The Social Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) supports student projects in the field of social innovation and social entrepreneurship that demonstrate a real social impact at RWTH and FH Aachen University. The funding focuses on downstripping high tech, referring to the simplification and application of technologies from the university for charitable purposes in Germany, Europe and around the world.
Applications are open until October 27 on the project platform of our partner Santander Universities at this link. Students of RWTH and FH Aachen are eligible to apply.
The SEP includes a total of 100,000 € per year. Individual projects can be funded with up to 12,000 €. The funding period is up to two semesters and starts at the beginning of each semester. Over the past three semesters, 21 projects have already been funded. The winners were:
- Ohemaa Green Housing (SS2021)
- Enevra by Enactus Aachen (WS2021)
- Recycoal by Enactus Aachen (SS2022)