Do world-class research to create a deep-tech startup
Startup Researcher Program
Connecting Deep Science to Deep-Tech Startups.
Description and Purpose
The INSAIT Startup Researcher program formalizes and systematizes the process of creating deep-tech startups (which takes place in world-class universities) and serves as a feeder to seed-stage funding VCs. The program helps researchers immerse themselves into the deep science underlying and necessary for creating deep-tech startups, all with the support of world-class researchers who are also entrepreneurs and have created such startups before. The project targets innovations spanning all research areas of artificial intelligence and computer science. The researcher can be a graduating B.Sc. student, a graduating M.Sc. student, or a graduating Ph.D. student.
To apply for INSAIT’s Startup Researcher Program, email [email protected].
Benefits for start-up researchers
- €200,000 to work on up to two years of research that can lead to deep-tech startups, with the option to bring up to two team members who also immerse themselves in this environment. The €200,000 covers the salary for the team as well as part of the computing power;
- Access to world-class scientific advisors and mentors: top professors and mentors at ETH Zurich, EPFL, MIT, Stanford, and the Technion who have gone through the entire process successfully many times;
- Access to Talent: other researchers whom you could discuss with to join your project idea as co-founders or core team members;
- Access to top-tier US and European and local investors which INSAIT mentors and faculty have direct access to.