Accelerate your high-tech start-up during the 3-week mentorship program with SUPPORT FROM CORPORATES AND local research institutes

 

IS THIS FOR YOU?

  • You have an amazing idea in the area of advanced materials such as biomaterials, nanocomposites, optics & photonics, polymers, OLEDs & LEDs, inks, (nano-) fibers, filters, films, coatings and much more
  • You have a proof-of-concept or a prototype
  • You want to connect to the German ecosystem

START-UPS ABOUT ADMACOM’16

"AdMaCom is an amazing program for early stage start ups that will give you a comprehensive overview of the knowledge required for running a startup. I can't recommend it enough!" Evgeniy Donchev / LoMaRe

“We are so thankful and would have never dreamed to be literally so accelerated in such a short time. We found great partners, met amazning mentors and learned a lot for a lifetime.” Caroline Dallacorte / PACKID

 

TO ALL PARTICIPANTS 

  • Access to more than 30 different research institutes and corporates
  • Hands-on support for product development, business development, design, pitch training etc.
  • Chance to pitch at EPIC Venture Forum with 80+ selected investors
  • Additional support according to your individual needs 
  • 500€ support for travel tickets to Berlin per team
  • Accommodation in Berlin
  • Workspace/hangout space
 

PRIZES

  • €15.000 
  • Additional free services worth €5000 such as:
    • Free legal consultation
    • Additional design consultation
  • 1 Year INAM membership
  • Support for relocating to Berlin (if needed): 
    • Visa & documents
    • Finding living space
    • Finding office and lab space in Berlin

*The winner will be selected during the program judging on the team’s progress and the final pitch 


ADMACOM 16

  • 15 Start-ups from Brazil, England, Finland and Germany selected by our partners - 75 institutes and companies were visited during the AdMaCom 2016
  • The final was located at Sarah Wiener of Hamburger-Bahnhof with over 200 international experts, investors, politicians and scientists
  • Prize of 15.000 EUR cash, trips to London etc
  • Berlin’s mayor, Michael Müller, held the patronage of the program 

Program Overview

* The exact program might vary and will be adjusted depending on selected startup needs 

 

1.WEEK: 

 

 

WORK ON YOUR BUSINESS MODEL, TECHNOLOGY AND THE BEST USE CASE 

 

 

25.09 - 01.10

NETWORKING:

• Meet & greet all the teams & partners
• Berlin tech scene overview
• Breakfast pitch sessions with the local community
• Visit prototyping facilities and research institutes
• Individual networking sessions with potential clients or partners

MENTORING SESSIONS ON:

• Your technology
• Business model
• Pitch deck preparation & training
• Engineering

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS:

• Pros & cons of working with corporates
• Don’t ever make these legal mistakes
• How to approach German corporates
• How to validate your business model 

2.WEEK: 

 

 

TEST & ITERATE: TALK TO POTENTIAL PARTNERS & PITCH IN FRONT OF INVESTORS

02.10 - 08.10

NETWORKING: 

• Visit prototyping facilities and research institutes
• Individual networking sessions with potential clients or partners
• Possible pitching at EPIC Venture Forum
• Final pitch event in front of investors, industry partners and researchers

MENTORING SESSIONS ON:

• Legal advice on contracts and IP
• Manufacturing & prototyping
• Product design
• Engineering 

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS:

• Financing opportunities in Germany and EU
• Public funding options in Germany and EU
• Right investor for the right stage
• From MVP to mass manufactured product 

3.WEEK: 

 

 

GET CLOSER TO THE DEAL

 

(only for best 3 teams)

09.10 - 13.10

• Additional meetings with interesting partners for the selected startups
• Discussing potential partnerships and how to create long lasting relationships • Drafting joint project and rst legal base for it

+ visits to corporates, partners and research institutes 

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Want to join the program ?

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