Welcome to REACH ecosystem

We are thrilled to welcome next-generation data innovators like you! As you probably know by now, REACH Incubator aims to facilitate the selected startups and SMEs to work with leading corporations and their proprietary data, as well as enable them access up to €120K in equity-free funding.

It's natural that you may still have questions, such as: What can I expect from the programme? How can I stand out in the application process? Why are Data Value Chains so relevant? With whom will I be working with?

You ask, we answer!

What services will be available to me?

The selected companies will benefit from a very competitive and complete service offer, designed to support them from idea validation and product realization to market launch. The REACH service catalogue offer covers technology, business and investment aspects, bringing a full range of competences in the form of coaching, training and mentoring, including hands-on workshops and access to latest tools and infrastructures. These include:

  • Technology training and support on Big Data, covering infrastructure, data processing, analysis and data sharing. Different specialists will be available providing mentorship in Data Science and Machine Learning, Big Data stack tools, privacy-by design solution development, data anonymisation and protection, Blockchain applications and solutions design, Continuous Integration & Development.
  • Business training, coaching and mentoring, to support the design of a reliable growth strategy. Expertise brought covers Idea generation and materialisation (Design Thinking), business model definition and assessment, communication and pitching, business scaling up, and data legislation and protection. Individual business coaching will help participants to take the most of the incubation programme. Mentors will provide expert advice on concrete business development or technical challenges.
  • Access to finance training and mentoring, bringing experts on fundraising strategies, public funding and investor pitching. Matchmaking with investors and support in accessing investor forums will be provided.

Find out more about the resources available here

Tips & tricks you need for a successful application

REACH Incubator would love to help you in your Round 1 application process. However, it is up to you to show us how you and your data innovations stand out. The application phase is the time when you can show us your vision and plan for the development of novel trusted and secure data value chains.
Every application is unique and there are no magic formulas. To help you out, we have set up a few tips & tricks so that you can deliver a compelling and strong application.

Check them out!

Data Value Chains (DVCs) to drive Europe’s Data Economy

So, REACH is calling your startup / SME for the development of secure and trusted data value chains. But what exactly are DVCs and why are they so important to Europe’s economy? Why is all this relevant on your application to REACH?
We have prepared an article to provide you a better understanding of this subject.

Read it here

Get to know some of the faces behind REACH

Interview with Juan Cadavid: REACH’s coordinator

Read the interview

Meet Play&Go datasets and challenges!

Read the interview

Find out more about Data Provider JOT!

Read the interview

We can't wait to start this exciting journey with you. But hurry up! This opportunity to enter the next generation data incubator closes on February 15th 2021.

REACH Website
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement no. 951981. This publication reflects only the author’s view and that the Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.
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