Who it is for

The accent | CERN Business Incubation Centre has a permanent open call for applications which are reviewed periodically.

The programme accepts any high-tech entrepreneur, research group or small start-up company looking to develop innovative products and services from technologies originally developed for high energy physics. You do not have to have a previous relationship with accent or CERN to apply for the scheme.

Interested in applying? See if you meet the following criteria:

  • You have an innovative, technology driven idea
  • Your business plan is based on applying high energy physics technologies in industries such as but not limited to
  • Your business is based on CERN’s technologies especially
  • Initiatives based on technologies developed at CERN or with CERN’s direct contribution
  • Companies developing technologies of interest to CERN and similar facilities
  • Any innovative project that could clearly benefit from the support of CERN experts in the core competencies listed above
  • Or you are academic staff wishing to set up your own company to bring cutting-edge research to the market.