Become a part of a community that is making a positive impact on society and the planet.
Future Makers empowers startups focused on Health, Open Innovation, and Sustainability with tools, expertise, mentorship, and funding opportunities to help you grow and scale your businesses.
Find out which incubator suits you
Let's shape the future of Health, Tech & Sustainability together!
Future Makers Health aims to nurture startups and entrepreneurs who are developing innovative solutions that have a positive impact on people's health and well-being.
Mission-driven: improving people's health and wellbeing, while also creating economic opportunities.
Starting May 2023
FM Open Innovation
Future Makers Open Innovation is a digital incubator dedicated to start-ups that explore innovative ideas using the latest technological trends.
Tech-driven: exploring new technological innovations through business development.
Starting May 2023
Future Makers Sustainability supports startups that develop environmentally friendly technologies or products, and encourages startups to incorporate sustainability into their business models from the outset.
Mission-driven: creating a better world, while still being profitable and successful in the business world.
Starting May 2023
This year’s awards
You’ll have the chance to pitch your idea and win one of our prizes during the Future Makers finals: 15.000 Euro for the winners. The prizes will be split between two winners: 1st place - 10.000 EUR & 2nd place - 5.000 EUR.
At the end of the year, we will select start-ups from each incubator and invite them to pitch in front of real investors and representatives of VC funds from Europe, for even greater investment opportunities.
During the twelve weeks of your entrepreneurial journey, you’ll get access to one-to-few experts discussions, mentorship pairing and a comprehensive workbook to take home afterwards.
You can apply to Future Makers incubation program if you are based in one of the following countries: Greece, Hungary, Rep. Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Slovakia.
After a rigorous evaluation, we will select a group of 10-15 idea-stage start-ups for each Future Makers incubator.
What else you’ll get
At the end of the program, no matter the results, all the participants to Future Makers will receive the all-in-one workbook. This will help you build upon any business idea in the future.
You’ll learn how to create value to your customers and you’ll be able to replicate the process for any new business idea using this template.
Any pitch, no matter how you deliver it, is based on a one pager. We live in a digital world and you’ll need it to present your business briefly via email or chats when talking won’t be possible.
Working with goals means translating “I want to get 3 clients” into “I will contact 10 new brand managers by the end of November to win 3 clients.” At the end of the program, you’ll get a plan for your business and you’ll be able to create one from scratch.
Learn how to create a compelling presentation to pitch your business plan to investors. Creating a pitch deck will help you transform your business plan into a real deal for investors.
A short future trends report is a brief document that draws on current market research and analysis to predict emerging technologies, consumer preferences, market growth rates, major players, and other factors that will shape the industry's future.
We know it’s hard to explain the value of your business in 30 seconds. That’s why, we’ll show you how to do it and we’ll give a template to use anytime you need to pitch an idea..
What other participants say:
”The passion and the dedication that the team has to actively help each entrepreneur succeed in their vision. I know that whatever help I may need, the Future Makers team will always be there for me to reach out to.”
”The program was very well designed and delivered. All content and presenters were on a high level. The program organizer Ioana was exceptional and Corina and Paul were also very helpful and supportive.”
”Building and growing a start-up is more complex than I expected, but now I know more about it.”
”I loved the quality of the materials and the online course, they were very helpful to follow up after the workshop and it is very good that we can have access any time. Thank you!”
Sabina Ioana Poenar
”You are great! You should be proud. And keep it up, in a few years, Future Makers could become one of the best programs for early-stage startups in this part of the world.”
”I loved the opportunity to work with a mentor at the very end of the program when the stress levels are higher and timeframes - shorter. Overall, my experience with Future Makers was great and gave me the structure and timeframe to do my homework. I will be forever thankful for what you did for me.”
”Future Makers connected us with wonderful people who helped us and our idea grow, and at the same time exposed us to investors.”
winner Future Makers 2018
Tzitzi Poc Adventures, Romania
”Our participation in the FutureMakers incubator got us working on our niche and our positioning, creating valuable connections and getting us ready for our upcoming seed round.”
"So many important things happened during our Future Makers incubator, but the most important was the fact that we had the opportunity to have access to a large network of entrepreneurs, peers, mentors, corporates and investors and to learn from them."
"This was a great validation that we are on the right path. It was the jumpstart for us at the right time."
Veltra Bikes, Romania