Sign up before April 3, 2023!

Call4Techologies 2023 is now open.

You can request that your research team participate in the 2023 edition of our spinoff creation program until April 3, 2023.

What is the Call for Technologies?

The Call for Technologies is a call for researchers to annually present their technology applicability projects.

This annual call is for researchers with applied technology projects. And is the start of the 2023 edition of MWCapital’s deep-tech startup creation program – The Collider.

The teams and projects selected in this call will be able to benefit from The Collider-MWCapital’s business creation itinerary.

What do we offer

Do you want to project your scientific-technological talent towards the market and society? Do you want to improve entrepreneurial skills in your research group?

We offer you to benefit from the Venture Builder program of The Collider, the innovation area of the Mobile World Capital Barcelona foundation.

Our Venture Builder is recognized as one of the best in Europe specialized in deep-tech start-ups, arising from research centers with scientific-technological projects, differential for being highly disruptive.

Who are we looking for?

Our Venture Builder program, and this call, is aimed at the following profiles:

  • PhDs, PostDocs and senior researchers linked to a research group at a university or research center
  • The teams can also include doctoral and master’s students.

  • Requirements:

  • All candidates must be endorsed by the TTO of their research institution, as well as the principal investigator of their research group.
  • It is essential that the level of development of the technologies is between a TRL 3 and a TRLs 6.

    With experience in deep-techs:

  • These profiles must show research experience in one or more of the following deep-tech areas: Artificial Intelligence and Data Platforms, XR/3D, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Hardware and Robotics, Medical Devices, New Materials and/or 5G.

  • FAQ

    All the teams endorsed by the Investment Committee will receive a seed investment of up to €100,000, to face the incorporation and execute their industry pilots. This financing will be provided in different installments depending on the performance of each team.
    We recommend you access the “Project Summary” document to anticipate what is requested of you in the registration form, discuss it with the team, and clarify the 8 points to indicate.
    Call4Techologies starts on March 1, 2023 with an official presentation at MWC-4YFN. As of this day, through the official form the scientific teams can present their projects so that they can be evaluated by a committee of experts. The period closes on April 3, 2023.
    The itinerary is divided into 2 main phases. In the first, called Opportunity Validation, all the teams try to demonstrate the true interest of the market in their technological solution. The second phase, called Business Validation, hosts the teams selected in the previous phase.
    All startups that comply with the entire program become part of The Collider’s portfolio, enjoying a wide range of benefits including office space and access to Mobile World Capital’s network of corporations, investors and experts.

    Tech areas

    Venture Builder Calendar 2023

    Tailor-made services of The Collider Venture Builder

    Top-level mentors and coaches who will guide your project and team in the market opportunity validation process, business development, and spinoff creation.
    We endow you with up to €100k for the development of your idea. Additionally, you will be in contact with our network of investors and you will receive advice to obtain public aid.
    Complement your scientific team with entrepreneurial profiles that can help scale up your project and can contribute their business experience.
    Market Validation
    Access our network of leading industry corporations so they can validate technology interest and design pilots in a real environment.
    Consulting services
    Enjoy valuation services for your technology in intellectual property, regulatory or equity storytelling, among others.
    MWCapital Networking
    Exclusive access to a community of entrepreneurs, investors and corporations that help launch pilots.
    Take advantage of the notoriety that the Mobile World Capital Barcelona Foundation can obtain from the various channels.

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