Call for Participation: Dutch Innovative Startups & Companies in Aerospace Industry

06 okt 2017
Auteur: HSD Foundation

Starburst Selection Committee, the event where innovative startups and companies with new solutions for the aerospace industry can present themselves to a group of top executives of international corporates from the aviation, aerospace and defense industry.


Starburst is the number 1 worldwide accelerator for aerospace and defence dedicated to creating business opportunities between innovative startups and blue chip corporate partners from the industry. Starburst connects their large network of corporate and investment partners with innovative startups by organizing worldwide events. This is the first time a Starburst event is held in the Netherlands.


Call for proposals

Starburst has identified (international) startups who will be asked to present themselves during this event. However, the organisation also wants to invite Dutch startups and innovative companies (*) to apply for one of the few time slots during the pitching event to present their innovative product or service.


If you would like to get a chance to pitch in front of these executives of international aerospace corporates, please fill out the application form, which will be sent to Starburst HQ, as they will determine which companies will be selected to present themselves during the event on November 13.


(*) all Dutch startups and companies who have filled out the completed form will be considered to pitch in the main event. Additionally, companies based in the province of Zuid-Holland will get a chance to be nominated for a regional incentive prize.


Accelerator for Aerospace and Defense

Starburst Aerospace Accelerator is the number 1 worldwide startup accelerator for Aerospace and Defense dedicated to creating business opportunities between innovative startups and blue chip corporate partners from the aerospace industry. Their current ecosystem counts 2500+ startups globally covering the widest range of aerospace applications including Thalès, Boeing, Safran, Lockheed, Lufthansa Technik, CNES, Eutelsat, ArianeGroup, GE Aviation, Rolls-Royce, Aéroports de Paris Group (you can find the complete list on This selection committee will be a unique opportunity for the selected startups to present their solutions in front of top exectives from corporate partners.


Important dates

  • October 10: Deadline for submissions
  • October 19: Finalists are announced
  • November 13: Pitching at event Starburst Selection Committee

How to register

Register for this unique opportunity to pitch at Starburst Selection Committee by filling out this form.

Selected startups are expected to bring their own communication material (pull-up banner, brochures…).


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