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What ?

EUAcceL, also known as Europe Accelerate, is a framework for Open Entrepreneurship and CO-Creation, supported by 7 European Universities, their associated partners and the European Institute for Innovation & Technology (EIT).

Between October and December 2021, student teams with great ideas in Urban Mobility & Manufacturing will use the project work they complete within their course to team up with other international teams. They will create a business model canvas and pitch to EIT Industry experts to win rewards and prepare their idea for startup creation!

Applications for the first semester are closed. Applications for the second semester will open soon.

International exchange ?

  • Student from the below International Universities & Incubators will be matched with each other during the EUAcceL programme to turn their startup idea into reality.
  • Germany, Munich: HM University of Applied Sciences
  • Austria, Vienna: FH Campus Wien
  • Belgium, Ghent: Ghent University
  • Greece, Athens: Athens University of Economics and Business
  • Scotland , Edinburgh: Napier University
  • Germany, Esslingen: Grundess!University of Applied Sciences
  • Italy, Pisa: University of Pisa
  • Bulgaria, Sofia: The Edge Ltd.
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EUacceL schedule

Between 28 October and 9 December 2021, EUAcceL teams will participate in 5 international exchange sessions, for a total of 7,5h extra international exchange. The Sessions will be online videoconferences, and follow the below schedule. Your team can choose to be in the early or the late session for the entire track.

28 October: expert input from EIT Urban Mobility & Manufactoring
EUAcceL presents the collaboration framework & programme outline, EIT experts provide input: 1,5 hour session 12:00-13:30 CET
4 November: tandem team peer review
Teams present project, get matched with tandem team & create collaboration agreement: 2 hour session 12:00-14:00 CET or 16:00-18:00 CET
11 November: EIT experts & tandem team sparring
Breakout rooms for 1 expert + 2 teams: 1 hour session 12:00-13:00 CET or 16:00-17:00 CET
25 November: business model & pitch preparation
Business model canvas & Pitch preparation: breakout rooms for 1 expert + 2 teams: 1 hour session 12:00-13:00 CET or 16:00-17:00 CET
9 December: Pitch @ Grand Final
Final Presentation of projects + EIT rewards SRINT Call awarding best projects: 2 hour session 15:30-17:30 CET

Project complete: what's next?

Pitching your idea at the EUAcceL Grand Final in December is not necessarily the end.

Motivated teams with a strong, viable project can choose to take their idea further in the second semester in:

  • phase 2: pre-incubation SPRINT: ‘Start for Future’ (January – March 2022)
  • phase 3: international open incubator programme (April – October 2022)
    DO!’s very own Expedition DO! will be one of the available incubator tracks in this phase.