Funds 50K per team
Takes 6% equity
Funds 20 startups per year
Markets Agriculture B2B/Enterprise Biotech Consulting Consumer +25
Invests in Europe Belgium
Does your tech start-up need support during its early development phase?

Imec.istart – imec’s business accelerator – is there to help you launch your business idea successfully! The imec.istart program offers an initial financial injection (50,000 EUR pre-seed funding), professional coaching and mentoring, access to technology and working facilities, and access to a broad network of partners and investors.

Next to general support, you can also apply to a specific vertical, to benefit from the best market-specific coaching, and to receive additional investment.

Since its launch in 2011, imec.istart helped more than 150 tech start-ups in diverse fields – ranging from multimedia and logistics to the healthcare sector – to develop into sustainable ventures.

These successful results have not been overlooked by the international community: in 2018, imec.istart was granted first place in the European ‘Top University Business Accelerators' ranking by UBI Global and was ranked fourth b...
Does your tech start-up need support during its early development phase?

Imec.istart – imec’s business accelerator – is there to help you launch your business idea successfully! The imec.istart program offers an initial financial injection (50,000 EUR pre-seed funding), professional coaching and mentoring, access to technology and working facilities, and access to a broad network of partners and investors.

Next to general support, you can also apply to a specific vertical, to benefit from the best market-specific coaching, and to receive additional investment.

Since its launch in 2011, imec.istart helped more than 150 tech start-ups in diverse fields – ranging from multimedia and logistics to the healthcare sector – to develop into sustainable ventures.

These successful results have not been overlooked by the international community: in 2018, imec.istart was granted first place in the European ‘Top University Business Accelerators' ranking by UBI Global and was ranked fourth best in the world!
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Staff

Luc Jacobs
Admin
Luc Jacobs Venture accelleration manager Coaching startups in the imec.istart accelleration programme.
Robby Wauters
Admin
Robby Wauters Venture Acceleration manager @ imec.istart
Sophie De Bleeckr
Admin
Sophie De Bleeckr Marketing

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