Framed under the Startup Europe initiative (H2020), this programme is delivered by 7 partners - VRT, Media City Bergen, THERMI Business Incubator/ THERMI GROUP, Athens Technology Center, Cluster Sofia Knowledge City, Fast Track and F6S - and will support a minimum of 60 startups/scaleups during three support cycles throughout two years.
MediaMotorEurope will foster the development of creative and unique deeptech solutions targeting some of the biggest challenges and needs that the media sector faces, such as the fight against misinformation and fake news; improved accessibility and inclusion of media services for people with disabilities; more advanced human-machine interaction; better protection of personal data through new technologies; and transition towards a data-driven media 4.0 market.
What does MediaMotorEurope offer?
The intensive mentoring programme aims to bring deeptech innovators from an MVP to a growing company together with candidate clients in the media sector and potential investors.
Selected startups and scaleups get:
> Dedicated coaching to support upscaling the business and soft-landing to new markets
> Tailored support and guidance to the startups’ needs and challenges, improving skills in areas such as product-market fit, legal aspects, pitching readiness, fundraising, product development, strategic management, internationalisation, UX and Design, etc.
> Matchmaking with media & creative corporations and public procurement support
> Meetings and networking opportunities with investors
> Pitching and showcasing at major media events
> The chance to win tickets to relevant international conferences of high impact
> Vouchers to support travel costs