Bind 4.0 has closed the registration period on September 13 for its fourth call with a total of 577 candidates registered, with an increase of 10% applications compared to the previous year! The number of participating countries has increased as well, which has gone from 64 in the 3rd edition, to 78 countries in this 4th edition.
This increase is due, in large part, to the participation of startups from the main technological hubs, such as the United States, Germany, France, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom, internationally, and Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Basque Country at the national level. Among the international applications received, it is worth mentioning the appearance for the first time of applications from China, Japan and Singapore.
SARRALLE is internationally located in more than 8 countries around the world. Our global presence supports us in our candidature for this innovative project. The growth of international candidates shows how this Basque acceleration program, continues to position itself and SARRALLE as one of the leading references for entrepreneurship and innovation in Industry 4.0 worldwide.
Sarralle offices and Bind 4.0 applicants
SARRALLE is looking for start-up companies developing Industry 4.0 innovative solutions into Advanced Manufacturing products, processes, management techniques or systems, with real projects and customers from world-leading sectors in the Environment, Energy and Steel industries.
SARRALLE's personal and professional involvement in the Bind 4.0 project is based in the illusion to develop new projects, to meet new talents and create and even larger community. Our expansion and specialization through continuous adaptation to technological advances has allowed us to emerge as a maximum safe and trusted partner in long-term relationships.
Among the participation requests, it should be noted that 60% of startups have presented a solution with potential application, among others, to the area in which SARRALLE is fully committed, the Advanced Manufacturing.
SARRALLE couldn’t be more proud of the response to Bind 4.0 and the growth experienced each year! As the applications are being processed with the Partners and move onto the Startup selection process, here are some dates to keep in mind.
October 2, 2019: Communication of the Pre-Selected Startups
October 14 -18, 2019: Pitching Sessions to Partners
December 20, 2019: Communication of the Selected Companies
January 17, 2020: Start of the Acceleration Program and Projects with Partners
July 3, 2020: Demo Day of the 4th edition of Bind 4.0 Startupstners
Best of luck to every Pre-Selected Startup!