Here we go again

The starting signal has been given for the City of Dessau-Roßlau’s Founders’ Award Competition 2022. As in previous years, we are looking for interesting start-ups from our city with technological, ecological, social or societal innovation potential.

All independent micro and small enterprises from all sectors that have fewer than 50 employees and no more than an annual turnover or an annual balance sheet total of 10 million euros (definition of the Commission of the European Union) and were founded after 31.12.2018 can take part. Business successions, start-ups from unemployment and those returning to work – both as full-time and part-time start-ups – are also expressly invited to participate. The closing date for applications is March 31, 2022.

The inclusion of Stadtsparkasse Dessau as a new cooperation partner for the Founders’ Prize competition has made it possible to increase the total prize money compared with previous years, so that three prizes with a total value of more than 6,000 euros can be awarded for the Founders’ Prize of the City of Dessau-Roßlau 2022. In addition to the Stadtmarketinggesellschaft Dessau-Roßlau and the Stadtsparkasse Dessau, the Halle-Dessau Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the Wirtschafts- und Industrieclub Anhalt e. V., the Wirtschaftsjunioren Dessau e. V. and the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences are among the city’s other cooperation partners.


All information and the participation documents are available at grü