Startups Connected Award

The Startups Connected Award, former German-Brazilian Startups Award, is held since 2013 with the goal of identifying and qualifying startups according to corporate challenges. Is also the entrance to the Startups Connected Acceleration Program, as well as to local and global actions from the partner companies and institutions.

The ceremony takes place in SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil, during the German-Brazilian Innovation Congress, which is held annually in september.


to the winner of the Startups Connected Award


Warm up

May, 24th

Evaluation process


Application period

by August, 10

Winners announcement


Award ceremony

September 27th, 2018

How to join

Application process

  1. Read the rules to apply;
  2. Analyse the challenges that companies have proposed within the Germany category;
  3. Click on “Apply Startup” at the end of the page;
  4. You will be redirected to the submission form, where you will provide information on your solution;
  5. If you have any questions, you can reach us on the email



  • All participants must be at least 18 years old;
  • At least one participant must have a degree;
  • Solution must have been created in Brazil or in Germany.


“I am so glad we reached first place in the category Cities of the Future at the IV Brazil-Germany Innovation prize, which is very important. It was an honor to interact with great companies that can embrace our project, in Brazil and in other places in the world, as a sustainable solution for waste treatment”

Luis Namura
Solum Ambiental Chairman