Incubator for Social Innovation

  • Our services

    We support entrepreneurs in the start-up phase. This includes the provision of workplaces in the co-working space. Find out more about our different programs.

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  • Community

    Social start-ups with innovative ideas and exciting entrepreneurs: Get to know our community at the Social Impact lab in Leipzig!

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  • Event Location

    270 m² of floor space with industrial charm for meetings, seminars, events and conferences. We offer the perfect place for your event right next to the Karl-Heine Canal.

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  • Das Programm Mut zum Wachsen richtet sich an Solo-Selbstständige und Kleinunternehmer*innen, die ihre Unternehmung weiterentwickeln möchten. Im Programm haben Sie die Möglichkeit, während einer Laufzeit von bis zu 9 Monaten, gemeinsam mit Berater*innen intensiv an Ihrer individuellen Wachstumsstrategie zu arbeiten.

  • The program for social start-ups in Leipzig. Sozial & Gründer gives 16 start-up teams the opportunity to develop their socially innovative ideas for social enterprises. Eight months of free support, consultancy, co-working, coaching & workshops.

  • Selbst & Ständig is a start-up consultancy service for young people up to the age of 27 who are unemployed or threatened by unemployment and who want to become self-employed in the Leipzig area. We will help you free of charge in all matters relating to starting your own company.



  • Upcoming events

    In dem Workshop, der Voraussetzung zum Einstieg in das Programm ist, geht es um Wachstumsfragen mit Fokus auf die Unternehmerpersönlichkeit.

    Informationstag für Interessenten, die wissen möchten, ob das Programm zu ihren Vorhaben passt.

    Beratungstag für alle, die am Stipendienprogramm Sozial & Gründer interessiert sind und ihre sozialinnovative Gründungsidee vorstellen wollen. Jetzt Termin vereinbaren.

  • In 2014, the Social Impact lab in Leipzig opened its doors to people who share a single goal: to change the world with socially innovative ideas.

    The Social Impact lab in Leipzig offers 260 sqm of floor space in the Stelzenhaus (an old industrial building) where it provides support for social entrepreneurs. Made possible by the Drosos Foundation. Social start-ups can get support in the form of co-working space, coaching, consultancy, workshops and networking. A living allowance can be provided to selected entrepreneurs. The Social Impact lab in Leipzig also provides support for start-up teams that are setting up a social enterprise in Portugal or Spain.



  • Das Social Impact Lab Leipzig ist ein Projekt der Social Impact gGmbH,
    ermöglicht durch die Drosos Stiftung.