Startup Camp: Deeptech - Chalmers Ventures

For research-based ideas

Startup Camp

Are you curious about how to transform your research-based idea to a successful startup? Not sure where to start? Join us and likeminded teams for a four-session track where we go through the basics of what it means to go from lab to market.

Applications closed jan 4th 2024. Stay tuned in our social media channels to receive information about upcoming Start-up Camps.

For research-based ideas

Startup Camp:

Are you curious about how to go from your research-based idea to a successful commercial venture and want to take an active role in the process? Startup Camp idea edition is your opportunity to fast-track that journey. Join us and likeminded teams for a seven-week program going through the basics of what it means to go from idea to a growth start-up.

This application round is now closed.

Start your journey

Startup Camp: Deep tech is your opportunity to fast-track your journey together with one of the leading venture builders in the Nordic. We help researchers to utilize their ideas though commercialization.

A Startup Camp is a way to explore questions around the potential of your idea, what it takes to create a successful venture and how you can present your idea in the best way to different audiences.

We’ll place a special emphasis on the challenges that research-based and other deep tech startups often face.

In just a few bullets

5 week track to make you ready to start your journey:

  • Individual and group-based business coaching
  • A mix of theory and practice
  • Improve your skills for presenting your idea
  • Learn from others and understand what it takes to run a start-up
  • Meet likeminded people and get to know Chalmers Ventures as a long-term partner



Apply to Startup Camp: Deep tech by submitting the webform. Deadline: applications closed jan 4th 2024.



The program consists of four evening workshops with time for peer learning, startup theory as well as practical work with your idea. Between each session you’ll be given tasks to complete and receive individual support from Chalmers Ventures experienced staff. At the end we will have a pitch finale with great guests.



With the acquired skills and tools from Startup Camp, the future of your startup is in your hands. We are ready to continue working, through our different offerings with ideas that are ready to take the next step. See further down from some of our previous participants.

January 30, 2024 | 16:00-19:00


The lean canvas and your value proposition

January 30, 2024 | 16:00-19:00

February 6, 2024 | 16:00-19:00


It takes a village – the roles in startups

February 6, 2024 | 16:00-19:00

February 20, 2024 | 16:00-19:00


Financing of deep tech startups and building a great pitch

February 20, 2024 | 16:00-19:00

Feruary 27, 2024 | 16:00-19:00


Pitch finale & after work

Feruary 27, 2024 | 16:00-19:00


Giovanni Volpe

Professor of Physics, University of Gothenburg, Startup Camp Deeptech edition 2022.

"We wanted to find a way to provide our expertise and software to improve bioimage analysis with deep learning to a larger community. The Start-Up Camp provided us the essential understanding and tools to refine our idea, and laid the groundwork for the successful creation of the startup IFLAI AB."

Giovanni and his team have now started IFLAI AB (

Kathleen Murphy

Associate professor, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Startup Camp Deeptech edition 2022.

"Startup camp gave me the tools to understand the commercial and impact potential of my research-based idea. Through the workshops and 1on1’s with experienced business coaches I learned to see my idea through the eyes of others."

Kate has now taken her next steps and complete her team through the Encubation track.

Application requirements

Here's what we expect on the applications to Startup Camp: Deep tech.


Minimum one person with the drive to explore the commercial potential of the idea and ability to actively attend the Startup Camp track. Connection to the Västra Götaland-region is required.


The idea/project needs to be based on a unique technology resulting from research developed at one of the west Swedish universities. You and the team should have clear ownership rights over the idea (please take the help of your respective innovation office if needed).


Your solution targets a global market potential.

Your solution has a positive impact potential on both a national and global scale.


Evelina Stoli Wängberg

Welcome to Startup Camp!

We are thrilled to present the Startup Camp: #deeptech edition.

Our primary aim is to assist researchers like you in transitioning your groundbreaking ideas from the lab to market. Let's embark on this transformative journey together!