Startups Invited to Apply for UK – Albania Tech Hub 2019-2020

Startups Invited to Apply for UK – Albania Tech Hub 2019-2020

TIRANA, October 2

UK – Albania Tech Hub invites all startups in Albania and in the Western Balkan countries that operate in the field of technology, have at least one product and are looking for customers to apply in the third round of the program before October 18th. Applications are open for all the tech startups that are currently established in Albania or one of the Western Balkan countries.

Meanwhile, the hub informs that shortlisted candidates, there are 20 spaces available for startups for the training program, will be invited to attend a series of eight workshops with international experts. Hence, participants are required to Commit Time in the evening and weekends. Training will start in early November.

For two consecutive years UK – Albania Tech Hub supported tech collaboration between Albania and the UK. Following the successful second round, the 2019-2020 hub will accept applications from the Western Balkans as well.
The hub consists of a three-step approach based on UK – Israel Tech Hub and it aims at facilitating tech partnerships between Albania and the UK. The project achieves this through identifying targeted solutions, partners and models of collaboration for tech start-ups engaging entrepreneurs with capacity-building events with key business experts leading to UK delegation to meet potential business and tech partners.

As it was mentioned above, the training program will start in early November. Twenty startups with high-growth potential to participate in a workshop series in Tirana which will include training and mentoring session to help grow their ideas and develop their capacities using local and UK practices and expertise

Afterward, a group of startups that have successfully completed the training session will continue their training and mentoring in London. There, the shortlisted startups will have the opportunity to connect with investors, potential clients, experts, accelerators, and tech networks.

Those startups will receive follow up support.

How to Apply?

Application form:  Form

After filling the form, you can send it by email to [email protected] Use UK-Albania Tech Hub as the subject line.

Source/Photo Credit: British Embassy to Tirana

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