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Acceleration Programme 2023 - Kick-off Session

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Event date: Monday, 05 December 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Place: Campus Kircherg, JFK 004/005 conference room (Metz/Nancy room) - ground floor
29 Avenue John F. Kennedy
1855 Luxembourg

Can you turn your idea into a successful business? Jump into the new edition of the Acceleration Programme!  


The SnT and PaKTTO Acceleration Programme for ICT PoCs kicks off on Monday, 5 December 2022!

Have you been wondering if your research could be turned into a business? 
Or have you always dreamed of being an entrepreneur?
Now’s your chance to get the ball rolling. Here’s how the Acceleration Programme works: 

  1. Attend the kick-off session to get an overview of the Acceleration Programme, the entrepreneurship journey, FNR funding, the start-up ecosystems, and exciting case studies! Hint: there will be free food! 
  2. Pitch your idea to an experienced panel of external and internal stakeholders, get constructive feedback, and move on to the next round.
  3. Validate your idea with the help of business advisors and the tech transfer team.
  4. Apply for funding, the tech transfer team and your project coordinator will help you craft a powerful application for JUMP funding from the FNR. The TTO provides funding of €20,000 followed by an FNR JUMP funding of €250,000.


Kick-off Session - Key info:

  • Date: Monday, 05 December 2022
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:00
  • Place: JFK ground floor room (004/005) - Kirchberg campus
  • Registration is requiredplease register through this link
  • Free food and drinks!

Want to know more about the Acceleration Programme? Take a look at this interview from Jacek Plucinski (Technology Transfer Officer at SnT) on “how researchers become entrepreneurs”!

This is an incredible opportunity to safely test your ideas, get valuable feedback, and practice your pitch skills.

We hope to see many of you there!