iMinds is an independent research institute founded by the Flemish government to stimulate ICT innovation. Additionally, iMinds offers programs to inspire, train and coach the next generation of ICT entrepreneurs in Flanders. The goal of iMinds’ Incubation and Entrepreneurship program is to bring ICT innovations to the market, either by helping to build successful high-tech ICT ventures or by driving innovation in industry partnerships.

The success and growth of many ICT businesses depends on their ability to act on a global scale. Many companies and innovation driven enterprises in their early stages need to generate international sales quickly because local markets generally offer limited growth potential. To support these companies even further, iMinds participates to the ACE program.

Jan Coppens

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StartUpEurope Hub provides a platform where innovative ICT start-ups can access support services to help their businesses grow. Support is available to help them throughout their development, from raising capital, accessing legal advice, through to moving into new international markets. The services provided on StartUpEurope Hub are implemented by different EU funded projects. Visit the portal at and find out what services are available..