ATTRACT Pre-Acceleration  Programme


Online | June 27, 2024


The ATTRACT Pre-acceleration programme supports participants to refine to their business ideas, validate their assumptions, and in define of a strategic innovation radar, building a strong foundation before entering a more intensive acceleration programme.

For Whom

Teams of entrepreneurs, or intrapreneurs coming from tech startups (incorporated), and companies at an early-stage, ideation or concept stage (IRL 2-4*), of a business idea seeking to leverage commercial solutions based on AI and/or HPC, for any economic sector.


Refine your idea, validate your assumptions and position your business across the seven readiness levels.

Get guidance and feedback from a pool of mentors with expertise in business, funding and AI & HPC.

Enlarge your connections through meaningful networking opportunities with experts, and founders.

In the end of the pre-acceleration programme you will have defined a strategic innovation radar for your business idea.

Move forward and join ATTRACT Acceleration Programme to grow your business idea.

Who we are


We are the European Digital Innovation Hub for Artificial Intelligence and High-Performance Computing, gathering 25 partners that are in Portugal the most relevant organizations addressing AI & HPC.


We are skilled partners, coming from the academia, R&D centres, and sector associations. We are experts in AI & HPC, data science, deep-tech, digital transformation, innovation, entrepreneurship, training, and access to funding.

Join us


Incorporated company

  • Team with min. of 2 and max. of 5 members;
  • Innovative business idea using AI and/or HPC.


  • Participation is free of charge

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