Current Programmes

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Feeding The City

Can you imagine a world where city life and sustainable food go hand in hand? In our rapidly urbanising nation, from production to processing and distribution to disposal, our cities are littered with examples of how not to do it. We support people with big ideas to make a change, and to find solutions to these problems.

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The Social Challenges Innovation Platform

Imagine a world where we could easily connect every day societal challenges with the people working hard to create innovative solutions. That’s where The Social Challenges Innovation Platform comes in.

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European Coworking Programme

Imagine how a network of expert mentors spread across 13 European Countries can impact new businesses that want to grow and scale internationally.

With expert support and advice from experienced business mentors, we’ve joined up with the EOI European Coworking Programme and 16 other organisations across Europe to help fledgling enterprises reach their full potential.

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Past Programmes

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PWC Scale | Impact

PwC and Impact Hub King’s Cross are joining forces to accelerate the commercial growth of your business and drive maximum impact. The main aim is to increase quality education and employment opportunities and contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG4 and SDG8).

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Becoming a certified B Corp

In 2017, a responsible business is a good business.

Increasingly, people are demanding more sustainable products and services. They genuinely care about supply chains and the ethics of the business that they are buying from.

In short, they want to buy from responsible and caring suppliers. That’s where being a Certified B Corp comes in.

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U.Lab: Reinventing Democracy from the Emerging Future

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Starting September 8th, Impact Hub King’s Cross will offer a streamlined, local version of U.Lab: Leading From the Emerging Future to our members and community.
The U.Lab is a program from MITx that develops leadership skills, systemic thinking and collective action. U.Lab is a MOOC designed by the Presencing Institute that incorporates elements such as coaching circles, deep listening, mindfulness and other innovative tools with the aim of co-creating projects for societal change.

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AXA Accelerator

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This year, AXA has teamed up with Impact Hub, to find one venture anywhere in the world that shares the goal of empowering people to live better lives through risk prevention services with real impact on health and safety.

The winner will receive €50,000 to help scale their initiative, access to AXA executives, in-depth support from an AXA global graduate, a one-week accelerator programme in an EU city to take their initiative to the next level.

Apply by March 24th.

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EUSIC: Equally Rebooted

The European Social Innovation Competition is a challenge prize run by the European Commission across all European countries, now in its fifth year. Organised since 2012 in memory of Diogo Vasconcelos, the competition calls all Europeans to come up with solutions to the problems affecting our society.

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Impact Hub Scaling

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In the Impact Hub Scaling initiative, social entrepreneurs and changemakers across 8 Impact Hubs, in Europe have been able to access expertise, training and mentorship in a twelve month programme designed to take their social businesses to the next level of social impact.

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Impact Hub Fellowship

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Created in 2013 by AXA, Swiss Re Foundation and Impact Hub, The Impact Hub Fellowship for Longer Lives is part of an international programme to be implemented in Oaxaca, Milan, Madrid and London.

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EDUCCKATE

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EDUCCKATE has been developed by a transnational consortium specifically set up for the purpose of implementing the project. It involves eleven (11) partners from seven (7) EU Member States with complementary expertise. This 18 month initiative is co-funded by the European Commission to develop innovative training and mentored internship scheme for the support of Higher Education Institutions and businesses.

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U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self

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U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society, and Self is an online course with the ambitious aim of addressing the multiple problems facing society and the planet by approaching these issues from new and different perspectives. [members only]

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Benisi

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The BENISI partners seek to build a Europe-wide network of networks of incubators for social innovation. This network will proactively identify at least 300 social innovations that are identified with high potential for scaling successfully, and ensure the delivery of necessary support services to those social innovations.

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Plastic Fantastic Challenge

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Plastic is definitely one of the most fantastic breakthroughs in history. Its low-cost design, flexibility, indefinite lifespan, unbreakable structure and low weight helped us design many products that increased our standard of living enormously. However, the environmental problems caused by plastic waste are disastrous! The Plastic Fantastic Challenge is a European innovation challenge to reduce plastic packaging waste.

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