CITES opened the call for CITES Startups special edition, an acceleration program which, in this opportunity, is launched together with Fundación INVAP. This edition is aimed at finding disruptive, high technology biotechnological, technological or digital projects, which develop products and technologies for areas such as Nuclear, Defense, Aerospace, Renewable energies, Medical devices, Radars, Satellites, Foodtech and Agrotech, which have an VMP or Prototype and which aim at global and growing markets.
For those projects that result selected we offer them investment up to USD 500K + USD 100K in kind services; active management from CITES staff; access to networks of investors, strategic partners and global experts; access to an environment of technological national and international entrepreneurs; mentor with environment; mentor with international proven experience in the scientific and business sectors; Training Workshops specific for technological entrepreneurs and Services Management (Marketing, Legal, HH.RR., etc.).
CITES acceptance process has four phases, with an approximate duration of three or four months, (Go/No Go screening, Incubator Staff Vetting, Due Diligence and Investment) and it aims at optimizing and clarifying the access to the incubation program.
To apply and to find more information, click here.
About CITES and Fundación INVAP
CITES is the first one-stop technological incubator of private management in Latin America which supports the creation of technological base companies in Argentina, by offering financial, technological and management support for entrepreneurs. Added to that, there is the support coming from the corporative areas of Grupo Sancor Seguros, N. º 1 Insurance Company within Argentinean market with business in different countries of Latin America.
On its part, the vision of Fundación INVAP, is to foster national technological development, disseminate good practices of technological management and support life quality improvement of the community where INVAP carries out its activities.