3rd Cut Off – 30/01/2019

We believe in hi-tech entrepreneurship but what is technology without a
design thinking approach?

Who should apply?

We are looking for great ideas:– where KET can be applied
– from Entrepreneurs
– that combine technology and creativity

If you’re willing to start a great market oriented project, it’s time to fuel your ambitions.

Criteria for project selection

Be one of the 8 projects selected to take part in this great adventure.
The selection of the projects is based on:
– Innovative approach
– Technical feasibility
– Team complementarity
– Fit to the program ecosystem and network
– Market potential and scalability

6 months to help your team with...


Work through your business model with experts that will help you take the best of your idea.

  • Get free access to a pool of Entrepreneurs, Creative Industries, mentors, business specialists and Investors
  • Get support on creating the best value proposition for your business
  • Promote design based thinking and validate your pilot


Join our Fuel Room and accelerate the process of turning your ideas into a product/process.

  • Reduce the time it takes to access relevant resources that allow you to validate concepts
  • Get access to INL, IPN and CeNTI labs, equipment and resources
  • Reduce the costs of prototyping
  • Develop Proofs of Concept
  • Retain intellectual property
  • Start prototyping


Get access to:

  • INL, IPN and CeNTI truly world-class facilities
  • Free co-working space
  • A mentoring team
  • A network with investors, entrepreneurs, industry experts and executives
  • A Roadshow experience in the USA where you can pitch your project

Access the Portuguese
startups ecosystem