Impact Business Accelerator & Funding Opportunities: January 2023

impact business accelerator & funding opportunities
With the aim of supercharging ventures that will help us achieve the SDGs by 2030, here are several opportunities for impact business!
With top-searched topics such as “how to be more sustainable” and “how to recycle,” people are looking for ways to learn and act on climate change at an all-time high. Due to such queries, companies have a growing need to meet the demands of stakeholders regarding their sustainability efforts, including customers, investors, society, and the environment.


FemTech Lab Spring 2023 

Have you got the ambition and drive to change the world of women’s health?! FemTech Lab is a global ecosystem supporting early-stage startups in female health & wellness. Passionate about accelerating adequate healthcare for all women worldwide and ultimately helping them reach their full potential through a better understanding of their bodies and cyclic nature. Deadline: 29 January ’23
Applications for FemTech Lab’s Accelerator are now open until January 29th. All FemTech companies are welcome to apply. Selected startups will join FemTech Lab on 1st March for three months.

The 4th edition of the Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge

The Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge 2022 is back; bigger and better for its 4th edition! Over S$2.8 million worth of support available! Launched by Enterprise Singapore, the 4th edition of the Sustainability Open Innovation Challenge aims to bring together industry partners and creative innovators to co-develop sustainable solutions. 
For this challenge, we have on-boarded a selection of challenge statement owners and strategic partners, each with a unique challenge statement addressing themes such as:
  • Zero-waste
  • Sustainable Food Source
  • Sustainable Materials 
  • Sustainable Packaging
  • Renewable Energy
  • Green Buildings
Winning startups and SMEs can enjoy the following benefits: 
  • Prize money, Test-bedding, paid trials, and pilot opportunities from industry partners 
  • Potential grant support from Enterprise Singapore
  • A unique opportunity for co-innovation with industry partners, benefiting from their extensive expertise and resources 
  • Key networking opportunities during closing ceremony
  • And a chance to walk away with a S$70,000 prize money from our challenge sponsor Hexagon Group 
Deadline: 31 January 2023