BIND 4.0 General Information
BIND 4.0 is a public-private acceleration of the Basque Country. It focuses on Advanced Manufacturing, Smart Energy, Health Tech, and Food Tech early-stage startups, which includes big data, additive manufacturing, artificial vision, augmented and virtual reality, cybersecurity, IoT, artificial intelligence, robotics, and other 4IR technologies. The program will provide selected startups with the opportunity to create relationships with partner companies as customer-suppliers. There are 57 partner companies such as ABB, CAF, Bridgestone, Mercedes-Benz, Orona, Michelin, Repsol-Petronor, EDP, Iberdrola, Siemens Gamesa, Faes Farma, Ulma, Coca-Cola European Partners or Unilever, among others. Entering its 5th edition and global open call, BIND 4.0 has already accelerated a total of 108 Startups and developed over 175 Innovative Projects which have generated more than 4.5 Million Euros in turnover for participating over 100 so far. ADVANTAGES for Startups: - Up to €150,000 contract with a top industry firm (45k average paid contract) - At least one Industry Leading Company as a Client and Reference - +55 Top Industrial Companies looking for Dynamic Startups - Collaboration and Real Use application for Industry 4.0 Projects - Networking & Immersion into the Basque Industrial Ecosystem - No Equity nor Fees, due to Public-Private nature of the program - Investment Opportunities through BIND 4.0 Venture Club - Support Services offering Visibility, Mentoring, and Growth.