The Startup Program

Our Startup Program is an intensive course crafted for those looking to evolve their idea into a thriving startup. In addition to collective meetings with other participants, benefit from personalized business development and learn how to pitch your idea to potential investors. The program runs twice a year – in spring and fall.

Science Park’s Intensive Course for Aspiring Startups

The Startup Program runs for a limited period, typically spanning eight to ten weeks. As a participant, you’ll enjoy individual business development, expert assistance, lectures, coworking spaces, and finally, participate in the program’s Demo Day. Not only will you meet potential investors, customers, or collaborators, but you also stand a chance to win funding for your business idea.

Upcoming Program Sessions:

Calling all tech heads, creative minds and future changemakers! 🌏 💜 The next round of the Startup Program starts on April 2nd 2024, focusing on sustainable tech ideas with an AI approach. You can apply until March 19th. Read more about the program and apply here.

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The Startup Program – start April 2nd

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What’s Included in Science Park’s Startup Program:


Business Development & Personalized Coaching

Every week, receive personalized coaching from Science Park’s business developers. Focus areas include:

🎯 Clearly describing the value and utility of your product or service

💬 Presenting and pitching your idea effectively

🚀 Advancing your idea closer to the market and customers

♻️ Your company’s sustainability strategy

👩🏽‍💻 Incorporating digital techniques and tools

💰 Finding funding for your business idea


Lectures & Workshops

Throughout the program, there will be about six collective sessions featuring intriguing lectures and workshops in relevant areas.


Networking & Specialist Assistance

Gain access to Science Park’s extensive network. Throughout the program, we can connect you with experts, collaborators, and new team members tailored to your needs. Our partner companies will offer specialized assistance in areas like finance, banking, insurance, bookkeeping, legal matters, IP, and technology.


Workspace at Science Park's Coworking Space

Enjoy a spot at Science Park’s coworking space, working amidst a creative atmosphere and networking with other entrepreneurs. Additionally, you’ll have access to amenities like a gym, free bike rentals, ping pong tables, coffee, and Wi-Fi.


Access to Models & Tools

Benefit from models, tools, and contract templates essential for your startup journey.


Demo Day – A Chance to Pitch Your Startup Idea

At the program’s conclusion, pitch your business idea to a jury with an opportunity to win funds for further development. Potential investors, customers, and partners will also be in attendance.

  • No prerequisites are required to apply or participate in the startup program – just entrepreneurial spirit and a dedication to spend time on your idea.

  • Participation in the startup program is free. However, we expect your time and commitment to the program.

  • The program encompasses both in-person and online sessions in Jönköping. If you can’t attend physically, we’ll ensure you can participate digitally. Most sessions are in the evening, with a few lunchtime seminars. Detailed information for each program will be provided when registration opens.