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The Green HExagon pre-incubation programme is a 4-month long online programme which provides support for the development of your green ideas through guidance from international experts and mentors.

The programme is designed for teams who have new ideas or are in the early stage of idea development. You can apply to the programme as an individual or as a team (up to 5 members). Keep in mind that the programme will begin with an event for ideation and team formation. If you apply as an individual, you will have the opportunity to find team members during this event.

If you are applying individually, you must be a student, graduate, researcher or staff member at one of the universities listed below. If you apply with a team, at least half of the team members must be from one of the universities listed below, and the others may be students, graduates or staff from other universities.

Sign up yourself and your team – if you have one – until 31 January, 2024. 

Programme timeline

Ideation afternoon
13th of February 2024
16:00-18:30 CET
17.00-19.30 EET
FHWN

Take part in ideation activities and start developing your own unique solution or validate you existing business idea.

Kick-off & Team Formation
20th of February 2024
16:00-19:00 CET
17.00-20.00 EET
FHWN

During this activity you will have a chance to find your teammates to work with.

Leadership skills
21st of February 2024
16:00-19:00 CET
17.00-20.00 EET
FHWN / Uni Latvia

Find out what skills a true leader has, develop them and become a leader yourself!

Generative AI in Innovation
28th of February 2024
16:00-19:00 CET
17.00-20.00 EET
FHWN

Learn how to use cutting edge AI technologies to your benefit.

Business Model Canvas
6th of March 2024
16:00-18:00 CET
17.00-19.00 EET
Uni Tartu

Find out how to identify the right business model for your idea. Learn about the different types of business models, their advantages, and disadvantages.

Pitching ABC
13th of March 2024
16:00-18:00 CET
17.00-19.00 EET
Uni Tartu

Find out what it takes to pitch a good business idea successfully.

Product (Service) Design
20th of March 2024
16:00-18:00 CET
17.00-19.00 EET
Uni Tartu

In this session you will learn what a minimum viable product is, why it is necessary and the types of minimum viable products.

European Green Deal
27th of March 2024
16:00-18:00 CET
17.00-19.00 EET
Uni Latvia

Dive into the essence of sustainability at the European Green Deal workshop. Explore innovative strategies to transform challenges into opportunities and drive eco-friendly growth.

LowCode/NoCode Workshop
3rd of April 2024
16:00-18:00 CET
17.00-19.00 EET
FHWN

Don't have a dedicated IT team to build your solution? In this workshop you'll learn how to build software without one.

3 Day Bootcamp in Riga: Marketing ABC + Go-to-Market Strategy + Mentoring Session
9th till 12th of April 2024
9th - arrival
10th & 11th - work
12th - departure
Uni Latvia

Attend a bootcamp in Riga to gain understanding of what are the digital marketing tools you can use to validate your idea. Meet and discuss your ideas with mentors attending and acquire how to sell and present your product to people.

Revenue Models
24 of April 2024
16:00-18:00 CET
17.00-19.00 EET
FHWN

Gain understanding of different types of business models, their advantages, disadvantages, and design different business models based on your idea.

Pitching training
8th of May 2024
16:00-18:00 CET
17.00-19.00 EET
Uni Latvia

Learn tips & tricks on how to prepare and present your presentation on Demo Day.

Mentoring sessions
End of May

Further development opportunities workshop designed by each partner separately. Purpose: Introduce the options and understand the needs of each team.

Demo Day
12th of June 2024
16:00-18:00 CET
17.00-19.00 EET
Uni Tartu

The Business Idea Competition is the final event of the pre-incubation programme. Take part and get to know the participants' ideas and compete for the top prize worth EUR 5000!

Ideation afternoon

13th of February 2024

16:00-18:30 CET

17.00-19.30 EET

FHWN

Take part in ideation activities and start developing your own unique solution or validate you existing business idea.

Kick-off: Ideation

20th of February 2024

16:00-19:00 CET

17.00-20.00 EET

FHWN / Uni Latvia

During this activity you will have a chance to find your teammates to work with.

Leadership skills

21st of February 2024

16:00-19:00 CET

17.00-20.00 EET

FHWN

Find out what skills a true leader has, develop them and become a leader yourself!

Generative AI in Innovation

28th of February 2024

16:00-19:00 CET

17.00-20.00 EET

FHWN

Learn how to use cutting edge AI technologies to your benefit.

Business Model Canvas

6th of March 2024

16:00-18:00 CET

17.00-19.00 EET

Uni Tartu

Find out how to identify the right business model for your idea. Learn about the different types of business models, their advantages, and disadvantages.

Pitching ABC

13th of March 2024

16:00-18:00 CET

17.00-19.00 EET

Uni Tartu

Find out what it takes to pitch a good business idea successfully.

Product (Service) Design

20th of March 2024

16:00-18:00 CET

17.00-19.00 EET

Uni Tartu

In this session you will learn what a minimum viable product is, why it is necessary and the types of minimum viable products.

European Green Deal

27th of March 2024

16:00-18:00 CET

17.00-19.00 EET

Uni Latvia

Dive into the essence of sustainability at the European Green Deal workshop. Explore innovative strategies to transform challenges into opportunities and drive eco-friendly growth.

LowCode/NoCode Workshop

3rd of April 2024

16:00-18:00 CET

17.00-19.00 EET

FHWN

Don't have a dedicated IT team to build your solution? In this workshop you'll learn how to build software without one.

3 Day Bootcamp in Riga: Marketing ABC + Go-to-Market Strategy + Mentoring Session

10th till 12th of April 2024

9th - arrival

10th & 11th - work

12th - departure

Uni Latvia

Attend a bootcamp in Riga to gain understanding of what are the digital marketing tools you can use to validate your idea. Meet and discuss your ideas with mentors attending and acquire how to sell and present your product to people.

Revenue Models

24 of April 2024

16:00-18:00 CET

17.00-19.00 EET

FHWN

Gain understanding of different types of business models, their advantages, disadvantages, and design different business models based on your idea.

Pitching training

8th of May 2024

16:00-18:00 CET

17.00-19.00 EET

Uni Latvia

Learn tips & tricks on how to prepare and present your presentation on Demo Day.

Mentoring sessions

End of May

Further development opportunities workshop designed by each partner separately. Purpose: Introduce the options and understand the needs of each team.

Demo Day

12th of June 2024

16:00-18:00 CET

17.00-19.00 EET

Uni Tartu

The Business Idea Competition is the final event of the pre-incubation programme. Take part and get to know the participants' ideas and compete for the top prize worth EUR 5000!

The Central European Timezone (CET) applies to Austria and Czech Republic. The Eastern European Timezone (EET) applies to Latvia and Estonia.

Don't miss the opportunity!

The Green HExagon pre-incubation programme is a 4-month long online programme which provides support for the development of your green ideas through guidance from international experts and mentors.

Who can apply for this programme?

  • University of Latvia students, graduates, employees (researchers, academic and administrative staff);
  • University of Tartu students, graduates, employees (researchers, academic and administrative staff);
  • Czech University of Life Sciences Prague students, graduates, employees (researchers, academic and administrative staff);
  • The University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt students, graduates, employees (researchers, staff).

What can you expect from this programme?

  • Online workshops led by experienced entrepreneurs and industry experts;
  • Mentoring to give you best advice for further development steps;
  • Best students – opportunity to go to 2-day on-site bootcamp in Latvia;
  • Grant up to 5000 EUR for further idea development.

If you have any questions, contact us at hello@greenhexagon.eu or fill out the form below.


The activity is part of Erasmus + project “Entrepreneurial teaching partnerships for fostering innovation and green startup development in higher education”, No. 2022-1-LV01-KA220-HED-000090176. The project is funded by European Union.