Deep Tech

Want to start your own business, but lack the idea? Come to the Ignition Event! The Commercialization Reactor’s 19th Ignition Event matches scientific ingenuity with entrepreneurial spirit to create new start-ups on the spot.

& Start your own business

Ignition Event

Ignition Event is a unique matchmaking event for ambitious entrepreneurs and world-class scientific teams to launch their deep-tech startups.

We bring the worlds of entrepreneurship and science together to enable startup creation based on Commercialization Reactor’s validated Science Commercialization Methodology.

The entrepreneurs become the business leaders and scientists keep building the scientific excellence and core value of the newly formed venture.


Upon successful incubation, after the Ignition event future startups receive free pre-acceleration support from Commercialization Reactor and become eligible for the acceleration program, with up to 50,000 EUR of pre-seed investment and possibility to obtain a follow up seed investment of 250,000 EUR.


The event is part of the annual Deep Tech Atelier, which is a practical conference and workshop that brings together the deep-tech industry, and is organized by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia.

Who can

– Existing entrepreneurs;
– Wannabe entrepreneurs, with interest in deep-tech startups;
– Managers, who wish to start their entrepreneurial path;
– ALUMNI of business-related programs.