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grow - a Bosch Company
Apply now with your Bosch start-up idea

What's your idea?

Apply with your innovative business idea

We want your idea! Apply with your innovative business idea at grow, the Bosch internal incubator and platform for start-ups.

Here at grow we offer you the ideal framework to quickly understand new markets, validate innovative business models and build profitable business.

In developing your new business idea we will support you with standardized processes and workshops,

using Design Thinking and Lean Start-up methodology, supplementary to the support of our internal and external mentors.

The aim of this support is to enable you to pitch in front of our grow Advisory Board after an internal selection process and finally get the commitment to become a grow start-up. Then you can totally focus as a team on your new business idea at grow.

How to apply

1. Go to the website [Open Innovation Portal - Bosch internal only], scroll down to “Open innovation portal” and click on “Add Your Idea”.

2. Fill in the form to describe your idea. Make sure to select “grow – grow platform GmbH” under “Business Division”.

3. Publish your idea – we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!

Our participation criteria

Before you start, please check if you meet all the important criteria. If you answer YES to all the following, then submit your business idea to us .

Your business idea …

  • is new for Bosch and “Invented for Life”
  • has a clear customer value and solves a relevant problem
  • shows potential to become a relevant, scalable and sustainable business for Bosch

You are a team of at least two entrepreneurial minds, who…

  • are Bosch Group employees
  • are passionate about bringing their business concept to market