Airbus BizLab Launches 2nd Season Of Start-Up Accelerator Programme
BENGALURU: Airbus BizLab today launched the second season of its start-up accelerator programme here in the presence of the visiting French Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development, Jean-Marc Ayrault.
Seven start-ups have been selected for the second season out of 137 applicants from 9 countries, the company said.
"Each start-up we have selected carries the potential to shape the future of aerospace. Our job is to help them realize their potential," Bruno Gutierres, Global Head Airbus BizLab, said in a company release.
Airbus BizLab is a global aerospace business accelerator with facilities in Toulouse (France) and Hamburg (Germany) besides Bengaluru, where start-ups and Airbus "intrapreneurs" (internal entrepreneurs) can work together to speed up transforming their innovative ideas into valuable businesses.
The program is designed for aerospace start-ups as well as any start-up that has a product/solution that can be adapted for the aerospace sector such as Robotics, Internet of Things, Data Analytics, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality, Supply Chain, FinTech, Gaming, Manufacturing and Image Processing, the release said.
Airbus BizLab offers wide-ranging support to early-stage selected projects in the form of a 6 month acceleration program.