Ongoing co-creation

Innovation Airport & Drone Hub

Let’s start a new era of sustainable aviation. Co-create innovative solutions for the future of aviation and drones developments.

Background

Let’s start a new era of sustainable aviation. Together with the Rotterdam The Hague Innovation Airport (RHIA), we invite international ventures to co-create innovative solutions for the future of aviation and drones developments at the Airport Technology Lab in The Netherlands.

Co-creation opportunity

Co-creation projects between innovative startups and large-scale organizations is the key to the successful development of the industry. If you are a startup working on data, artificial intelligence, drones, or other solutions applicable at the airports, our partner Airport Technology Lab of Rotterdam The Hague Innovation Airport can co-develop, test, and demonstrate your innovative product or service at their facilities. Open to solutions from outside The Netherlands.


More details about Rotterdam The Hague Innovation Airport can be found on this website.

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Training opportunity

Our intense 3 weeks Market Readiness Training (online) will get you prepared to enter your market with a detailed story, business plan, sales and marketing strategies. The training, which is designed for WorldStartup’s portfolio companies, is part of the Airport Technology Lab of Rotterdam The Hague Innovation Airport.

"Though there are many accelerators like YCombinator, Techstars and Seedstars but none of them could compete with WorldStartup in terms of hands on training. Other accelerators only focus on making equity investments but WorldStartup invests in the social impact of their startups by making them market ready. I will highly recommend Market Readiness Training to all startup founders as it will be once in life experience for them and I can bet for it." - Adeel Javaid from Townchat, a startup from Estonia developing a digital passport for travelers and robot immigration buddies for Airports

Selection timeline

  • Step 1: apply via the link below
  • Step 2: if you meet our general criteria, we plan an intake meeting within 10 days after your application
  • Step 3: if you qualify, you get a chance to participate in our Market Readiness Training (organized multiple times every year), and we introduce you to the Rotterdam The Hague Innovation Airport (training is not necessary for introduction if you are already in post-validation stage).

Criteria

  • working on solutions for airports, preferably data driven and/or using drones
  • using innovative technology or an innovative business model
  • purpose-driven or focused on making an impact
  • product or proof of concept, but no / few paying customers
  • scalable
  • considering solutions from all around the world (speaking language - English)


Focus areas

  • digitalization
  • artificial intelligence
  • automatization
  • data management
  • extra customer services
  • drone-traffic management
  • automatic drone-control (radiographic and 5G)


Costs

Both co-creation and training opportunities are free of charge.


How to apply

Apply via F6S. If you want to check if your venture meets the criteria, you can send your info deck directly to Sergey Gridin, venture sourcing lead, via sergey@worldstartup.co

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"Let’s start a new era of sustainable aviation. Co-create innovative solutions for the future of aviation and drones developments."

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Opportunity Lead
Sergey Gridin
sergey@worldstartup.co
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