user prototype

 

The Call for Round 7,

Engineering Trust

closed on September 30, 2019.
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We fund Public Interest Tech.

4,8 Mio

APPROVED FUNDING

118

FUNDED PROJECTS

47.500

MAX. FUNDING
PER PROJECT

The Prototype Fund supports ideas in  civic tech, data literacy, data security and software infrastructure. With a grant of up to €47.500, software developers, hackers, and creatives can code and develop innovative open source prototypes during a period of six months.

Theme focus of round 7:
Engineering Trust

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The projects we currently support can be found here.

Who can apply?

Self-employed developers and small teams who live in Germany can apply for funding.

Support

Each project is backed with a maximum of 47,500€, coaching from experienced mentors, and collaboration within an exciting network. From 2016 through 2020, there will be eight funding rounds. Each round, we can support up to 25 innovative open source projects.

Time frame

You have 6 months to implement your idea from the first concept to a prototype.

Open Source

Your results must be made publicly available under an open source license.

 

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