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Call for applications: Aalto University’s next creative industry pre-incubator programme starts in October 2024

Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator programme aims to help creative industry students, researchers and practitioners on their path towards entrepreneurship. The application period is open until 16.9.2024.
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In the programme, participants learn how to develop and protect their business idea, gain networking opportunities, and practice delivering compelling pitches.

The programme seeks applicants from a creative industry background. The application deadline is 16.9.2024, and the programme will run from October to December.

Potential business ideas can be from a wide range of topics, including:

  • new methods and formats for audiovisual storytelling
  • technology enhanced art, design, and entertainment
  • augmentation of human creativity through computational methods
  • creation of novel interactive experiences
  • platforms for and by the creative industries

Applications are accepted from individuals or teams with a business idea where creativity meets digital technology. Previous business experience is not required. The selection process evaluates the business idea’s potential for further development, the solution it provides and how it shapes a sustainable future.

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The Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator is part of the Campus Incubators network formed by seven higher education institutions and supported by the City of Helsinki. In Aalto University the program is coordinated by Aalto Startup Center and Aalto Studios.  

The Aalto Digital Creatives info session event will take place in early September, details will be published closer to the event.

Aalto Digital Creatives

Aalto Digital Creatives pre-incubator programme aims to help creative industry students, researchers and practitioners on their path towards entrepreneurship. The programme is supported by the City of Helsinki and it’s part of Helsinki-based higher education institutions’ campus incubators network. Aalto Digital Creatives programme is coordinated by Aalto Startup Center and Aalto Studios.

Call for applications open until 16.9.2024 – Apply now!
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