#7 Acceler8

Introducing Acceler8: A Venture Builder Specialising in Deeptech Innovations

What does Acceler8 offer? 

A8 is an EIC Partner, strategic R&D actor, and business champion specialising in commercialising deeptech innovations. We work with innovators addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

A8 is also a founding member of Ventures Thrive – one of the first pan-European deeptech venture builders.

The services we provide X2.0 deeptech startups have proven effective within VT and other projects:

  • Investment Readiness Programme
  • Growth Programme
  • Market Traction & Piloting Programme

Examples of previous interactions with startups, how have you helped them grow? 

We have a track record in tech born and developed in the ERC and EIC Council, as well as EIT funded research. A8 is also beneficiary in EIC Transition projects eBeam4Therapy and BioPure.

We have established businesses, helped them raise public & private funds and find their initial customers. We do so through a step-by-step approach for elevating the tech, business, and funding readiness levels of innovations. 

Our experience includes:

  • Generated €150m+ in direct sales
  • Raised €50m+
  • Established 100+ R&D&I projects
  • 100+ innovation commercialisation assignments for early phase high-tech innovations
  • Business development and growth entrepreneurship
  • Several COB, MOB, and advisor positions
  • PR, dissemination, and outreach across multiple projects
  • International inter-sectoral networking, particularly between industry & academia
  • 400 sales personnel trained
  • IP protection & transfer

How has your startup benefited from this?

“VT provided us with access to world class mentors and gave us much needed financial support. The former shed new light on the product development roadmap, and the latter gave us an extra runway at a time when EU funds are scarce.” 

– Maciej Karczewski, WindTAK CEO & Co-Founder

If you are a Startup interested in benefiting from our industry experts you can apply for our program here

If you would like to promote your services here, you can contact us at impactbuilders@x2-0.eu