Unique support program, Raising Starts helps you in the earliest stages of innovation development, even if your project is only in idea stage, to
If your goal is global market, you will get full professional support and financing to help you on your startup journey.
It is time for fine polishing – in this phase, we provide extended support for the development of your product/service through additional workshops and training, “1 on 1” with international and local mentors from different areas of business development as well as grant funds up to 15.000 CHF.
(at least 2 members) with clearly defined roles in development of a business idea, or
with majority of shares in Serbian ownership, registered for no more than two years on the date of announcement of the Public Call.
Production or distribution of weapons and ammunition.
Production or distribution of alcoholic drinks (except beer and wine).
Production or distribution of tobacco.
Gambling, casinos and similar companies.
*detailed list of criteria and industries is given in the Raising Starst Guide and Public Call
You have a great idea or the first prototype, you understand all its details and each day you find another argument for its importance, but there is much broader picture.
A spark of inspiration created something interesting, but you are far away from something that a market or possible investor would understand and consider.
You and your team must gain some basic business knowledge, such as finance, sales, promotion, approach to customers or similar.
With Raising Starts you get necessary acceleration and support. Mentors that were “in your shoes” and had plenty of similar dilemmas, will dedicate their time so that no questions will be left without adequate answers.
Program Raising Starts is created through the project “Technopark Serbia 2” –Boosting exports through technoparks” with the support of the Government of Swiss Confederation (State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, SECO). The project is conducted by Science technology park Belgrade through the network of science-technology parks in Belgrade, Niš and Čačak.
The project puts into focus creation of supportive environment that will enable young people to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to faster develop innovative products and services and enter global market. With the aim of straightening competitiveness of Serbian economy, increasing exports and new jobs, the Project will support the establishment and development of up to 100 new startup companies in Belgrade, Čačak and Niš during the 4 years.