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Bilbao Campus Experience

Bilbao Campus Experience, the entrepreneurship programme designed for startups as post-accelerator to serve as your gateway to the Basque Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, extending your reach into the Spanish and European markets. The programme will take place in the heart of Bilbao, at the BAT | B Accelerator Tower.


Introducing the Bilbao Campus Experience, an immersive entrepreneurship programme meticulously crafted as post-accelerator to catapult startups into the heart of the Basque Entrepreneurship Ecosystem. This unique initiative offers a transformative journey with three-week onsite immersion at the BAT | B Accelerator Tower in Bilbao, Spain.

Designed for agrifood entrepreneurs across our verticals, the program unlocks access to Spanish and European markets. With only 20% of the curriculum dedicated to group sessions in Bilbao, participants will benefit from an individual journey crafted around their specific needs, with direct interaction with potential providers, customers, investors, and industry leaders.

PROGRAMME CONTENT: What will you do?

  • Immersive Agenda: Spend 3-4 weeks in Bilbao at B Acceleration Tower (BAT) and connect from there with leading companies in the sector linked to your value chain and growth needs.
  • Targeted Training Sessions: Identify and tackle individual and collective challenges through targeted training, finding effective solutions to meet your needs.
  • Conferences and Networking: Engage with leading other entrepreneurs and key stakeholders in the agrifood sector to expand your company potential in the Basque, Spanish and European ecosystem

BENEFITS: What will you get?

  • Immersive Experience: Immerse yourself in the dynamic and innovative Basque entrepreneurial ecosystem, known for its unique and effective innovation models and its welcome structures for softlanding. The ecosystem is famous for: food & gastronomy and nutrition, industry, engineering and robotics, or digital economy.
  • Tailored Assistance: Receive personalized support to address specific post-incubation and acceleration challenges, enhancing your readiness for market entry and growth.
  • Expert Participation: Meet and engage with industry influencers who will mentor you and help you navigate the market.
  • Problem-Solving Focus: The programme emphasizes solving individual problems or urgent issues identified by startups, fostering practical and actionable solutions.
  • Selective Cohort: Join a selective cohort of the best agrifood startups, part of a network with over 5,000 startups.
  • Community Building: Find mutual support, exchange knowledge, share experiences, and collaborate on common challenges, fostering a collaborative environment for collective success.
  • Financial Support: Receive up to €3,000 in accommodation and travel support per startup, making the programme more accessible.

APPLICATION: How can you participate?

All alumni of our entrepreneurship programmes (Seedbed, FAN, EWA and Test Farms) are considered as applicants. A panel of international and local jurors will select 10 startups from different agrifood verticals and various scales—international, national, and local.

To apply, please complete the simple application form by the deadline: July 15th to September 15th.


For any questions, please reach out to us at We will respond to you as soon as possible!

Project lead

Begon âa Perez Villarreal2 1
Begoña Pérez-Villarreal EIT Food South

Regional Director – EIT Food South

Amparo San Jose02
Amparo de San José EIT Food South

Regional Business Creation Portfolio Manager

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