The acceleration program
Our acceleration program is based on the lean startup methodology and articulated around 3 pillars :
- Customer desirability (market study & benchmark, value proposition, customer experimentation…)
- Solution feasibility (proof of concept, product functionalities definition, MVP…)
- Business viability (business model, risk assesment, cost benefit analysis…)
The 6 month acceleration program are segmented into 3 loops where startups build the MVP, test it and based on customers feedbacks pivote or continue.
At the end of each loop concrete deliverables are expected.
Our extended ecosystem
Taking benefits from this exchanges, the BizLab has forged strong links with privileges partners such as Microsoft Ventures, I-Lab, Orange Fab, Club Open Innovation, The Bridge by Coca-Cola, Beta-I …
This extended network will allow our startups & intrapreneurs to take advantage of startup program exchanges, mentoring sessions and on-demand expertises. On top of that, startups will be able to develop new uses cases outside of the aeronautical industry.
The coach works closely with the startups, he co-designs the acceleration plan with the BizLabers. He monitors the acceleration plan by structuring ideas of project owners, challenging the idea owner about his/her future position of business leader/manager, providing solutions/foster new ways of doing, drumbeating projects progress and team motivation
In his role, the coach will have to take on a neutral approach. Coach listens and provides BizLabers with links of thoughts that enable him to make decisions about current environment.
On-demand, the 150 Airbus experts will provide technical and business advices in their respective domains.
The mentors, as Senior Top Manager/ Successful entrepreneur, will be the instrument for personal and professional development for BizLabers. Thanks to knowledge transfer, networking and counselling.
to apply ?
Each campus will launch two call for projects per year, there are not limited to startups working already within the aeronautic industry but to any innovation concept which can be applicable for our market.
For internal selection, after a quite selective process, the Airbus Corporate Innovation jury will select the most promising ideas to integrate the BizLab.
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