Launched in 2015 by the Ministry of the Economy, and managed by Luxinnovation with the support of Technoport and the Luxembourg-City Incubator, Fit 4 Start has become the leading programme for launching and accelerating startups in Luxembourg.

Startups operate in the Digital/Data-Driven and HealthTech sectors are welcome to apply and join Luxembourg’s leading startup accelerator!

Online application:

Deadline: September 19, 2022 (12 pm CET)

Join Luxembourg’s leading startup accelerator!

Fit 4 Start targets digital/data-driven ventures with innovative technologies at the core of their business: the internet of things, blockchain, big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, cyber, telecom, open-source technology and/or emerging technologies.

A dedicated track offers places to healthtech startups.

In edition 13, the programme provides support for startups that combine the potential for commercial success with the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals and/or sustainable development in general.

Fit 4 Start provides entrepreneurs with intense coaching, attractive pre-seed funding and access to key networks.

Over 2,300 start-ups have applied to the previous editions of the programme. Over 130 Startups have been coached, a total amount of more than €10 million of equity-free funding has been distributed.

The call of Fit 4 Start#13 will open until 12 pm (CET) on 19th September, 2022.


Who can apply for Fit 4 Start?

  • All startups involved in Digital/Data-driven ventures with a core focus on sustainability
  • All startups involved in HealthTech ventures

【Benefits from Fit 4 Start】

  • Personalised coaching by startup experts
  • Up to EUR 150 000 in equity-free funding
  • Free access to co-working space in Luxembourg
  • Access to Luxembourg’s petascale High Performance Computer (HPC)
  • Valuable networking & financing opportunities in Luxembourg

To find out more about the programme, please visit


【Description of Sectors】

Digital/data-driven impact ventures

Targeted ventures typically operate in:

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


HealthTech ventures

Targeted ventures typically operate in:

  • Digital therapeutics
  • Digital diagnostics
  • Remote monitoring or care
  • Medical devices
  • In vitro diagnostics


【Preparation for the application】

  • An up-to-date video pitch of 1 minute max. (addressing Problem vs Solution, etc.) You will be asked to provide a link to this video.
  • Information on your value proposition, business model, target market(s) and competition.
  • Presentation of your team, relevant backgrounds and experience.
  • Different financial information and budget overview (in tabular form) on how you intend to use the funding within the scope of Fit 4 Start.

Here is the “5 tips for a good elevator pitch”


Note: The Application forms in “Download” section below are only for reference. Please go to to APPLY. Thank you.


【Fit 4 Start # 13 Programme Timeline】

Call for applications August 22 – September 19, 2022 (12 pm CET)
Announcement pre-selected startups September 30, 2022
Pitching sessions for pre-selected startups at Arch Summit October 26 & 27, 2022
Announcement selected startups October 27, 2022