First Open Call of the KATANA Accelerator

Publication date
December 1, 2016
February 28, 2017
Short description

In the framework of the KATANA project  an Open Call will be launched on 1 December 2016 that will bring a wave of financial support with total budget of 1,2 Million euros.

KATANA accelerator will identify innovations with the greatest development potential in agro and ICT sectors, as well as the new, fast-growing industries such as GPS, drones, Internet of Things, Big Data, and will create unique business and financing models. To the selected start-ups and SMEs the KATANA accelerator will provide access to knowledge, technology, capital and markets, with the overall aim of enabling competitiveness on a global scale and to foster cross-border and cross-sector cooperation.

The top 10 most successful applicants will receive financial support of 100,000 €. In the first phase, all interested are invited to send a two-minute video pitch through and present their ideas.

Criteria for evaluation of pitches in the first round of KATANA:

  1. Previous experience and current activities
  2. Understanding of the dynamics across the value chain
  3. Vision for new products/ services

Not only your excellent application, but much more your competencies as applicants guarantee future success on the market.

Source: KATANA

  • Other
Geographical focus
  • Serbia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Engineering and Technology

Entry created by Anna Sirocco on November 3, 2016
Modified on November 3, 2016