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.
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.
Iberdrola group, through its Renewables subsidiary and its International Startup program PERSEO, is launching the Startup Challenge: Photovoltaic cleaning, an international call for companies from all around the world to present waterless, sustainable and low-cost solutions to improve solar panel cleaning processes in large-scale photovoltaic projects. Registration will be open from 5 September to 18 October 2019.
The smart industry public-private startup accelerator, BIND 4.0, closes the registration period for its 4th edition on September 13. From 5 July, startups from all over the world can access the new edition of this program, with the support of the Basque Government’s business development agency, SPRI.
Techstars Accelerator has opened the call for its acceleration program for the first quarter of 2020. The program, which covers North America, Europe and the Middle East, seeks the best entrepreneurs to join its program, which will be driven by Techstars mentors.
Women Who Tech has opened the call for applications for the European-leg of its flagship Women Startup Challenge. 10 early-stage women-led startups with a focus on healthtech will be selected to compete for a $50,000 grant, equity-free, on October 7th at Paris City Hall, Hôtel de Ville. Applications close August 1, 2019.
Sacyr has announced the launch of a new edition of Sacyr iChallenges 2019. Is an open innovation and co-creation program aimed at solving four business challenges along with operators of the innovative ecosystem.
International Airlines Group (IAG) has launched its latest Hangar 51 global innovation programme in collaboration with Iberia, Vueling and IAG Cargo. The initiative will be based in Spain for the second time after the huge success of its previous Spanish programme in 2017.
The Airbus Bizlab is a global aerospace accelerator bringing together start-ups and Airbus’ own entrepreneurs to transform innovative ideas into valuable businesses more quickly. The call is already open and the registration period starts on May 7, 2019 and ends on July 7.