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Acceleration Programme aimed at projects in the development and validation stage of the idea, product or service and/or the business model.

We seek motivated entrepreneurs who promote innovative solutions to social problems and needs, in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the UN Agenda 2030.

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Monthly grants for projects selected for the Capacity Building and Incubation stages. Incubation and mentoring in the Casa do Impacto.

€10.500 in prizes

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– Access to mentoring and support from professionals in different fields

– Opportunities for exposure to investors and potential customers

– Integration into a community of impact with a huge sense of mission

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Bootcamp, Capacity Building and Incubation

The program runs in 3 stages:

1 Bootcamp >> 2 and 3 of November, 2023

2 Capacity building >> starting on November 20th, 2023

3 Incubation >> starting on February 21st, 2024


Yes, all applications must include two elements. Nobody does anything alone and a team project only adds.

Yes, we accept projects that are already under development and/or work teams that just want to develop product innovation for an existing project.

Yes. We accept projects from nappy entrepreneurs, but highly motivated. Convince us and this is your home!

We are looking for fully committed entrepreneurs at a 24/7 pace. Two days a week, during the 12 weeks of acceleration between September and November in mandatory work sessions. The rest of the week is for you to use to test your idea, validate it or as it is most useful for your project to make the leap. Entrepreneurs will also be expected to attend some in-person events.

The program will run in a hybrid regime. Entrepreneurs have to ensure that both applicants per project will be present on the in-person Bootcamp, and at least one of the project elements in the following stages, programme activities or other events.

Any of the projects that pass to the Acceleration stage or later those that pass to the Post-Acceleration stage are given a grant to participate in the programme. This grant has a value of 691.70€ per month per Project.

Projects that finish the acceleration stage are eligible to apply for financial support under the +PLUS 2021 Programme, entering directly into the second stage of its selection.

Through the registration form until the 27th of October, 2023, after carefully reading the Conditions of Participation. If you have any questions, please contact the Casa do Impacto team via email: casaimpacto@scml.pt