Acceleration of the commercialization of promising deep tech projects

Deep Tech Hub builds a community of stakeholders in the research and entrepreneurship ecosystem whose primary goal is to accelerate the commercialization of promising deep tech projects developed through scientific research activities and was initiated by the Slovene Enterprise Fund.

The Deep Tech Hub program is designed to support deep tech projects based on scientific advances and cutting-edge engineering and business design to develop breakthrough solutions that address pressing societal problems.

Communities are formed:

  • Academic entrepreneurs & researchers and other deep tech project promoters;
  • Experienced business consultants and tech experts;
  • Domestic and international investors specializing in deep-tech ventures;
  • Specialized support environment organizations within universities and research centres.

The program aims to identify the best deep tech projects and accelerate their global commercialization. In doing so, we aim to contribute to creating products and services for the green and digital transition and creating new high-value-added jobs.

The Deep Tech Hub network of specialized entities provides comprehensive support through a series of activities:

  • A program to map promising deep tech projects within R&D organizations and companies and build deep tech communities.
  • Active promotion of deep tech entrepreneurs and projects.
  • Creating promotional and educational video content on deep tech entrepreneurship.
  • Organizing conferences on deep tech entrepreneurship.
  • Conducting educational and promotional events for the commercialization of deep tech projects.
  • Provide individual advice and support to deep tech project promoters.
  • Connecting deep tech projects with investors and strategic partners.

If you are developing a deep tech project, join us now! It’s all about science-based projects that combine cutting-edge engineering and business design to create breakthrough solutions that address pressing societal problems!


Why join the community? Here are just some of the benefits you can expect:

  • Advice on MVP, IP protection, bringing innovation to market and market research.
  • Access to a wide range of experts to help you develop your project.
  • Networking with other ecosystem stakeholders.
  • Access to exclusive funding and grant programs designed specifically for deep tech projects.

Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity and become part of the Deep Tech Hub community today. Registration and all services within the program are free, so hurry up and apply.


Services are provided by a network of specialized support environment entities. We would like to highlight the following:

  • Ljubljana University Incubator
  • Venture Factory, a business incubator of the University of Maribor
  • Primorska Technology Park
  • Ljubljana Technology Park
  • Katapult

The Deep Tech Hub program is promoted by the national initiative Start:up Slovenia.


Content support for recipients of P2, SK75 or SI-SK financial products under the “de minimis” scheme is co-financed from the Slovene Enterprise Fund and the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund. This is implemented on the basis of the Content Support for Funds Recipients (SMEs) Programme in the 2018-2023 period, under the Operational Programme for the Implementation of the European Cohesion Policy 2014-2020.