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Fit 4 Start
Luxembourg's leading startup acceleration programme



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Pitch your startup
and receive up to €150,000! 

Are you looking to take your startup to the next level? Are you an innovative startup from the ICT or Space sector? Then Fit 4 Start could be the perfect programme for you.




Intense period of coaching
by lean startup experts


Up to €150,000
in financial aid


Free access
to co-working space


Valuable networking opportunities
in Luxembourg

Why Fit 4 Start

Fit 4 Start is an acceleration programme dedicated to high potential startups.


Applications since the creation of the programme


Startups coached so far

0+ millions

invested in our sessions


Countries represented

Join Luxembourg’s startup pitching competition 

If you are an innovative startup from the ICT, the Space or the HealthTech sector seeking to scale your business, Fit 4 Start is the right programme for you. Please note that the next call-for-application will be exclusively for Space & ICT startups.



Our ICT welcomes startups that use information technology ( IOT, Blockchain, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics, High Performance Computing, Cybersecurity, Open Source Technology)
at the core of their business. Domains include but are not limited to:

  • Automotive & Smart Mobility
  • Logistics & Supply chains
  • CleanTech, EcoTech & Energy
  • FinTech & RegTech
  • Industry 4.0 & Manufacturing


Our Space vertical welcomes startups that use space technology at the core of their business. Domains include but are not limited to:

  • SatCom
  • Earth Observation
  • Navigation
  • Space Resources
  • Space Security
  • Space Cybersecurity
  • Science



"The Fit 4 Start acceleration programme is a key event in the agenda of Luxembourg’s strong startup ecosystem. We are committed to support young innovative companies and to accompany them on the road to success and in global expansion. The technology focus of startups fits perfectly with the strategic agenda and the promising business opportunities in Luxembourg, that has established itself as a top innovative country."


Franz Fayot

Franz Fayot
Minister of the Economy

“Due to the Covid-19 crisis, markets will change. At Fit 4 Start, we have learned to validate our assumptions. We will continue to apply this formula in order to ensure that we will quickly adapt to the needs of our customers.”


Esteban Bayro-Kaiser
Esteban Bayro-Kaiser

“Our coaches and expert sessions really helped us build the foundation to properly raise capital, which was one of our main goals.”

Matias Shulz

Matias Shulz

With regard to Covid-19, Fit 4 Start accelerated our set-up and gave us the business skills, as well as the confidence we need now during this time."

Charlotte Wirion

Charlotte Wirion

“The success of the programme is based on four key factors: an optimal environment, a highly qualified jury, a very responsive ecosystem and the confirmed support of the Ministry of the Economy.”

Sasha Baillie

Sasha Baillie
CEO, Luxinnovation

Programme partners

Initiated and managed by
Ministère de l'économie du Luxembourg
with support from
Luxembourg City Incubator
Luxembourg Space agency