from AI Startup
to AI Scale-up

Awesome to see you want to apply

Check if you’re eligible

  • your business is AI centric
  • your team has 3+ members
  • your startup is incorporated as a legal entity in Germany

What we are looking for

  • You are a committed startup from Germany, ideally at least one of your members is associated with a Hessian university.
  • Your service, products or business model should have a strong focus on AI.
  • You want to scale / grow internationally.
  • You and your team are looking forward to exchanging ideas and insights with other founders and actively participate in the accelerator workshops.

Unsure if you should apply?


Application is closed. Deadline for the Accelerator application was November 6, 2022.


November 6: Application deadline

Selection phase including jury pitch

November 28: Program start

5 workshop days
Fireside chat with politics
Final VC pitch event

February 28: Program end

Any questions?

Accelerator Jury

Hans-Markus Callsen-Bracker
Projektträger Jülich
Günter Kraft
Xariva GmbH
Stefan Rötzel
AI Startup Rising / Science Park Kassel
Simone Schaub-Meyer
Simone Schaub-Meyer