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Munich Global Impact Sprint

Munich Global Impact Sprint – We are scouting teams and talents

We want YOU to be part of the Munich Global Impact Sprint! Starting from now on our project team is excited to receive your application for taking part in this journey. Applications are open now!




Kickstart your idea, find your perfect match, and build your business together with our team of coaches, entrepreneurship experts, corporate partners, and international talents.
Check-out our program and apply today! It´s without charge.

The illustrious program is curated by the three top universities of Munich. Together with teams from all around the globe you will attend a collaborative process, integrating you into Munich’s unique innovation ecosystem. The program curriculum consists multiple virtual events that will enable and equip you with the necessary mindset, toolset, and network to co-create andaccelerate your impact-driven ideas.


  • Application Deadline: 06.09.2021
  • Kick-off Event: 05.10.2021
  • Duration: 5-6 months


Leverage these essential resources to make your startup ambition a reality:

  • Experience a world-class curriculum, learn from thought-leaders in their discipline, and transform your insights into actions.
  • Advance your entrepreneurial problem-solving and co-create solutions with ecosystem players.
  • Receive access to one of the leading innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems in Europe and Germany's top entrepreneurship academics.
  • Develop a tight-knit network of startup peers, entrepreneurship specialists, researchers, and corporate partners that you can leverage to your advantage for the years to come as MGIS alumni.


This program is best suited for startup teams that:

  • Are early in the development stage, who started building their teams and seek guidance for the next steps.
  • Have a minimum viable product or started market testing and look for a safe environment to experiment.
  • Show an international ambition, i.e., planning to scale internationally and interested in international markets, collaborators, and/or staff.
  • Dispose a student or faculty member of a higher education institution on the team.
  • See value in the Munich innovation ecosystem and are looking to exchange with scientific and industry experts.
  • Believe in co-creation, peer-support, and moving mountains in an inspiring surrounding


The program is without charge! We will only require you tosign a commitment letter before you enter the program.


Purpose is the fuel that drives entrepreneurs. But purpose needs also to match financial viability. The LMU IEC Impact Readiness Program is LMU's framework within the Munich Global Impact Sprint.
Experience shows: Only if you proof financial readiness AND impact readiness you will succeed in the long run. Therefore, our program is tailor-made to support your startup. We provide business expertise, impact modules, and the access to an expert and industry network for co-creation and turning your idea into outcome.
You will enjoy access to events and showcasing formats, co-creation and partner matching, and expert support & coaching. All will help you to become IMPACT READY!


Munich and its relevant ecosystem players join forces to support young entrepreneurs in pursuit of creating the next generation of high growth companies that solve pressing global challenges. In cooperation with the city of Munich, leading global industry players, consultancy firms, local entrepreneurship centers, research labs, investors, as well as relevant players from the public sector and politics, the three top universities of Munich are creating a unique international hub in Munich to support tech-based entrepreneurship tackling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The LMU IEC Impact Readiness Program aligns with the Munich Global Impact Sprint, an initiative led by the three Munich based universities Munich University of Applied Sciences (MUAS), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich, and Technical University of Munich (TUM). The Munich Global Impact Sprint aims to be a key hub for innovation and entrepreneurship in the regional Munich ecosystem.
The universities are supported by their respective innovation and entrepreneurship centers: Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE), LMU Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (LMU IEC), and UnternehmerTUM.
The universities are committed to partnering with other higher education institutions worldwide to strengthen Munich’s position as a key player in the international entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The LMU IEC Impact Readiness Program and the Munich Global Impact Sprint are funded and supported by the
EXIST-Potentials program of Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

MUC Summit GmbH has been commissioned to act as ecosystem integrator.



In our definition IMPACT is the effectiveness of an organization in fulfilling its mission that has meaningful consequences for all stakeholders by creating economic, social and ecological value.

Download: Flyer Munich Global Impact Sprint

We look forward to receiving your application!


Philipp Dahl (EXIST Project Management): dahl@bwl.lmu.de

Dr. Dominik Domnik (Network & Community Lead): domnik@bwl.lmu.de 





Watch Prof. Dr. Jelena Spanjol on the Role of Impact Entrepreneurship in the Munich Global Impact Sprint (MGIS):