StarFab Accelerator has partnered with e27’s TOP100 programme, created to empower insights, connections, talent, and funding opportunities for early-stage tech startups in Asia Pacific.
StarFab, which accelerates smart solutions to drive innovation, runs a series of programmes designed to bridge the gap between corporates and startups. World-class mentors participating in the programmes include Delta Electronics, Advantech, Chunghwa and more.
The new program will target startups focusing on Healthcare, Agriculture, Manufacturing, AR/VR, IoT, Finance, Big Data, Transportation or Energy, that are already utilizing or keen to utilize AI and/or Robotics as a core product or service application.
From the TOP100 qualified applicants, StarFab will select 5 startups, who will receive through the Taiwan AI x Robotics Accelerator (TAIRA) hich will offer:
- Extensive product development and testing support
Work from Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) for software and hardware resources, to accelerate the launch of a market-ready product. This also includes free accommodation and co-working space use.
- A committed US$100,000 grant from the Taiwan Government
STSP has also committed to provide equity-free funding for each participating startup to kickstart global expansion and grow operations.
- Connections to tap into local market access opportunities
Through STSP’s local network, startups will be introduced to an array of local ecosystem powerhouses, such as Himax, IBM, Microsoft, NVIDIA, UMC and speed up access to hundreds of enterprise clients.