Such an opportunity is offered to innovators by the US State Department's Global Innovation Through Science and Technology (GIST) Program. As part of the "U.S. Business Incubation: Ukraine" Ukrainian startups will be able to commercialize their scientific and technical solutions and bring them to the market. Selected projects will also receive the highest quality experience of US startups through incubator programs, investor forums, competitions, and trainings.
The application deadline is August 4. Details and terms of participation are available on the official GIST website.
An online information session is also scheduled for potential participants, which will take place at 5:30 p.m. (Kyiv time) on July 21. Link to join.
The incubation program for Ukrainian startups will last 6 months. This program is a part of supporting Ukraine in the war with Russia. It will prepare Ukrainian entrepreneurs, in particular, for the post-war recovery of the country:
"We believe that innovation can change the world, even in the darkest of times. We believe in collaboration, giving Ukrainians the tools to build their own future and follow their own destiny. When the time of rebuilding comes, we will work to ensure that Ukrainian innovation is ready for success" - GIST said- «We are proud of our past work with dozens of startups and ecosystem organizations in Ukraine to support science and technology enterprises, and in response to the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, we pledge to continue this work to support the Ukrainian people".
It should be noticed that Ukrainian Future business incubator has the status of GIST Innovation Hub in Ukraine, and it was with the assistance of the US State Department Program "Global Innovations through Science and Technology" that we implemented a number of projects to support Ukrainian innovators, in particular, Startup Accelerator 2021 - an intensive educational program for startups with a ready-made MVP, developed and conducted in cooperation and according to GIST criteria.