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Tech2Market

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About Tech2Market

Do you want to transfer your research to the market? Or boost your manufacturing startup? Then Tech2Market is for you!

Tech2Market is an acceleration programme that aims to facilitate the process of successfully transferring deeptech R&D results to the market in the manufacturing industry.

 

Tech2Market is a program co-financed by EIT Manufacturing, Coordinated by INESC TEC (Portugal) and co-organized by  BGI (Portugal), CleanTech Bulgaria (Bulgaria), MADE (Italy), Buildit (Latvia), and Łukasiewicz-PIAP (Poland).

The accelerator provides to the startups:
Acceleration Phase I
  • 1 Bootcamp with expert coaching

    • Training and Workshops (40 Hours) covering the following topics; Fundraising, Business Modeling, Markets and Marketing, Sales and Distribution, Human Resource, Legal and Regulations , Intellectual Property, Preparing Go-to-market strategy

    • Pitch Clinics (30 Hours) - practice sessions with expert feedback and peer reviews

  • 1 Demo day - Pitch to Investors, Clients and the General public

Acceleration Phase II
  • Investment of 300k€ to fund 10 startups

  • 8 Weekly training and meetups focusing on cohort needs

  • Business Development support

    • 20 1:1 Meetings with Investors, clients and/or other key opinion leaders. Depending on the specific needs of the startup

  • 8 Weeks of Mentorship Weekly

    • Meetings with a mentor

    • Completed Go-to-Market Plan

    • Completed Pitch Deck

  • 1 Bootcamp with expert coaching

    • Training and Workshops (20 Hours) covering the following topics;  Sales and Distribution, Investment, Fund Raising

    • Pitch Clinics (5 Hours) - practice sessions with expert feedback and peer reviews

  • 1 Demo day - Pitch to Investors, Clients and the General public

You will be able to attend the trainings online or by joining a physical location in Portugal (Porto), Bulgaria (Sofia), Italy (Milan), Poland (Warsaw) and Latvia (Riga).

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Who can apply?
  • Entrepreneurial teams with strong commitment to incorporate the business

  • Startups with less than 5 years with revenue < €2.5M

  • Need of considerable human and financial resources to achieve full commercialization.

  • With a working MPV in one of 4 verticals:

    • ​Flexible Production Systems for Competitive Manufacturing

    • Low Environmental Footprint Systems & Circular Economy for Green Manufacturing

    • Digital & Collaborative Solutions for Innovative Manufacturing Ecosystems

    • Human-machine co-working for socially sustainable manufacturing

 
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Cláudia Carocha

Sustainability & Food Manager