Program

Fast Mover #ClimateAction

Fast support for current challenges

We support you in developing sustainable solutions and implementing them quickly.

To fight the climate crisis, we need not only technologies and knowledge, but also targeted communication to offer practicable solutions. We know the content industry is aware of its responsibility and has long been in the process of developing appropriate solutions.

That’s why we’re looking for you: journalists, start-ups, content creators, innovators and all those who make climate protection a top priority in their companies. We want to show how you can make a significant contribution to communication between science, business, politics and society.

In the annual Fast Mover competition, we call on you to develop solutions to current issues and make existing projects visible. We support your approaches with up to 5,000 € as well as an extensive network of supporters.

Update:

Apply until

October 31th

and become a Fast Mover.

Current topic:
Innovations for climate communication

Place
Hamburg

Program language
German

Contact
Bruno Marks 

fast mover #climateaction

Climate meets Content & Tech

Do you have a newsletter or podcast that reports on current climate developments? Does your platform communicate solutions or bring relevant actors together? Do you understand how to put the climate crisis on the agenda in all departments of a newsroom? Do you have a plan for reducing your own corporate footprint and can you  tell us about it? We are looking for innovations from and for the content industry that improve communication and have a valuable imput in the fight against the climate crisis.

Apply now until October 31th and make your contribution to sustainable climate communication.

The Jury

Janina Lin Otto
Holistic Foundation

Fridtjof Detzner
Planet A

Isabelle Gardt
Online Marketing Rockstars

Lena Marbacher
Founder of Neue Narrative Magazine

Nina Klaß
nextMedia.Hamburg

Laura Cwiertnia
DIE ZEIT
*will only evaluate journalistic projects

The chosen projects receive:

Financial support

We are funding up to 5,000 € per project.

Sparring

We offer access to our supporter network and deliver the unique chance to work with them on your projects.

Invitation to the Impact Night

Present your projects at the Fast Mover #ClimateAction Impact Night on November 10th and get the opportunity to engage with like-minded people on your approaches.

This is the third time we are holding the Fast Mover competition – in 2020, we funded promising projects on the topics of journalism and paid content. Here you can read more on how the Fast Movers of the previous rounds were able to advance their projects with our support.

Only three questions separate you from the Fast Mover program

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OURDIO

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Ourdio erleichtert die Produktion und den Vertrieb von Hörbüchern. Autoren können ihre Werke über Text-to-Speech-Verfahren automatisch vertonen und die fertigen Hörbücher direkt auf entsprechenden Plattformen hochladen lassen.
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ZUBIK.AI

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STORYDIVE

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Supporters

Boris Kozlowski
Co-Founder & Co-Managing Director
Impact Hub Hamburg
Louisa Steinwärder
Co-Leitung Cross Innovation Hub
Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft
Jana-Michaela Timm
Junior-Professorin Impact Entrepreneurship
Universität Hamburg
Johannes Berg
Managing Director
Digital Hub Logistics Hamburg
Frederic Penz
Leuphana Yunus Centre for Social Business and Values
Jacob Bilabel
Leitung
Aktionsnetzwerk Nachhaltigkeit in Kultur und Medien
Katja Emcke
Projektmanagerin Kommunikation und Medien
The New Institute
Martin Jung
Abteilungsleiter Innovation und Geschäftsentwicklung
IFB Hamburg
Wolfgang Wopperer-Beholz
Klimaaktivist und Facilitator
Raffaela Seitz
Co-Leitung Cross Innovation Hub
Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft
Jo Marie Farwick
Gründerin
Überground

FAQs

The selected projects will receive up to 5.000€ each, promising contacts through and via the supporter network, visibility and the opportunity to talk about your approaches with like-minded people at the Fast Mover #ClimateAction Impact Night. You decide what you want to use the funding amount for in connection with your project – you just need to tell us about it at the beginning and submit a quick and uncomplicated proof of use at the end.

We call on start-ups, journalists, content creators and innovators to submit best practices for developing approaches for a green future. We are also looking for all those who, despite all the adversities, make climate protection their top priority. We want to makey your attempts visable, because they also helps others. Alliances in the fight against the climate crisis are more elementary than ever.

The application process takes place via an online form and is quite uncomplicated. In only three questions you will have to answer the most important information about your idea or your project. We want to know why your project contributes to a sustainable development of our society and economy and where you could need support from us. If you have any questions, you can consult with our program manager Bruno before submitting your application.

At least three days. Participation in Impact Night and prior training with our pitch trainer are mandatory for projects. You will also develop a roadmap on how to successfully continue your project and plan the next milestones. During the program, our supporters are available for sparring and support.

A jury of six experts will select the projects and announce its decision on November 5, 2021. The following criteria will guide our selection:
How innovative is your approach?
How much can others learn from your approach?
How much does your approach contribute to improved climate communication?

Contact

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As program manager, Bruno is the contact person for the incubator Media Lift. He studied political science and cultural studies in Leipzig as well as management, organization and culture at the University of St. Gallen. During his studies, he gained experience in public relations and marketing at a PR agency, Finanztip and the Executive School St. Gallen. After working for SAP and a digital agency, he most recently worked as an innovation scout for a Hamburg-based science platform.

Bruno Marks

Program manager
T +49 40 / 23 72 435 67
Neue Förderung für innovative Klimakommunikation
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