Future Hub Startups Accelerator is an Open Innovation Sustainability Accelerator program for Green Tech startups and the most innovative companies and public sector organizations which are engaged in development of innovative solutions of green technologies for future.

Future Hub Startups Accelerator provide support with matching startup solutions with enterprises challenges to create mutually successful and tangible partnerships.

Sponsoring Agency: Future Hub

Type of Fund: Accelerator, Incubation, Mentorship and/or Training

Deadline Date (mm/dd/yyyy): 08/31/2021

Funding Size : Not Available

Future Hub is an open innovation accelerator program for sustainability startups and the most innovative companies and public sector organizations. They match startup solutions with enterprise challenges to create mutually successful and tangible partnerships.

The program brings together Baltic market-leading enterprises with top European sustainability tech startups to facilitate partnerships for a 2-month co-creation process of a pilot project. The first batch took place from March to May 2021, bringing together sustainability startups with Swedbank Latvia, Rimi Baltic, Latvenergo, Orkla Latvia, and Riga City Council.

Future Hub empowers innovative solutions that offer sustainable solutions and strive to create a better future. They strive to foster enterprise growth by enabling open innovation concept for Baltic market-leading enterprises. They also aim to help sustainability startups to accelerate their growth and create new opportunities by enabling co-creation in a challenge format.

Future Hub for Startups
The goal is to empower sustainability startups by creating new opportunities through the enterprise challenge format. Training, mentoring, and networking opportunities build on creating an irreplaceable experience for Future Hub startups all in one program.
• Pilot alliances
o Kick-off potential pilot alliances in target technologies & industries as well as explore potential market alliances with industry leaders for market access and scaling
• Guidance & mentoring
o Receive advice and guidance from our global network of mentor and advisor pool to arrive at pilot alliances with enterprises to establish tangible partnershipsTargeted networking
o Take part in targeted networking events with Future Hub community members and take advantage of all the benefits and perks offered by our ecosystem builders
• Validate your solution
o Match you solution with enterprise challenges and together test your solution or apply and validate existing products that match the enterprise’s problem
• Growth training
o Undergo growth hacking & scaling Bootcamp through 1on1 coaching. Taught by experts with a proven track record at international companies to focus on hands-on experiences
• Enter the Baltics

Criteria
Future Hub is looking for Baltic market-leading enterprises ready to present a sustainability challenge. To tackle those challenges, they are scouting for B2B, B2C, and B2B2C startups operating in five sustainability and GreenTech areas. In startups, they are looking for dedicated early-stage teams ready to join Future Hub and find potential clients and grow through open innovation.
• Mobility
o Solutions that encourage positive changes in integrated urban means of various types of transportation.
• Food & AgroTech
o Technology applied to change the current food production and consumption habits towards a more sustainable future.
• Smart cities & Energy

More information at: https://www.future-hub.eu/

Eligible Countries:
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania