Apply now: Heraeus launches new Accelerator Program 2021

Hanau, June 30, 2021 - Heraeus, a leading technology group, today announced the start of applications for its new Accelerator Program. The company is looking for new ideas and technologies for the semiconductor market as well as for the precious metals sector in 2021. Start-ups can apply now. Heraeus will select the most promising cooperation ideas from all applications, which will then be tested in joint projects.

Focus precious metals

Precious metals have become an indispensable part of everyday life due to their unique properties. Due to their corrosion resistance and good electrical and thermal conductivity, precious metals are used in a wide range of industries and products. For its Accelerator Program 2021, Heraeus is looking for start-ups that develop innovative solutions for new materials, production processes and recycling of precious metals or research solutions and products for catalysts, the hydrogen economy and surface treatment.

Focus semiconductor industry

Today's electronic devices must deliver more functionality with more computing power and higher speed. Module complexity is increasing while devices are getting smaller. For the Heraeus Accelerator 2021, Heraeus is looking for startups that develop solutions and products for advanced packaging for 5G technologies, System in Package (SiP) and mini or micro LEDs, as well as start-ups working on new solder alloys, solutions for laser welding or molding compounds.

About the Heraeus Accelerator

The Heraeus Accelerator was launched in 2019 and offers start-ups the opportunity to further develop and market their ideas and products with Heraeus. For this purpose, the start-ups have access to research laboratories, test equipment and the extensive customer and partner network of Heraeus. The goal of the Heraeus Accelerator is to build long-term collaborations with the participating startups. At the same time, the program offers support for challenges outside the cooperation project.

More information about the Heraeus Accelerator and the application form can be found on the Heraeus Accelerator landingpage .