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PARSEC Accelerator – Two extra weeks for Open Call 1!


Season’s Greetings come with a gift!  The deadline to apply for the PARSEC Open Call 1 is extended to the 3rd January 2020, 17:00 CET!

PARSEC Accelerator is looking for the 100 most competent SMEs, start-ups and aspiring founders keen to develop Earth Observation-based innovations for the Food, Energy or Environment sectors.

And if you are one of the winners?

Winners of this Open Call will get access to €10.000 equity-free funding and business support services. It is worth noting that they will also have the opportunity to compete for up to €50.000 and further support in the second Open Call and have a chance for their solutions to enter the market.

The application process is very quick and simple!

All you need to do is prepare a 3-minute video where you show:

  • Yourself and your experience
  • Your idea for innovation on Food, Energy or Environment
  • The way in which your idea addresses the issues or needs of the sector(s)

You can find tips on how to make the video here.  Read carefully the Guide for Applicants and apply here.

Applicants will be invited to evaluate other teams and their applications through a platform-based online peer to peer process, during January 2020.

Being among the 100 winners could be a great gift for yourself and your company for 2020!

For more information you can visit the PARSEC website and read the FAQs. You can also watch the PARSEC info webinar.

If you still have questions feel free to contact the PARSEC info team, even during the holiday season, at


About the PARSEC Accelerator

The PARSEC Accelerator will offer €2.5 Million in equity-free funding alongside coaching, training and market entry support to SMEs, start-ups and aspiring founders who want to create their own business. PARSEC is a two-stage business accelerator supporting the creation of new Earth Observation (EO) based products and services focusing on the food, energy and environment sectors. Each of the stages can be accessed by participating in the PARSEC Accelerator Open Call. Successful applicants can expect to receive up to €60.000 in equity-free funding (per organisation): €10.000 at the first stage after Open Call 1, and up to €50.000 at the second stage after Open Call 2 with business support services in both stages.

For more information visit the website: www.parsec-accelerator.eu