Conditions of participation


The application period for the European Promotion Award Next Generation begins on March 1, 2021.

Which projects and business ideas can be submitted?

Concepts and products that are characterized by a thoughtful use of innovative and forward-looking technologies and media in the learning environment of:

  • Schools
  • Universities
  • Homeschooling
  • General educational institutions especially for children and adolescents

in the areas of:

  • Mobile learning, e.g. with smartphone and tablet.
  • Game-based learning
  • Implementation / application of virtual worlds or augmented realities
  • Virtual Classrooms
  • Development of innovative WBT
  • blended learning
  • Microlearning concepts
  • Learning and knowledge portals
  • learning analytics

Who can apply?

Founders, startups, project initiators, experienced providers or application companies in the field of digital education. The completion of the prototype / start of the project must not have taken place before 2015.

  • Headquarters in Europe
  • Company startup / project launch between January 2015 and December 2020.
  • innovative business and project idea in the field of digital education and learning modules
  • convincing future vision / strategy
  • high social / target group benefit
  • sustainability and environmentally conscious entrepreneurship
  • Personal acceptance of the award on August 28, 2021 in Bonn, Germany