Commercialization Reactor’s Startup Creation Methodology

Imagine shifting your career path to doing something truly meaningful that can change the world ✨ That is possible – you can commercialize a technology and turn it into a product of your dreams💫 Create your deep-tech startup with world-class scientists and we will guide you in this journey! 🏆 “IGNITION QUALIFIERS” is the 1st part of the “Creation-to-Capital Cycle” program, designed by Commercialization Reactor, recognized and awarded by EIT Deep Tech Talent Initiative in 2023 as the Best Deep Tech partner training program 🏆

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Course Presentation

If you are wannabe deep-tech entrepreneur, this award-winning course* is designed specially for you.

The next round of the 1st part – “Ignition Qualifiers” – starts on May 29th. Don’t miss the chance to start your deep-tech journey with Commercialization Reactor!
Special price 99 EUR is valid till 28.05.2024 (normal price is 300 EUR). Register now!

*This program is awarded by EIT Deep Tech Talent Initiative in 2023 as the Best Deep-Tech Partner Training Program. 

NB! “Ignition Qualifiers” course is designed for wannabe deep-tech entrepreneurs.
For scientists we have another course – “Commercialization Dive”. If you are a scientist thinking about commercialization of your research outcomes please follow this link: 

Attending Ignition Qualifiers training course you will get:
– 5 contact sessions (10 hours in total).
– International speakers, world-class specialists in deep-tech entrepreneurship.
– Real deep-tech case studies.
– Practical workshops and home tasks.
– Ticket to the Ignition Event, where you can meet pre-selected scientists and create a deep-tech startup together.

Commercialization Reactors’ “Startup Creation Engine” is an educational, transformational and fusion process platform for scientific and entrepreneurial talent. Process that is designed to cross both worlds into mutualistic symbiotic relationships by forming Deep-Tech Startup together and utilising each others strongest sides.

For the past years the educational-transformational process of Commercialization Reactor has created opportunity for thousands of people getting exposed to Deep Tech Startup creation culture catalysing creation of over 145 Startup Teams from which 65+ are currently invested and evolving. This is a result of the special process designed, educated and trained by specialists, experienced entrepreneurs and investors.

The process involves:
1. (5 weeks) Educational Program 1. Aimed for letting talent explore the domain of Deep Tech Startup creation for both: Scientific and Entrepreneurial talent.

2. (2 days) Matchmaking. Creation. Learning. Workshops. Aimed to catalyse creation of startups teams between Scientific and Entrepreneurial talent.

3. (8 weeks) Educational Program 2. Aimed for Boosting teams into investment-readiness through a special educational and training program.
The program is as guide on principles and strategies around morphing the “science-based TRL stage 4 initiative” into business overcoming TRL stage 9.

Breakdown of the Processes (1-3):

1. “Cutting Edge Entrepreneurship Program”, which is subdivided into further 2 targeted groups for:

A. Scientific-minded people through “Commercialization Dive” course, describing various types and cycles of Deep-Tech startup formation as well as educating the Scientific talent on ways how to commercialize their scientific achievements.

B. Entrepreneurial-minded people through “Ignition Qualifiers” course that is explaining how regardless of the speciality of the background (does not have to be academic) through business leadership to make your venture successful.

The Aim: to trigger positive paradigm shift by introducing talent to “A-Z Specifics of Deep-Tech Startup Creation Process & Lifecycle” from a perspective of experienced Deep-Tech startup founders, educators and specialists from venture capital, industry, academia, entrepreneurship.

Apart from being program lead by experienced entrepreneurs, globally acknowledged specialists in business development as well as inviting acknowledged business schools of different regions to contribute for delivery of the best program –
the “Cutting Edge Entrepreneurship” program’s cycles also act Qualification for “Ignition Event” and “Founder’s Dive”.

2. “Ignition Event” – being a 2-day event, where pre-validated scientists pitch their Scientific achievements in order to attract pre-qualified ambitious entrepreneurial-minded individuals who are searching for their next big business challenge

3. “Founders’ Dive”. The special 8-week training and education program to subsequently support startups become ready for pre-seed investment. It allows scientists and entrepreneurs to engage in formal business development under close supervision and program execution, receiving their first investment within 3 months from dedicated Investment Funds.

The amount of hours dedicated for training and homework is indicated in the attached table.
IQ – Ignition Qualifiers.
ENT – Entrepreneurs
CD – Commercialization Dive
SCI – Scientists
IE – Ignition Event
FD – Founders’ Dive

Course details



Deep tech fields

Advanced Computing / Quantum Computing
Advanced Manufacturing
Advanced Materials
Aerospace | Automotive & Remote Sensing
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (including Big Data)
Biotechnology & Life Sciences
Communications & Networks | 5G
Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Electronics & Photonics
Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Deep Tech
Sustainable Energy & Clean Technologies
Virtual Reality | Augmented Reality | Metaverse


Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

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Certificate provided


Skills addressed

Entrepreneurship, Fundraising, Team building, Technology Transfer, Science Valorisation, Creativity in Application Funding, TRL development planing, Industrial pilot development

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Target group

Postgraduate-level learners

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Commercialization Reactor

Commercialization Reactor (CR) is an international full-cycle deep-tech and science commercialization platform.

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