Acceleration Zone

About program

The Acceleration Zone program provides young entrepreneurs from Gdańsk and the surrounding area with specialized knowledge, experience, and tools necessary for the development of their innovative business ideas. 

Through the acceleration program organized at the Gdańsk Science and Technology Park, we support startups at every stage of their development, from prototyping to the first successes in the market. We provide intensive mentoring, training, opportunities to establish contacts with potential investors and clients, as well as access to infrastructure and technological tools.

Startups are required to have an idea that fits the thematic areas of the program, regardless of the stage of development of the enterprise or whether the activity is formalized yet or not.

Why join Acceleration Zone program?

  1. No equity financial support
  2. Opportunity to pitch your idea to a live audience during our Demo Day
  3. Access to our Space4Makers prototyping lab for 3 months
  4. Group and one-on-one mentoring sessions with experienced professionals
  5. Support from the Gdańsk Science and Technology Park Incubator

We welcome all applications from the areas

LifeScience Path - strategic partner Polpharma Biologics

Life Science, Biotech, Digital Health, Bioeconomy, solutions improving the quality of life or health, and other IT/ICT solutions

You are not sure if your solution fits into the thematic issues? ASK US

Partnerzy | Patroni Ścieżki LifeScience

Maritime Industry Path - strategic partner PGZ Naval Shipyard

ship communication, navigation and technical security systems, electronics, armament technologies, systems and devices for vessels, innovative solutions for the Polish Navy and the shipbuilding industry, shipbuilding, robotics, automation and industry 4.0

You are not sure if your solution fits into the thematic issues? ASK US

Partnerzy | Patroni Ścieżki Przemysł Morski

Selection criteria

Selection of startups for the program (based on submitted applications):
  1. Conformity with the program's theme
  2. Attractiveness and feasibility of the idea
  3. Experience, competencies, and completeness of the team
  4. Maturity of the idea, its readiness for implementation
  5. Business model
Regulations PL >

Program phases

Why Us?

We are supporting startups since 2016

supported teams


PLN granted

So far we have worked with the industry:
Port of Gdańsk Authority, Port of Gdynia Authority, Northvolt Systems Poland, Polpharma Biologics, X-Kom, PZU Lab, Lotos Group, Orange, OT Logistics, and others.

Previous initiatives



Ask Us

Agata Marszołek

Wojciech Leonowicz

Startup Development Chief Specialist (58) 740 42 26 +48 601 993 611

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