Accelerating tech startups

Does your tech start-up need support during its early development phase?

Imec.istart – imec’s business accelerator – is there to help you launch your business idea successfully! The imec.istart program offers an initial financial injection (50,000 EUR pre-seed funding), professional coaching and mentoring, access to technology and working facilities, and access to a broad network of partners and investors.

Since its launch in 2011, imec.istart helped more than 170 tech start-ups in diverse fields – ranging from multimedia and logistics to the healthcare sector – to develop into sustainable ventures. 

Our next call for start-up projects opens on January 1st, with deadline February 1st.

Interested to submit, but not sure what to expect?

At our imec.istart info sessions, you will learn all about the ins & outs of our program.

Program

  • A comprehensive explanation of the imec.istart program
  • The application criteria and procedures of our imec.istart call
  • A testimonial of one of our imec.istart’ers
  • Plenty of time for extra questions during a networking drink

Practical info

DATE & TIME

Tuesday 8 January 2019 - 17:00 - 19:00

LOCATION

De Krook - Miriam Makebaplein 1, 9000 Ghent

COST

Participation is free. Registration is required.

About imec.istart

Imec.istart has over 170 companies in its portfolio. Our imec.istarters have already created more than 450 full-time jobs, with a total turnover of more than 55 million euro. They have also triumphed in securing follow-up financing.

In 2018, imec.istart was granted 1st place in the European ‘Top University Business Accelerators' ranking by UBI Global and was ranked 4th best in the world!