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The 4th edition of KPT Scale Up begins

27.9.2019

If your startup has developed a technology that will improve the operation of industrial enterprises and you think that at the current stage of its development it could use cooperation with leading Polish industrial enterprises, a consulting support package worth PLN 50 000 and financial support in the amount of PLN 200,000, it seems that you should consider the KPT Scale Up offer. The recruitment process ends on October 21st.

Fifteen startups that will be selected to participate in this renowned acceleration program will be able to take advantage of a wide and attractive support package. Its essential element is substantive cooperation with leading Polish companies looking for specific technical solutions. Tauron is interested in cooperation in the field of digitization of sales and customer service, smart home technology, smart city, intelligent network services and industry 4.0. Grupa Azoty is looking for partners in the fields of materials engineering, plastics, energy storage and fine chemicals. Lafarge is interested in a wide range of solutions to improve operational activities in the areas of production, quality management, security, logistics, mining and environmental protection. Astor is looking for partners in the field of IIoT and improving production processes, cybersecurity, sensors, cyberphysical systems and data analysis. Woodward is interested in energy and aviation technologies. Werner Kenkel’s area of interest is production processes and environmental protection in packaging. JMP Flowers is interested in solutions in the field of production technology and logistics related to greenhouse cultivation. Grupa VOX is looking for solutions in the area of plastic production, environmental protection, and furniture design and production. Detailed areas of interest of individual industrial partners can be found in information materials. Enterprises partners of the program have precisely defined needs and areas of activity that they want to improve. Which means that startups participating in the acceleration process from the very beginning of the program will become real partners of serious, recognizable brands. Experience from implementation in a leading industrial company may prove invaluable in the further development of the enterprise.

Startups participating in the program will also receive a consulting support package in the form of mentoring with selected specialists, a study trip and workshops. The Kraków Technology Park will also ensure publicity of the projects. It will assist in industry fairs, organizing meetings with people important for the further development of the project, ensuring participation as speakers in important events. Marketing and public relations support from the industry 4.0 most recognizable acceleration program will put your startup on the radar with the key people. Financial support in the amount of up to PLN 200,000 is also available as part of the acceleration project.

The INNOventure team encourages you to participate in KPT Scale Up. Firstly, because Leszek Skowron – our Investment Manager is one of the startup mentors. Secondly, we hope to find interesting startups during the program in which we could invest. It was during the second edition of this acceleration program that we established cooperation with Optimo Light (then under the name Optical Electronics). We have invested 1.5 million zlotys in this company, that specializes in the optimization of office lighting. We wish everyone, including ourselves, the fruitful fourth edition of the program. Detailed information on KPT Scale Up is available at their website.