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Newsletter Insider | Year 2023 in a nutshell

08.01. 2024
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We have opened two project calls in 2023. The first (18. May – 19 June) was dedicated to startups from the fields of mobility, AI, creative industries and ecotech. The second one (17 November – 18 December) was successfully extended by biotechnology, advanced materials, healthcare and security solutions.

Is the total number of areas our project addresses. The Advanced Tech & Materials Hub and the Tech4Life Hub complemented the previously opened hubs on the occasion of the second call. Space is still linked to ESA BIC Czech Republic.

In 2023, we started collaboration and incubation with 37 startups from the first project call, which was announced in 2022.

That’s how many startups were proposed for support in the first project call of 2023. The planned amount of support is over 135 miles. CZK.

Number of external evaluators involved in the evaluation and selection process of startups in the second call of the Technology Incubation project.

It is the number of women founders who have registered their project or startup for pre-incubation. In general, the proportion of women is only 13%.

This is how many consultations with those interested in incubation were carried out by colleagues from ESA BIC Czech Republic. They resulted in 7 newly incubated startups. Last year, they added to the fleet of 53 space technology companies.

This is how many applications for support were submitted in last year’s project calls. Most of them were from the AI field – 109, followed by Creative Industries with 87 applications, EcoTech with 73 applications and Mobility with 43 applications. New areas opened only in the second call received 41 applications for Tech4Life and 12 applications for Advanced Tech Materials.

Is the total number of registrations as of 31. December 2023 to the so-called. pre-incubation. We received 688 applications from established companies, and 353 from individuals with a unique idea to start a company. More information and data from the project.

Thank you to all of you: startups, partners, supporters and those who are simply interested in the Technology Incubation project. We couldn’t have done it without you! Only thanks to you, we will be able to support 250 innovative companies that will help take the Czech Republic one step further.

All the best for 2024 from the Technology Incubation team.

This project was implemented with financial support from the state budget through the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the programme The Country for the Future.

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