BizLab is a global aerospace business accelerator where startups and Airbus
intrapreneurs speed up the transformation of innovative ideas into valuable
businesses. The Airbus BizLab has developed a “hybrid” concept to closely
collaborate with startups while allowing smaller organizations to better
understand needs and ways of working of large groups.
Airbus BizLab offers to early-stage
selected projects wide-ranging support in the form of a 6 month acceleration
program. Startups have access to a large number of Airbus coaches, experts and
mentors in various domains, free hosting, and a Demo Day with Airbus decision
makers, venture capitalists, Airbus customers and partners.
The first Airbus BizLab opened on
9th of March 2015 in Toulouse. The next centre opened in Hamburg in September
followed by Bangalore, creating an international network of AirbusBizLab.
The weekly project coaching is the basis
of the acceleration program. It is highly recommended for projects and
coaches to meet at least one a week to keep the project under pressure
thanks to short-term actions target.
These weeklies are also
essential for coaches to monitor the project as close as possible and
being involved in most of the important decisions, and take part of the
Access on-demand to a large
number of Airbus experts in various domains (technology, finance,
sessions with lawyers for topics related to IP, funding raising etc..
one session per month as well as on demand sessions following
Sedicated mentors, as Senior
Top Manager/ Successful entrepreneur, will be the instrument for personal
and professional development for BizLabers, thanks to knowledge transfer,
networking and counseling.