• Location: Europe, Russia, Moscow
  • Timing of Applications: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Focus: Agnostic
  • Vertical: Agnostic


The largest corporate accelerator in Russia and Eastern Europe that bridges startups seeking customers for their products with corporations ready to follow the “open innovations” model.

During the acceleration program, teams have an opportunity to elaborate their product, test a business model and prepare themselves for global markets entry in a short space of time.

Intensive corporate accelerator programs consist of industrial and business units, during which Russian and foreign experts carry out their lectures, training, and master classes. In addition, visits to industrial partners’ production facilities, international probations, special training on key issues of technological business development are held during accelerators.

Mentors and experts are specialists and top managers of corporate partners and development institutes.

At the end of each accelerator, a Demo Day is held where start-ups demonstrate their work results to experts. The decision on the format of further work with the project is made after presentation with final results of piloting the product with the corporation.


Open Applications:

ChelPipe Group & GenerationS

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020

ChelPipe Group, a major player in the Russian metallurgical cluster and one of the largest domestic producers of tubular products, is looking for Innovative Projects for the Pipe Industry!

In order to maintain the pace of innovative development, Chelpipe Group launches the Corporate Accelerator – a program for the fast-track development of technological startup for the purpose of the following implementation into Chelpipe’s facilities or potential investments. The program is powered by GenerationS. More Info



Closed Applications:

Accelerator Ilim & GenerationS

Application closed. Take a chance to develop your product with one of the leaders in pulp and paper industry. We are looking for startups at R&D or higher stages that create new forest products like cellulose-based materials for other industries, next-generation bioproducts, innovative paper and packaging solutions; discover new and better sources of raw materials (fiber); offer new ways of adding value across the value chain through digitalization and much more. More Info

Accelerator Michelin & GenerationS

Application closed. Join Michelin family to help drivers to get the experience of safe, comfort and smart driving. More Info

Accelerator Alrosa & GenerationS

Application closed. Launch a pilot project together with a diamond-mining industry leader! More info

Accelerator VTB & GenerationS

Applications closed. An opportunity for fintech startups to use expert assistance to finalize their projects, launch pilots and commercial deals with VTB group, the largest one in Russia, and gain visibility among potential investors. Focus: fintech, insurtech. More Info

Accelerator Ferring Pharmaceuticals & GenerationS

Applications closed. Swiss biopharmaceutical company Ferring Pharmaceuticals and GenerationS corporate accelerator launch a program aimed at attracting startups in reproductive medicine and fertility. Best teams will get access to Ferring’s laboratories around the world and a chance to win grants for project development. Startups that fit the criteria of being at pre-clinical research or MVP-stage in reproductive health and fertility are invited to take part in the selection. Focus areas include development of new peptides, new delivery systems, genetics and genomics, as well as new diagnostic instruments and big data solutions.

Apply now:

Accelerator ENEL & GenerationS

Applications closed. ENEL and GenerationS call for the start-ups in renewable energy, thermal generation and sustainable development

Enel is a multinational energy company and one of the world’s leading integrated electricity and gas operators. Best teams will get a paid pilot with Enel Group, mentor support from Enel and GenerationS, a chance to present the product to Enel’s top management and scale up to international markets.

Get more information and submit application till September 10, 2019 

Closed Programs:

Accelerator Unilever & GenerationS

Launched on 20th of May, 11 projects selected for the Acceleration program:

PepsiCo & GenerationS

Applications closed. 

PepsiCo and GenerationS are looking for startups with solutions in personalized content experiences and Big Data!
We are seeking startups from Russia and CIS countries in Big Data and related fields to develop joint projects.

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Accelerator STCL & GenerationS

Applications closed. 

STLC, Russia’s major leasing company, launches the corporate accelerator for innovative projects in the transportation sector based on GenerationS, which is a platform for the development of corporate acceleration from RVC. The best projects will participate in 3-month the acceleration program and will be able to launch pilot projects in partnership with the major transportation sector companies as well as InfoWatch Group of Companies and VEB.RF. Participation is free of any charges.