FOCUS by Usine IO

Hardware and industrial startups accelerator

 
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FOCUS by Usine IO mixes the best for the development of an hardware or industrial startups

Organization

 
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Program benefits

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The program

FOCUS' first batch was dedicated to autonomous and connected vehicles, the second to Industry 4.0. Technical and business expertise will be provided by our teams in collaboration with our academic and industrial partners in AI, automotive and equipment. Our goal is to leverage our mix of tech and business expertise to bring the startup a first commercial deployment at a pilot scale.

Length

Four months @Station F and @Usine IO.

Simplified process to get a Visa

All you need is here : http://www.welcometofrance.com/en/you-are-coming-to-run-a-company-in-france

Target

Mostly internationally-based startups but also open to startups based in Paris/France. Two-person team minimum including at least one technical profile (e.g. embedded systems expert, mechanical engineer, AI Phd, etc).

Perks, support and guidance

4 technical meetings per months with our internal team of experts in the following fields:

2 business meetings per month, including

Access to dedicated experimental zones in Paris, including fully-equipped prototyping workshops
Up to 3 dedicated spots in Paris at STATION F, the world’s largest startup incubator