SEIF Awards Tech for Impact 2020 for European-based Entrepreneurs (Total prize of CHF 40,000)

SEIF Awards Tech for Impact 2020 for European-based Entrepreneurs (Total prize of CHF 40,000)

Deadline: March 31, 2020

Applicatins for the SEIF Awards Tech for Impact 2020 are now open. The SEIF Awards Tech for Impact target European impact entrepreneurs who develop or make innovative use of technologies to tackle social and/or environmental challenges and contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

When it comes to technological progress and global challenges, we live in fascinating yet demanding times. Technology can be a great tool for positive change, as innovative technologies often represent highly scalable solutions with potential to make a significant contribution to reach the UN SDGs. At the same time, we need to be aware of the potential negative impact it may bring along. This is why it is crucial to foster the positive potential of impact driven tech entrepreneurs.


  • SEIF Award for Scalable Solution supported by SEIF
  • SEIF Award for Responsible Business supported by PwC
  • SEIF Award for Social Innovation supported by UBS
  • SEIF Award for Future Impact Trend supported by Julius Bär


For Winners

  • A total prize money of CHF 40,000 is at stake (each award grants the winner a prize of CHF 10,000)

For all finalists

  • Unique opportunity to increase international visibility and gain reputation
  • Pitch to a top-class jury & a large audience of relevant stakeholders
  • Opportunity to pitch in front of impact investors
  • Opportunity to pitch in front of one of the largest networks of sustainable business leaders in Switzerland
  • Stay part of the SEIF network of impact fellows for future opportunities


  • Open to European based entrepreneurs, operations can be worldwide.
  • Impact driven entrepreneurs with innovative tech solutions designed responsibly to contribute to at least one of the UN SDGs.
  • The positive impact dimension should be clearly reflected in the core business principles.


There is a rather broad definition of impact driven tech entrepreneurs spanning across all sectors ranging from solutions applying AI, AR, nanotech, robotics or material science to low tech solutions, digital platforms or drones.

If you have either created a new solution or apply existing technologies in an innovative way to create positive impact to reach the UN SDGs then,

Click here to apply

For more information, visit SEIF Awards Tech for Impact.