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innovation factory

Fostering digital innovation and creative ideas for sustainable development through ICT4D and tech4good.

what we offer



We support teams and start-ups with innovative ideas for sustainable development all the way from ideation stage to scaling and investment readiness. Join us and profit from our bootcamps, the Digital Innovation Accelerator, study tours, mentored co-creation processes and tailor-made support.


We collaborate with a wide range of actors to provide entrepreneurs with the best opportunities. Besides we build networks across regions & sectors to enable, scale and transfer digital innovations for sustainable development. Cooperation partners benefit from our cross-regional collaborative approach through mutual learning, experience and access to networks.


We maintain meaningful partnerships with relevant actors from the digital ecosystems in the countries we are working to foster sustainable local innovation and strengthen digital ecosystems. Past partners include e.g. Kumasi Hive, Impact Hub Dakar, Bandung Creative Hub and others. Interested? Drop us a line!


We connect investors with verified start-ups and promising entrepreneurs we have worked with & that match your purpose. If you are interested in impact investing and accelerating the change you want to see in the world, have a look at our portfolio and get in touch!

Digital Impact

Digital Impact

We identify, support and develop digital innovations with positive impact towards the Sustainable Development Goals & promote global partnerships and tech transfer.


Our Digital Innovation Accelerator is a multi-stage acceleration programme where selected start-ups with innovations contributing to sustainable development from Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Mexico and Senegal are supported.

Successful teams will additionally receive tailored support packages equivalent to 15,000 € each.


innovation factory is supporting start-ups with high potential to make a positive impact on sustainable development through their digital innovation. These selected startups range across a number of sectors and include startups from the Digital Innovation Accelerator program.

Co-Creation Process

We are accompanying various pioneers in different stages of their innovation process with a set of established methods. In a collaborative process we support them in identifying challenges for a transregional transfer and local implementation of their digital solution.

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