talent development

become an
entrepreneur

Startup life is not for everyone, but for those who are driven by technology and innovation, we have professional and personal development programs that give you an "eyes wide open" view of startup life.

venture builder

From Technology to Market

The HighTechXL Accelerator is an elite program designed exclusively for advanced technology and hardware entrepreneurs. We know that hardware is tough.

This is why we translated years of product development and experience in the high-tech hardware industry into a practical blueprint that supports hardware founders from A to Z.

In the Spring 2018 edition, there will be additional focus on robotics companies in the medical domain. Apply by the 12th of February.

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our programs

Entrepreneurs

At HighTechXL, you can become an entrepreneur and join a deep-tech venture. Our program gives you access to advanced technology and cutting-edge IP, the opportunity to work with driven co-founders, and access to a vast network of industry leaders and seasoned entrepreneurs.

corporate
talent program

The Corporate Talent Program places corporates on deep-tech venture teams, where they are involved from day one in the startup world.

INTERNSHIP
PROGRAM

It’s never too early to learn how to become an entrepreneur! We’re looking for master’s students in the last year of their science program to join our Internship Program.

GRADUATE
PROGRAM

Introducing the HighTechXL Graduate Program, an entrepreneur development program at HighTechXL. Your tech journey starts here.

investors

HighTechXL builds deep-tech ventures based on advanced technologies sourced from top research institutes. We help them build high-performance teams and guide them through our rigorous, nine-month program. We support the teams with all the building blocks they need to launch viable businesses which address grand challenges our society faces today including climate change , security, healthcare and telecommunications. Along the way we introduce our ventures to the investor community and assist them in their fundraising efforts. We regularly host investor events so the investor community gets to know the ventures, their technologies and the opportunities to invest in fast-growing companies of the future. The startups value your feedback. As a friendly investor, you can see them develop during the course of our program. If you would like to be part of our events and get to know our startups better visit our investor space.

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corporate talent program

Corporate talents can join startups during one of the three phases and work on their personal learning goals while being part of the startup team for 1.5 days per week. During the program, corporate talents participate in a variety of workshops, discovering the “startup way” of working and innovating. Talents also learn about the fine art of storytelling, building a pitch and the importance of stage presence as they deliver their own pitches. The ventures benefit from the industry knowledge and experience of the corporate talents, building a lasting relationship among all the team members.

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knowledge institutes

A great deal of intellectual property generated within corporations and research institutions are, once they have served their (single) purpose, put on the shelf and not used for other applications. This shelved IP simply may not be the core of the corporations or research institution. We offer the inventions of research institutions and corporations a second life. Through our tech screening process, we assess whether the technology may be applied in a different way and contribute to solving societal challenges. Find out more about our tech screening process and the possibilities in taking your technologies to market.

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partnerships

HighTechXL is supported by the Eindhoven Startup Alliance (ESA). Our partners, ASML, Philips, BOM and High Tech Campus Eindhoven, want to strengthen the region through startup innovation. ESA is focused on bringing talented innovators to the region of Eindhoven and contributing to making the world a better place. Are you a corporate interested in teaming up or contributing as well? Find out more here.

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