Explore CERN program

Build a startup idea in 3 days and transform it into your own startup!

11 till 15 January - 2021

The Explore CERN program is designed for you, to explore novel applications of CERN Technologies. During the 3-day program you will be running a mini design sprint to create various business cases around CERN technologies to solve important societal issues with the guidance of CERN experts. The winning team will get to participate in business screening week at CERN (Geneva, Switzerland) in 2021.*

The Explore CERN program includes:

  • 2 mini design sprint sessions
  • Founder story
  • Pitch training
  • Validation workshop
  • Pitching contest with jury panel: the best pitch wins €500!

Program: 3-day program
Dates: January 11, 12 & 15, 2021
Time: 14.00-18.00
Location: partly online, partly on site
Attendance: is required on all days
Deadline: January 3, 2021
Costs: the program is fully sponsored by IXA

We challenge students, researchers, startup founders and experts in science to come up with innovative solutions using the latest CERN technologies (focused on: AI/Machine Learning/Big Data).

*CERN will cover the expenses of local lodging and travel expenses with the maximum of 150 euros.
Food and beverage on location will be at the participants’ own expense.