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Acceleration programme

The "City to Sea" programme aims to promote the development of innovative and sustainable solutions. Participants will work in two thematic areas - mobility and water innovations. Teams and start-ups with any idea to solve mobility and water challenges are invited to participate!

About the programme

Participants will work in two thematic areas - mobility and water innovations. Urban mobility emphasizes convenient, affordable and environmentally friendly movement in cities. All the while, the water innovations focus on environmental protection, digital transformation of ports, food supply chains and other thematic areas of the blue economy.

Benefits of program participants

  • Individual mentoring sessions and expert consultations
  • Individual support portfolio for prototyping up to 12 000 EUR*
  • Support for solution deployment in real-life environments
  • High-level lectures, practical seminars and workshops

*Not intended to cover travel and living expenses.


The programme offers three levels of support:

  1. Capacity promotion - promoting knowledge and skills for business development.
  2. Prototyping - creating and improving solution prototypes under the guidance of experts and professionals;
  3. Testing - deployment of the developed prototypes within a real-life environment in Latvia (e.g., the City of Riga, facilities of the Riga Technical University etc.).

Who can apply

  • Teams of individuals and start-ups (established enterprises);
  • The solution addresses one of the accelerator's challenges.
  • Team with intention to prototype and deploy solutions in Latvia;
  • Fluency in English.
  • The minimum number of participants in the team is 2. The maximum number of team members is 6.

The City To Sea Accelerator is launched!

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