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Start Scaling: First Open Call For the D2XCEL Programme Is Now Live!

European deep tech and digital ventures focusing on Logistics | Sustainable Freight Transportation  | AI-Powered Digital Services for Sustainable and Smart Cities | Large-scale Stationary Energy Storage | Sustainable and Circular Construction

Start Scaling: First Open Call For the D2XCEL Programme Is Now Live!

European deep tech and digital ventures focusing on Logistics | Sustainable Freight Transportation  | AI-Powered Digital Services for Sustainable and Smart Cities | Large-scale Stationary Energy Storage | Sustainable and Circular Construction

If you're developing innovative deep tech or digital solutions in one of the following areas, apply now for the D2XCEL First Open Call and navigate your route to scale with peers and our top-tier network of 300+ industry-focused investors , prominent mentors, lead customers and corporations .

Logistics

Digital and Deep Tech solutions to enable the simplification and efficiency of logistics activities as a key component of global supply chains across Freight tech, Warehouse Tech and Last Mile Delivery.

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Sustainable freight transportation

Innovative solutions to enable the necessary transition to sustainable freight transportation. This includes hydrogen and battery-electric trucks, trains, ships and planes...

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AI-Powered Digital Services for Sustainable and Smart Cities

AI-powered digital services leveraging advanced algorithms and data analytics to optimize resource management, enhance infrastructure, and improve citizen services.

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Large-scale Stationary Energy Storage

Large-scale stationary energy storage solutions for addressing the challenge of intermittent renewable energy sources and especially with seasonal supply & demand fluctuations.

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Sustainable and Circular Construction

Innovative materials, processes, and tools to make our built world more sustainable. Included are new construction, (energetic) renovation, re-purposing and demolition.

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Business Location

  • Companies with HQ location in: 

  • EU-27 (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden)
  • or Horizon Europe Programme participating countries: Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Morrocco, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Tunisia, Türkiye, Ukraine.
  • Applicants should have less than 25% of (voting) shares held by Russian shareholders. 

Development Stage

  • Deep tech and Digital companies that have achieved market-product fit within one of the market opportunities in the scope of the open call and looking for Series A to Series A+ funding, or to expand their market and have already received at least one of the following types of funding or support: 

    - Support from the European Innovation Council (EIC) (Grant or Equity funding or Seal of Excellence)  

    - Grant from EU/National/Regional funding programmes 

    - Raised at least a round of financing (seed or later). The latest round of funding should have been raised after 1 January 2019. 

 

Company Technology

  • Applying companies need to develop innovative deep tech or digital solutions that address one of the following five market opportunities:

  • Logistics 
  • Sustainable Freight Transportation 
  • AI-Powered Digital Services for Sustainable and Smart Cities    
  • Large-scale Stationary Energy Storage    
  • Sustainable and Circular Construction    




 

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