ACE incubation program Tech & Science


Are you a student, researcher or technology professional with an innovative business idea? Our Incubation Program helps you develop your tech or science concept into a successful company. We cover all stages of starting a business and help you boost your entrepreneurial skills. Once you are accepted into the program, we guarantee two years of support. We have an expansive network of mentors, investors and industry experts who want to work with young innovators like you!


ACE offers:

  • 12 weeks of interactive lectures and workshops
  • Individual mentoring sessions with seasoned entrepreneurs and business experts
  • A network of consultants and service providers
  • Access to our professional network of partners
  • Matching to venture capital and industry leaders
  • A vibrant and welcoming community of passionate founders
  • An ACE discount on renting office space at the Startup Village

For whom:

  • MSc or PhD students, researchers, technology professionals or alumni of any Dutch university. International applications are also welcome
  • You have an innovative tech or science business idea
  • You have a passionate and ambitious team
  • You are willing to set up your business in the Amsterdam region
  • You have potential for growth and ambition to scale up internationally


Dates: November 12-16 – full-time. Nov. - Feb. – weekly follow-up sessions (on Fridays)

Location: Startup Village Amsterdam

Costs: Fully sponsored*

Language: English

Apply at: before October 28.