Partner Incubator: Airbus BizLab

About Airbus BizLab:

Airbus 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 Airbus BizLab.

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Ecosystem: Toulouse
More information about Toulouse
Creation:  2015

Startups incubated:  15

Currently incubated:  5

Maturity stage:
#Proof of concept


Services included with the incubation


  • 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 project’s life.

Business services

  • Access on-demand to a large number of Airbus experts in various domains (technology, finance, marketing, etc.).
  • Specific sessions with lawyers for topics related to IP, funding raising etc.. 
    • one session per month as well as on demand sessions following startups needs.
  • 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.
  • Access to a prototyping area with 3d printers.