The Apply Now! section is regularly updated with interesting opportunities for startups, innovators, entrepreneurs and creators, which are open for participation. These are mainly financial grants, startup competitions, acceleration programs, international summits, Slovak and global innovation programs, and many more.


Deadline:  6.9.2019 

What is it about?
Who will get the “Oscar” for early - stage companies in CEE and receive a 20 000,- € cash prize? FTRNW Awards is cherry on top and the highlight of the Conference day bringing top 6 CEE early-stage startups together on one stage.

Who is it for?
Early stage companies  (no more than 5 years)
Investment cap (no more than 1M EUR initial external investment)
- Central European countries




Deadline:  5.9.2019

What is it about?
The SME Instrument is part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot that supports top-class innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists with funding opportunities and acceleration services. The main focus of the EIC SME Instrument is on radical, market-creating innovations to improve productivity and international competitiveness and generate new jobs and higher standards of living.

Who is it for?
For-profit SMEs, including young companies and start-ups, from any sector. Established in an EU Member State or a Horizon 2020 associated country.



Deadline: 16.9.2019

What is it about?
With more than 8,000 entrepreneurs, top startups, global VC's and investors DLD Tel
Aviv Digital Conference will bring together the international community to Tel Aviv based digital and business elite as well as creative minds and makers. Tel Aviv is the best location to get up close and personal with the entire Hi-tech hub! 

Who is it for?
Startups, investors, corporations, companies and many more.  

Slovak Matchmaking Fair


Deadline: 24.10.2019

What is it about?
Slovak Matchmaking Fair is the largest and most prestigious international event of the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency, which has been merging Slovak and foreign entrepreneurs through bilateral talks for 13 years, focusing on the presentation of partnership offers, free production capacities or the creation of joint ventures, presenting the economic potential of the Slovak Republic.

Who is it for?
 slovak and foreign companies interested in 
  • intelligent industry
  • innovation
  • automation
  • robotics
  • e-mobility
  • smart city

WORTH Project

Deadline:  31.10.2019

What is it about?
Creative collaborations to develop innovative design-driven ideas. WORTH will support 150 collaborations offering an incubator programme valued at 60,000€ .

Who is it for?

Fashion designers, creative people, manufacturing enterprises (SMEs) and technology firms looking to develop design-driven and innovative products.