Additive manufacturing startups are encouraged to apply for the Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator. A partnership with Techstars and global digital industrial Stanley Black & Decker, the accelerator aims to identify 10 additive manufacturing startups to come to Hartford, CT in Q3 2018.
This partnership will connect the Techstars worldwide network to Stanley Black & Decker’s breakthrough innovation ecosystem. The mentorship-driven accelerator program will connect entrepreneurs with additive manufacturers, who have the experience of delivering products at scale using 3D printing technologies.
The Stanley+Techstars Additive Manufacturing Accelerator focuses on additive manufacturing, which are technologies that build 3D objects by adding layer-upon-layer of material. The materials include plastic, metal, and concrete. Technologies range from 3D printing, rapid prototyping, generative design, tooling, direct digital manufacturing, layered manufacturing, and additive fabrication.
The accelerator is seeking companies with innovations in software, material, or hardware solutions.
Entrepreneurs accepted into the program will relocate to Hartford, CT for the program’s duration. Hartford is thriving with early-stage startups ranging from companies focused on science, technology and software solutions, B2B and small business services, marketing agencies, fitness and wellness providers, and medical device developers.