Our society will even be more connected in the future. It will be full of technologies and applications that we can only dream of today. Do you have the potential to profoundly change the semiconductor and high tech manufacturing industry? We are looking for startups that want to play a role in this future and are planning to develop and manufacture these future high tech products. ASML is looking for startups with innovations that can move the needle in the following areas:
Semiconductor / Photonics / M(O)EMS
e.g. manufacturing processes and equipment, advanced packaging for (3D-)integrated circuits, design, inspection technologies
Data & IoT
e.g. cloud, mobile and IoT solutions for high tech manufacturing
Large area electronics
e.g. displays, PCB’s, photovoltaics, sensing systems, printed electronics.
High tech industrial manufacturing systems
e.g. robotics, 3D-printing, high precision mechatronics.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
Winner will receive:
Pilot contract with ASML (customized based on joint preferences)
Wildcard selection round HighTechXL business accelerator with 200 hours of hands on expert support from ASML specialists in engineering, IP and supply chain
Exclusive additional coaching & feedback from ASML experts
Access to ASML’s large network of suppliers and customers
Introduction to ASML’s New Business Development department to determine the route forward between ASML and your startup.
have a working prototype or demonstrator;
be able to realize a usable product or service in the next 2 years;
be able to pitch through video conferencing or face-to-face on the proposed date
The deadline for applications is January 9th. 10 finalists will be selected and invited for the finals on January 31st at ASML headquarters in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. The winner will be announced during the final pitch event!
FINAL PITCH EVENT
CAILABS secured a PILOT contract with ASML
13 startups were invited to ASML's headquarters for a day of 1-on-1 meetings with experts from different divisions. After 3 high tech battles, ASML selected CaiLabs for a pilot contract. CAILabs develops innovative photonic components that enable solutions in Telecom, Datacom and Laser Manufacturing. ASML also followed up with other startups to explore collaboration possibilities.What happened during the day