A total of 524 startups have applied to the third edition of Bind 4.0’s acceleration program, around 36% more than last year. They come from 63 different countries, with Spain, India, USA, Israel, UK and Germany holding the largest representations.

The selected startups will be hired by one of the 40 partners of the program, in up to €150,000 projects related to Industry 4.0, smart energy and health tech. They will also be mentored during 24 weeks and have access to software and other facilities from the four technology partners: Amazon, Microsoft, Siemens and Google.