Open Calls

Ecosystem | Open Calls
IVACE launches the Accelerathon Water Challenges to select the best wastewater specialized startup initiative

The Valencian Institute of Business Competitiveness (IVACE), in collaboration with the Metalworking, Furniture, Wood, Packing and Similar Technologic Institute (AIDIMME) and theNetwork of Technologic Institutes of the Valencian Community (REDIT), has launched the Accelerathon Water Challenges initiative, an open innovation competition on wastewater challenges.

Ecosystem | Open Calls
CEMEX Ventures and Ferrovial launch the 2020 Construction Startup Competition

Cemex Ventures, Ferrovial, Hilti, VINCI Group’s Leonard, and NOVA by Saint- Gobain launch the competition with the objective of identifying and fostering startups to lead the transformation of the construction industry.

Ecosystem | Open Calls
EIT Food will support startups that fight to cope with Water Scarcity in Southern Europe

The European consortium EIT Food, will select a total of 30 startups -presented in Italy, Greece and Spain- that seek to cope with water scarcity. The call, which will be held for the first time this year, is already opened and ends the 7th June.

Ecosystem | Accelerators
EIT Food invites women entrepreneurs to a new support programme for the agrifood sector

The EWA initiative (Empowering Women in Agrifood) seeks to find solutions to the issues of the food system and support new projects, as well as to revert the current statistics: only 28% of the women in this sector have top positions in agricultural and livestock farms. A gap that could widen after the Covid-19 crisis.

Ecosystem | Open Calls
PARSEC Accelerator launches its first Open Call for applications

PARSEC is a business accelerator supporting the creation of new Earth Observation-based products and services. The accelerator targets SMEs, start-ups, entrepreneurs and individuals who want to have an impact on the emerging Food, Energy and Environment sectors.

Ecosystem | Accelerators
Accelerators and awards with open calls for entrepreneurs and startups

El Referente has compiled in the following report all the initiatives looking for innovative companies in order to incorporate them into their programs. Some of them end on October, while others will remain open until November and December.

Ecosystem | Accelerators
Impulsa Vision Startups by RTVE has launched its 5th Edition

Impulsa Vision Startups, the accelerator program for startups by RTVE, has opened its 5th Edition for the presentation of projects that must be submitted by the end of December 22nd, 2019. It is a program for freelance professionals and startups whom want to take part in the startups ecosistem.

Ecosystem | Open Calls
The BFAero accelerator of the Xunta de Galicia launches its second call

Companies and startups with innovative ideas in the field of unmanned vehicles (UAVs, USVs) will be able to present their ideas for the incubation and acceleration programmes of the Business Factory Aero until 15 November at 14.00.

Ecosystem | Open Calls
Startupbootcamp Australia Travels to Madrid to Scout for 2020 EnergyAustralia Program

During the intense 3-month accelerator program, StartupBootcamp the selected startups receive hands-on mentorship from over 100 industry experts, free office space, seed funding, and access to a global network of investors.

Ecosystem | Open calls
Acceleration calls focused on startups and entrepreneurs during the month of October 2019

Many corporations such as Abanca, Acciona, Iberdrola, Banco Sabadell, Bankia as well as specialized accelerators have decided to launch their acceleration calls after summer and all of them will coincide with the celebration of the South Summit in Madrid from 2 to 4 October, an important time of the year as the Spanish ecosystem is concentrated throughout the week in Madrid.