You can now apply with your project

IMPORTANT: Please make sure to fill up this application form latest August 23rd




Key points regarding your potential participation

  • What is included for any participant: all the workshops, talks and program content.

  • What do you all participants cover from their side: Transportation costs and meals (maximum € 20 per 4 meals per person a day to be directly paid to the food provider -we will forward further details on how to proceed on meals from August 27th-).

  • What we would like to know: If you would be up to cover your accommodation costs (10€ per night per person).

  • What we would like to know before getting final project participants confirmed: If you would also be up to cover your accommodation costs (10€ per night per person)

  • What do we ask for in return: The funds of the Generalitat are conditioned to a minimum participation of 70% of the program by the participants. Therefore, we ask for a minimum participation in 4 of the 6 springs. If it is frankly difficult for you to participate in the 4 sprints, you could do 1 of these sprints in a deferred way with the materials that will be posted and sent on each sprint but also.

  • Is it possible to participate in more than 4 sprints? If you want to participate in more than 6 sprints, you can request it by writing to

  • Deadline: Please make sure you apply before August 23rd

Content and dates 

Each sprint will last 2 full days, starting on Fridays at 6:30 pm and finishing on Sundays at 6:30 pm, except for the first one (Pre-Incubation) that will start on Sunday, September 2nd at 10:30 am and will finish on Tuesday, September 4th at 6:30 pm. 

Here you have the detailed dates, sprints and some of the contents (If you want to understand how can your project benefit from each sprint, check it out here):

  • Sprint 1 Pre-Incubation (September 2-4) - Updating Business Model Canvas, Business Model Validation, Value Proposition Canvas, Diverge and Converge, Lean Canvas, Design Thinking, Lean Startup, test the Minimum Viable Product, Design Sprints
  • Sprint 2 Economic Sustainability & Impact Growth (September 21-23) - Pentagrowth for small teams, Platform Design Toolkit, Open Source models for Economic Resiliency, Data for diversifying revenue streams, If / How / When to launch a Crowdfunding Campaign, If / How / When to launch an ICO’s
  • Sprint 3 - How to Decentralize governance? (October 5-7) - Positive Platforms Diagones and Design, How to operate as a Distributed team, demos on governance for a Platform Coop, for a Peer 2 Peer Network, for an Open Value Network, for a DAO, for a DApp (Bitnation Demo amongst others)
  • Sprint 4 Open Government (Novembre 16-18) - Especially addressed to participatory government teams and startups designing for them: How to optimize and design Open Governance processes from the citizen participation and Collaboration, Transparency and Accountability perspectives. Co-creating processes to Open Governance challenges.
  • Sprint 5 AI, Open Data, IoT and crowdsourcing of citizen data (30 November - 2 December) - Introduction to the fields of AI, Make the most of data ethics for your business model, Building Civic AI, Demonstrations on IoT, DiY, narrow bandwidth hardware technologies such as Blackberry Pi, Arduino, Lora Network, Güifinet super node demo set up.
  • Sprint 6 Prototyping Hackathon using Decentralized Technologies (December 7-9) - How to build your project on the Blockchain, Holochain or IOTA, using agile prototyping methods such as Design Sprints, Agile and Scrum, Demo Day.

Ready? Sure you have read it all?

Ok, now you can go ahead and fill up the application form. Remember you will have to choose the sprints you want to take part to (Check the benefits of each sprint)

Name *
Which sprints/encounters do you want to participate in? *
Please choose maximum and at least 4 (write to if you wanted to join more) and remember that in order to have an official place you must participate at least in 4
How many of you will join at least 4 Sprints/Encounters? *
Would you like more people in your team to join some of the sprints? *
If so, how many?
What is your legal professional status? *
Generalitat requires this information from participants
Do you understand that you cover from your side transportation and food costs? *
Food costs would be maximum 20€ per 4 meals per day per person to be paid directly to the food provider
Would you be also up to cover accommodation from your side? *
Accommodation cost would be 10€ per person per night to be paid to the accommodation provider
Please describe it here clearly