneurship Campus community. At the start of the voting and commenting phase on July 6th, all entries will be published for the entire world outside the competition to see. All dates and deadlines can be found in the timeline.
For more details, visit Entrepreneurship Campus website