The Acceleration Program is the gateway to Centech. It provides free and personalized support, as well as an exclusive access to workshops, tools and key resources, and to an ecosystem of innovation partners. Centech and the Acceleration program are primarily for companies in the deeptech, medtech or edtech fields.
Deadline to submit your application
Meet us during these events to learn more about the Accelerate program and the application process. These meetings take place virtually and sometimes at Centech.
To qualify for the Acceleration program, your project must meet the following requirements:
The Acceleration Program is a support program open to all and 100% free. It offers many advantages:
of workshops, conferences and expert advice
As part of your participation in the Acceleration program, you will be able to:
Validation of your tech project’s potential and specifying the product to be commercialized
Structure, practice and present your pitches
Choosing the right business model to conquer the target market and achieve your growth objectives
Strengthening your team and building the organizational foundations of your future business
Are you interested in the Acceleration program?
Apply now to the next Fall 2023 cohort of the program.
Registrations are now open until June 07, 2023 at 08:00 a.m.
All participants in Centech’s programs benefit from the valuable advice of Centech’s Entrepreneurs in Residence (EeR). These successful entrepreneurs have been selected for their expertise and inspiring journey.
Centech gave us access to a community of other Deeptech entrepreneurs following paths similar to ours, and paired us with mentors who have moved mountains to help us get to where we are today.
We learned the ins and outs of what it takes to build a high-impact business founded on cutting-edge technology with a long road to market, and we’re ready to turn that roadmap into reality during the Propulsion program.
As a young company of inexperienced-yet-passionate co-founders, we enjoyed having access to high-calibre Entrepreneurs in Residence and Centech’s well-curated syllabus helped us reaffirm the commitment of our team, validate the problem we solved and our solution’s suitability/feasibility, and write a compelling story to facilitate our search for funding, talent and partners.
The development of a startup in Medtech is very complex, because there are many scientific, technical, regulatory and legal elements to take into account.
The opinions of Centech’s experts have guided us in the development of strategies that allow us to maximize our growth potential.
Le CENTECH nous a permis d’avoir accès à un réseau de qualité et des opportunités en or.
Centech is transforming dozens of knowledge-hungry entrepreneurs like me into skilled innovation leaders of tomorrow.
Centech’s staff and mentors helped us in making our vision simpler and clearer. As a result, we are now more confident in explaining our technology, which has brought the company more traction.
Centech solidifies Mely.ai’s commercialization plan with world-classmentorship.
The Acceleration program has redefined our foundations that we thought were solid thanks to its stimulating and demanding program.
The sessions on financing and intellectual property protection provided us with essential knowledge for high-tech startups. We have also built a solid network of contacts thanks to Centech.
The progress we made during Centech’s 12-week Acceleration program saved us at least 6 months of work.
Centech coaching help us transform from an innovative product to a business within 6 months. We are growing rapidly and are now expanding to the United States market!
We are very proud to have joined Centech, who encourages us to surpass ourselves!
Centech is a perfect complement to ViTAA’s rapid growth. We benefit from the synergy between Centech’s experienced and well-connected Entrepreneurs in Residence, and ViTAA’s young and talented team.
Vope Medical chose Centech for its amazing connections to industry leaders and top Medtech mentors.
The knowledge we gained from joining Centech’s Acceleration program was essential to our company’s development and has been an important part of the success we have experienced since then.
An evaluation of the submitted applications is made according to the following criteria: the project is realistic and has a potential for commercialization, the project includes a significant technological advance and/or a patentable innovation and the project is part of the distinctive sectors and technological vectors of Centech.
Following this evaluation, the teams or individuals of the selected projects will be contacted for an interview with one of the program’s manager. Projects that are not selected will receive an email indicating the main reason why they were not selected.
You will be contacted for an interview of about 15 minutes during which we will ask you questions about you and your project. Teams or individuals from selected projects will be invited to join the cohort. Projects that are not selected will receive an email indicating the main reason why they were not selected.