Join our Incubator and profit from desk space, coaching, community, facility access and more!
Do you want to develop an idea or a concept? The incubator is for early stage startup ideas taking your startup idea to first prototype, initial business model, and finding your first costumer and funding.
Access to the shared office space at BIT innovation centre. Here you can work with you team 24/7 alongside other ambitious teams.
Access to the workshops, meeting rooms and other facilities at BIT innovation centre.
Regular meetings with a start-up coach from StartUpSmia
Weekly meet-ups with externals and your fellow Incubatees.
How do I sign up and when is the next deadline?
You apply by sending an e-mail market with "🚀Incubation programme - second cohort" to eva.nagelhus@nmbu. In the email you need to answer 3 questions: What is the problem you want to solve? How do you want to solve it? And why do you (and your team) want ot solve it?
Next application deadline: April 1st, 2024
After applying the best candidates will be invited for an interview before final selection.
How do we evaluate applicants?
We evaluate your application based on
Team & Motivation: Do you have a dedicated team who are committed to the project, open-minded and eager to learn?
Feasibility: Is the startup idea technically and commercially feasible and realizable?
Impact: Is it clear how your startup idea will benefit society, e.g in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals?
Diversity: Do you have a diverse team (in terms of gender and competence profiles)
Start-ups will get access to the incubator for 3 months at a time, and there will be quarterly performance reviews. If a start-up does not work seriously with their project, or if they are not contributing to the community, the contract will not be prolonged.