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Join forces with Europe’s brightest startups

Apr 13, 2021 | OpenCallAnnouncement

REACH Incubator is looking for Corporations with interest in open innovation to join its acceleration programme.

European Corporations

have a big data challenge solved by participants

Startups and SMEs

get to grow their business whilst solving a big data challenge

What is REACH?

The REACH Incubator (REACH) is an EU funded incubator that fosters collaboration between data-driven startups & SMEs and Corporations (Data Providers). REACH is run by 10 partners across Europe and via an 11-month incubation programme, REACH facilitates cross-sector, data-driven experimentation and the development of trusted and secure innovative solutions, based on data and challenges provided by the Corporations. The programme is looking for Corporations that are interested in exploring the potential of their data, for open innovation opportunities across sectors and ways to leverage the latest technologies to solve their business challenges.

Who has already joined the programme?

REACH has on boarded 9 Data Providers already: JOT Internet Media, Migros, Yapi Kredi Teknoloji, VRT, Play & GO, Almerys, Sonae MC, Idea 75 and Government of Biscay. You can check here how these Data Providers have shaped their challenges for the first incubation round.

What’s in it for you?

As a Data Provider in REACH Incubator, you will share your business challenges and offer a secure and controlled access to your data. You will, in cooperation with REACH Partners, hand-pick the brightest and innovative startups & SMEs in their sectors to enter the incubation phase, with a chance to experiment and demonstrate their unique ways to solve your data challenges. This opportunity enables you to get insights into your data and start a long term collaboration with promising and innovative startups & SMEs.

Shape your corporate challenges

Evaluate and pick cutting edge startups & SMEs

Get insights into the potential of your data

Start a long term collaboration

Visibility and positioning in the big data ecosystem

Foster innovation culture around data processing

What is expected from your side?

  • You must be the data owner and be willing to share your data with the startups & SMEs
  • You should propose business challenges related to your data that will be solved by the startups & SMEs
  • You will be asked to evaluate the proposed innovative solutions and support the selection process
  • Provide mentorship to the startups & SMEs selected
  • Your company must be registered in Europe.


How do you apply?

Please send us an Expression of Interest email to by June 16th, 2021.

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