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13 February 2024

Grow your tech business in Stuttgart, Germany – Europe’s largest economy

As part of a new UK tech accelerator programme to be based in Stuttgart, the Department for Business and Trade is looking for UK tech companies with emerging tech solutions (ideally in AI, cyber, quantum, IoT, or digital transformation) to showcase their emerging tech solutions and grow their German customer base.

Companies who see Germany as a priority market are encouraged to register their interest. Six will go on to have the the opportunity to supercharge their market entry into Germany and grow their customer base.

Running from September 2024 – January 2025, the five-month accelerator will place the companies into a Stuttgart-based hub, where they will receive access to start-up support packages including introductions and visits to key corporates including Bosch and BMW.

The programme includes:

  • a high profile unveiling at Baden Württemberg’s Start-Up Summit in Stuttgart on 11 July 2024
  • office space in the accelerator for a company representative for a five month period
  • being part of the Code_N eco system and hub network
  • corporate and venture capital introductions and on-site visits (Bosch, BMW start-up garage, ZF and Trumpf are just a few of the accelertor partner corporates already on board)
  • the opportunity to join a wide range of start-up support packages with key stakeholders
  • enrolment into an accelerator mentoring programme
  • pitching opportunities
  • guidance on establishing an entity in Germany

Application requirements:

  • Germany is a priority market and your business already has market entry or significant development plans in this area
  • Your HQ is based in the UK
  • Your business has developed an exciting emerging tech solution (ideally in AI, cyber, Quantum, IoT, digital transformation)
  • Your business is ready to sell its service or product