Apply to UNLOCK 2021 now!

You and your team want to join this year’s edition of the UNLOCK Accelerator? Your concept perfectly matches this year’s thematic focus? You are ready to put in the work and turn your concept into a functional product? Amazing! We look forward to receiving your application by May 16, 2021!

Before handing in your application, be sure to read through our eligibility criteria for participation as well as our FAQ.

To complete the application form below, you’ll need information about your project idea, your team, and your motivation to join the program. Be sure to have all information at hand.

Disclaimer: Please select one person as the main applicant and enter the information of the other team members in the respective field.
More information on the application process can be found here.


Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 5 files.
You are welcome to upload illustrative material, your portfolio, descriptions of the people involved or your CVs, a video (maximum one file up to 10 MB in total). You know your idea better than we do, so show us what you have in mind. However, it is not a must. If you don't send us anything, your chances are just as good. Please include credits for photos in the file name, if necessary.



Data protection agreement

For the participation in the UNLOCK Accelerator program and in accordance with my wish to present my proposed ideas to a broad public, in particular via and social media channels, and to contact me if necessary in case of queries, my data will be processed by Wikimedia for three years (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR) and then deleted. I can obtain more information on data protection at Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. and on my rights at:
Please check all entries before hitting the “send” button, submission is final. Please make sure that your email address is correct, so we can get in touch with you. You will also receive a confirmation email on this address.