Le Gouvernement du Grand-Duché du Luxembourg
Fit 4 Start - Leading startup accelerator
For high-potential digital business ventures

Launch your startup in Luxembourg -
Get ready for the European market

With its central location and multicultural population, Luxembourg can be leveraged by startups as an ideal test market to develop concepts and explore new products and services. Startups in Luxembourg have automatically an international focus – from day 1.

Fit 4 Start provides entrepreneurs with intensive coaching, attractive equity-free funding and access to key networks that help them succeed with launching their business venture and scaling it on the European market.

€150,000 to boost your startup

Fit 4 Start combines a group approach with personalised coaching adapted to each startup.

To enter the market and get off to a strong start, startups need quality support that is relevant to their stage of development. This is exactly what Fit 4 Start offers thanks to the experience of its international coaches.

Through our coaching sessions, startups learn all the necessary component to put together a concrete business plan, assess the viability of their company, and identify the right business partners.

Digital, tech-driven and data-driven at heart

The startup accelerator targets digital/data-driven venture with innovative technologies at the core of their business: the internet of things, blockchain, big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, cyber, telecom, open-source technology and/or emerging technologies.
Dedicated tracks offer places to:

  •  healthtech startups active in fields such as digital therapeutics, digital diagnostics, digital care, medical devices and in vitro diagnostics
  • space startups active in fields such as Telecom, Earth Observation, Navigation, Space Safety, Applications using space-borne data and space infrastructures for the benefit of other sectors

Overall, we are looking for innovative and sustainable ventures whose business integrates dimensions related to one or several of the three main pillars of sustainability, namely people, planet and prosperity. The 14th edition of the programme will provide the right tools and support to maximise the startups chances for commercial success in and out of Luxembourg.

You provide the vision – we provide support for business success.

Fit 4 Start in a nutshell

Intense period
 of expert coaching 
Free access 
to co-working space 
networking opportunities
Up to €150,000
 in equity-free funding 
Access to HPC
Luxembourg’s high performance computer

The grant, offered by the Ministry of the Economy, is divided into 3 tranches (2 instalments and the final balance): A first instalment payment of €50,000, a second instalment payment of €80,000 and a final balance of €20,000. For further information on the grant access and conditions, please consult the Application and Programme guidelines.

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