With Soft-Landing Missions, startups and scaleups have the chance to dive into a 1-week experience in a foreign ecosystem to help them grow their business internationally.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?


Choose the destination ecosystem: Germany, France, Netherlands and Lithuania are waiting for you!

Connections with the local network

Shortcut to your future market / destination ecosystem’s inner layers

Tailored, hands-on support from the receiving hub’s mentors

Mentorship to getting established in the market and scaling internationally

Access to office space and other facilities

Participation in local events and conferences, as well as social events

HOW IT WORKS:


The rolling application is open on F6S until 31st October 2019. Pay attention to the calendar dates and deadlines and APPLY NOW to the Soft-Landing stay that suits you most. A total of 96 startups and scaleups will be selected to participate in 27 Missions. These consist of a 1-week immersion in their selected ecosystem: Paris, Berlin, Zoetermeer or Vilnius – check the agenda planned for each ecosystem below. Startups can stay longer and receive support for up to 1-month if they wish to do! Once back home, startups will be asked to share their experience in a feedback event.

Choose your destination and apply on F6S

96 startups & scaleups selected to 27 Missions

1-week Soft-Landing stays in destination ecosystems

Going back, Giving back & Scaling-up

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


Startup and Scaleup indicators

Level of development indicators: funding to date, revenues, traction, strength of the team.

Geography

Based in Europe.

Motivation

Motivation to scale to and benefit from the destination startup ecosystem.

Capacity of scaling up

Capacity of scaling to the destination startup ecosystem.

TRAVEL COSTS

Although the Soft-Landing Missions are valued in EUR 3K, participation in the programme is free of charge thanks to Startup Europe. Contact the ecosystem representative if you need further support.

READY? APPLY NOW!


Fill-in a short application form on F6S. The Soft-Landing Missions are 1 week long, but you are able to stay in the ecosystem and benefit from hands-on support for up to 1 month.

APPLY NOW ON F6S

Destination EcosystemDateApplication deadlineAgenda
Zoetermeer, the Netherlands9-13 April 201820 March 2018 – closedDOWNLOAD
Paris, France21-25 May 201811 April 2018 – closedDOWNLOAD
Vilnius, Lithuania11-15 June 20187 May 2018 – closedDOWNLOAD
Berlin, Germany18-22 June 201814 May 2018 – closedDOWNLOAD
Zoetermeer, the Netherlands15-19 October 201817 September 2018DOWNLOAD
Berlin, Germany22-26 October 201817 September 2018DOWNLOAD
Paris, France5-9 November 201817 September 2018 DOWNLOAD
Silicon Valley12-16 November 201817 September 2018DOWNLOAD


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