The support and guidance you need to get your start-up to the next level!
A high impact program based at the UC3M Science Park aimed at promoting the development of startups and scaleups in the space sector.
During 3 months participants will receive extensive training and individualized coaching in:
Who are we looking for?
New early stage emerging ventures.
High-impact projects looking to accelerate their growth.
We are targeted at start-ups and scale-ups that work in the Space Sector in the following areas:
Big Data, IoT, Smart Cities, Smart transport, …
Sustainable Development Goals
Low carbon future, social impact, …
Defence & Security
Cyber, Military, Big Data, Fintech, …
Space Upstream & Downstream Sector
We are looking for start-ups and scale-ups that want to grow their business:
- Capture new opportunities
- Entering into new markets
- Improving product-market fit
- Achieving customer growth
- Securing necessary funding for growth…
Key program dates
Acceleration Program will have one edition in September 2020 and one in March 2021.
It will include 10 companies in each uptake.
Program begins (FIRST EDITION)
First Demo Day Event
Program begins (SECOND EDITION)
Second Demo Day Event
Investment & Partnering Event
How is the selection process?
The following criteria will be consider based on the information supplied in the application:
2nd edition CLOSED!
Training & Mentoring
Intensive online training and individual coaching. Also they’ll access to an official training in agile methodologies and individual mentoring with experts.
Networking activities with experts from government, industry, research and investment sectors and important opportunities for exchange with a high visibility.
Acceleration Program participants will also be counselled to apply to Coppernicus Incubator.
Participation in events on the space sector, such as Demo Days, where the start-ups/scale-ups can present their projects to potential investors and other possible collaboration partners.
4.000€ for the winners of the Demo Days & 6.000€ for the Hackathons.
And the possibility to take part to the Investment & Partnering European Event.