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The Pan-European Robotics Acceleration Programme

RobotUnion will select 20 startups that could be financed with up to €223,000 in equity-free cash, plus acceleration services. In the initial phase, the 20 startups selected will receive a sum of €3,800 each. The 10 best startups will enter into the product acceleration programme and will receive up to €120,000. Finally, the 4 best startups will receive up to €100,000, totalling the amount to €223,000 in equity-free cash.

The four best startups will also have the possibility to be privately funded with around €1M with the help of Blumorpho, Odense Seed and Venture and Chrysalix that are part of RobotUnion consortium.

Selected companies would be able to participate in a 12 month online premium acceleration service, led by top research and technology organisations from all over Europe, as well as key world-class digital ecosystem professionals and entrepreneurs, which will include:

  • State-of-the-art technical support and access to “premier-class” technology provided by organisations such as VTT, DTI,TU DELFT, TECNALIA and PIAP.
  • World-class training and high level mentoring by a pool of tier 1 mentors from Google, Airbnb, Ikea, Yahoo, Prisa, Microsoft, among others, provided by ISDI.
  • Internationalisation services, meaning presence in top EU Scaleup events such as 4YFN@Mobile World Congress, Slush and Web Summit, as well as international PR exposure powered by Mobile World Capital.
  • Fundraising services provided by Blumorpho (private funding) and FundingBox (public funding).
  • Engagement with world top industry leaders such as MADE representing world manufacturing leaders like Danfoss, Grundfos, Vestas and LEGO, among others. ARLA in Agrifood; FENIN in Healthcare and FERROVIAL in Civil Engineering.

RobotUnion is looking for startups in the robotics sector. We will prioritize the following verticals:



Civil Engineering


Open Disruptive Innovation