Want to take your idea to the next level?

NewSpace is an acceleration program that provides technological, industrial and business mentoring and offers seed funding for early stage space startups. Successful NewSpace applicants gain access to close cooperation with major global space tech companies that hunting for promising and innovative technologies.

Here the best projects selected via a multi-stage assessment will receive intensive development through 4 months of intensive acceleration as well as opportunities to attract major new investment. NewSpace provides ₼ 18,000 azn seed funding to top 3 startups to support their growth through new business capabilities and improved operations.

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You have innovative solution based on one of the challenges or an idea for new solution using the provided resources below? To help you better grasp our needs, the challenges have been subdivided into 3 different categories. If you have an innovative solution that falls into none of the 3 categories, submit your application to the "Open category".

Imaging Track

Join our Hospitality & FoodTech accelerator program to build, validate and scale your business and achieve the product/market fit by enabling you to directly work with relevant suppliers, users, professionals and other stakeholders in the field.

Improve Systems

Join VentureBattle’s Edtech accelerator program to grow your company and get ready for investment. We support entrepreneurs with a strong purpose by connecting them with the brightest minds in the healthcare and education industry.

User Platforms

Our Philtech track is part of the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) program which trains you to build and validate your social venture around your social business idea and gives you access to Global Finals of GSVC program.

Timeline

20 Sep 2018
20 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
30 Oct 2018
16 Feb 2019
20 Feb 2019

20 Sep 2018

Applications Open

Startups from partnering countries submit their applications online at www.newspace.az.

20 Oct 2018

Applications End

Applications end on 20th of October, 2018 and reviewing process of applications starts.

29 Oct 2018

Announcements of Selected Startups

Successful applications are announced for each category.

30 Oct 2018

Acceleration program starts

Selected startups go through an acceleration program by the experts in a physical training sessions for 16 weeks.

16 Feb 2019

Acceleration program ends

Startups finalize the acceleration program with a solid business model, early traction and a perfect pitch.

20 Feb 2019

Demo Day – Final

Startups pitch their progress and products to the Judges and investors in the Demo Day to compete for the Seed Funding!

4

Tracks

10

Startups

16

Weeks

18000

Seed Funding

Ready for the space?

Grab the opportunity and grow your disruptive startup into a global scale company!