Vacuum Deep Tech Acceleration is launching a program for young Ukrainian entrepreneurs

Vacuum Deep Tech Acceleration, with the support of the USAID Competitive Economy Program in Ukraine, is launching a project to find and support students, scientists, researchers, and young entrepreneurs who are starting their journey in the field of deeptech.

Aspiring founders can apply until February 12, here.

Who can participate?

  • Ukraininian students, scientists, financiers, designers, marketers, developers, and ready-made teams.
  • Have an idea or product based on a knowledge-intensive technology with potentially high added value and entrepreneurial potential.
  • Motivated to build or is already building a sustainable innovative business.
  • Registered as a legal entity or individual entrepreneur or ready to be registered in the future.

The project begins with the selection hackathon “Innovations in the field of deep technologies”, which will take place on March 1-3, 2024 in Kyiv in a hybrid format.

There 30 winners will be selected to further join the Science Intensive Innovation and Development and Renovation acceleration programs, implemented by Vacuum Deep Tech Acceleration, with support from USAID, Ukrainian governmental entities in cooperation with Kyiv Academic University, Ukrainian Startup Fund, and YEP Accelerator.