Startup Camp: Deeptech - Chalmers Ventures

For research-based ideas

Startup Camp:
Deep tech

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 five-week track where we go through the basics of what it means to go from an idea to a growth company.

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.


Of your journey

Startup Camp: Deep tech is your opportunity to fast-track your journey together with one of the best university-based incubators in the Nordics. Together we 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. Applications for Startup Camp: Deep tech closed on 29th of December 2022. A limited number of teams will be accepted to the program.


In a few bullets

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



Apply to Startup Camp: Deep tech by submitting the webform. Deadline: 29th of December.


Startup Camp: Deep tech

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 business coaches. At the end we will have a pitch finale where a best pitch will be nominated.



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.


Application requirement

Here's what we expect on the applications to Startup Camp: Deep tech 2023.



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 and solves a societal challenge that is of global relevance.



Your solution has a positive impact on at least one of the sustainability development goals (SDG).


Giovanni Volpe

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

"We wanted to find a way to provide our experise 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.


Charlotte Emlind Vahul

Head of Business Coaching

Becoming an entrepreneur can be nerv wrecking. We know that from experience. But first and foremost it can be the most rewarding and exciting journey one can embark on. Me and my experienced colleagues are here to help you on that path. Depending on your needs, we utilize the power of our organization to help you grow as an entrepreneur. But always remember, you are in the driver's seat.