January 26th, 2021: Four new experts join the experienced SEIF Awards Tech for Impact jury in looking for Europe’s leading impact tech entrepreneurs: Dr. Julia Binder, Michael Stucky, Gregor Erismann and Awards partner representative Jasmin Khalifa.

”Thanks to the highly qualified jury and detailed selection process, the SEIF Awards have been established as a quality label in the impact ecosystem over the past 10 years. We are very excited to welcome these four experts to the jury and look forward to both interesting and challenging discussions to come”, says SEIF founder Prof. Mariana Christen Jakob.

The sector agnostic Tech for Impact focus makes the selection process particularly demanding, as different impact objectives and technologies need to be assessed and evaluated. It requires a jury with widespread expertise, in depth knowledge and experience.

The SEIF Awards are conducted in collaboration with key partners: SEIFUBSPwC Switzerland and Julius Bär. Each representing one Award granting the winner CHF 10’000. 

Reinforcement of the top-class jury

This year, the top-class jury is reinforced by four new jury members: Dr. Julia Binder, Michael Stucky, Gregor Erismann and Jasmin Khalifa. Dr. Julia Binder is Deputy of the Vice President for Innovation and Head of Tech4Impact at EPFL, Michael Stucky is Business Coach and Mentor at ETH Zürich and Innosuisse, Gregor Erismann is a leading Go-to-Market Expert in the Tech Industry. Jasmin Khalifa, Head of Corporate Responsibility, joins the jury as the new representative of Awards partner PwC Switzerland.

Julia Binder
Dr. Julia Binder
Michael Stucky
Gregor Erismann
SEIF Awards Jury Jasmin
Jasmin Khalifa

Open call for impact tech startups

The call for applications for the SEIF Awards Tech for Impact 2021 is currently open. European-based impact entrepreneurs with innovative tech solutions are welcome to apply here until March 31st, 2021. For the winners, a total of CHF 40’000 is at stake. For all finalists it is a unique opportunity to pitch in front of impact investors and established sustainability leaders, increase international visibility, build a reputation and expand their impact network.