We select and support startups operating in healthcare, performance materials, life sciences, and other related business fields. With the final objective of partnering up with us, over the course of three months, we take your startup on a journey that will lead you to experience your Big Bang Moment.
Moreover, for the first time, selected startups will have the chance to extend their stay by joining our China Innovation Hub Accelerator in Shanghai.
Take a step towards becoming a multinational business and dive into our global network!
The Rhine-Main region is a culturally and economically vibrant region in Hesse, Germany. It is home to the metropolises of Frankfurt and the state capitals of Wiesbaden and Mainz. Darmstadt is a city well-accustomed to witnessing big developments in science and high-tech. The city is home to several renowned scientific and technological institutions, as well as many great discoveries in chemistry and physics. Darmstadt has also been named "Digital City" and "City of the Future" in recognition of its status as Germany's most promising digital location of the future.
Following the HQ program, selected startups could qualify to participate in the Accelerator extension in China. They will get guidance to access the Chinese Market, as well as insights on the local regulatory affairs and customers-base. The HQ Accelerator Program is therefore complemented by a tailored Program in the China Innovation hub in Shanghai in which the startups will be able to choose curriculum and mentoring subjects, as well as trainings for localizing their business model in China and developing partnership strategies.
Start your journey in our headquarter in Darmstadt, Germany and use your chance to also get access to the Chinese market.
The HQ Accelerator program application phase just finished and we are currently evaluating aplications. The HQ Accelerator intake will take place from January until April 2019 (3 months at the Innovation Center).