Skylab Ignite

Become a customer-driven startup team in 10 weeks!

HØST –Audience Favourite Skylab Ignite Autumn 2021

Who is it for?

Do you have an early-stage tech startup idea with potential to positively impact society, and need support to accelerate it? Skylab Ignite is for you. We accept up to 10 startup teams.

You need a team of min. two people. At least one founder is associated to DTU (student, up to one year after graduation, and researcher).

Why should you join?

Take part in a strong community of future impactful tech startups, expand your entrepreneurial mindset, build your business case, and strengthen your team!

Your gains from completing Skylab Ignite include:

  • actual customer/user feedback and relevance to society
  • a convincing startup pitch
  • stronger network in the tech startup ecosystem
  • a validation of whether to turn your idea into an actual startup
  • a chance to win monetary prizes at the Finals (We hand out 50.000 DKK in total)
  • a great experience that boosts your startup skills & CV

The journey of Skylab Ignite:

To see the full programme overview, click here.

1:1 coaching, deliverables and workshops are mandatory.

 When does it happen?

We are open to applications twice a year: February and September.

How do we evaluate applicants?

We evaluate your application based on

  • Team: Do you have a dedicated team who are committed to the project, open-minded and eager to learn?
  • Motivation: Are you motivated to actively engage in the 10 weeks programme and challenge yourself together with the cohort?
  • Feasibility: Is the startup idea feasible and realisable? Is the startup idea or technology innovative?
  • Societal Impact: Is it clear how your startup idea intends to benefit society, e.g in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals? 

How do I apply to Skylab Ignite?

You apply by filling out an application form with your startup details where you also upload your 2-page startup description.

Next application deadline: September 10th 2023 at 23:59.
After the deadline, you attend an interview as part of the selection process.

Who are the partners?

The prize money is sponsored by Christian Nielsens Fond