L’École Polytechnique de Tunisie (EPT) and Wiki Startup are joining forces to launch the EPT Startup Incubator, a Hub at the service of EPT students whose mission is to introduce them to entrepreneurship and to support them in develop ideas for innovative projects. Via its large Alumni network, EPT provides these young people with a large network of professionals as well as direct access to startups and SMEs likely to help them in their entrepreneurial journey.
The role of the EPT Startup Incubator will be to assist young idea carriers in structuring,improving and managing their projects, training their teams, connecting and networking with the entrepreneurial ecosystem by providing workspace,mentorship,expertise and access to investors . Students will benefit from training and learning complementary to their academic career.
- Wiki Startup, considered as an important player in the Tunisian entrepreneurial ecosystem, is a key partner in this project. Indeed, the 1st private incubator in Tunisia will be happy to closely support L'École Polytecnique de Tunisie in the structuring of the incubation program, to make its know-how available to facilitate the success of incubated projects and to give them access. to its portfolio of Startups or any structure that can help them move forward.
- Fablab EPT is a platform of tools, machines and processes allowing the design and manufacture of prototypes as well as proof of concept in order to help young entrepreneurs for realistic validation of their ideas. Space is available at L'École Polytecnique de Tunisie with access to multiple machine tools, 3D printing and soon a high power laser cutting machine. Digital simulation and design tools are also made available to young entrepreneurs.
Wiki Startup fosters the creation of innovative startups by providing a complete innovation oriented ecosystem and by facilitating their access to expertise, specific business development tools, fundings and crucial connexions to an international professional network enabling rapid growth.