HEMI launches a new partnership with Music Tech Europe Academy

HEMI partners supports Music Tech Europe Academy the new, hybrid training scheme for music technology innovators, entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs across Europe.

The new edition of Music Tech Europe Academy, a 7-month acceleration program addressing 10 European music tech startups, and developed in the framework of Music Moves Europe in 2021 is launching a new Call for Applications.

Music Tech Europe Academy aims at developing the ecosystem of music-tech innovators in Europe and creating a level playing field between tech-savvy entrepreneurs, artists, tech companies and the music industry, encouraging cooperative innovation efforts for the future music ecosystem.

The added value of the Consortium that promotes MTE Academy lies in the diversity and uniqueness of the partners, united however in the common goal of strengthening the music tech sector in Europe, facilitating access to funding, supporting technological development in line with needs and interests of market players, and supporting the talents of innovation through a path based on collaboration — as well as maintaining a logic of sustainability and social responsibility.

Over the 7-months period of acceleration, startups will have access to a hybrid and flexible mentorship program with top level experts in music, technology, finance and entrepreneurship, IRL meetups and networking opportunities during industry events, investment pitch sessions, and a vibrant community of digital innovators and music professionals.

MTE Academy kick-off meeting will take place during the 9th edition of Linecheck Music Meeting and Festival, where the selected startups will have the unique opportunity to participate in the festival’s events, engage in networking opportunities, and take part in panels, workshops and showcases focused on the music and music-tech industries. This immersive experience will allow them to connect with international industry professionals, gain valuable insights, and showcase their own innovative contributions to different music stakeholders.

MTE Academy is addressed to European startups and SMEs (already established as companies) as well as non-formal initiatives and projects (pre-company stage), but with a defined Proof of Concept, who adopts innovative technologies to provide business and artistic solutions for the music sector.

The Call for Applications opens today September 6th and the applications deadline is 12 October 2023.

Applications procedure, info and full program available at musictecheuropeacademy.eu

MTE Academy is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of The European Union and it is coordinated by Music Innovation Hub (Italy), in partnership with Media Deals (Germany), Technoport (Luxemburg), MESO Events (Greece) and Barcelona Music Tech Hub (Spain) and is supported by Music AllyOrfiumHEMI – Hub for the Exchange of Music InnovationLIFT99 and INNOVATHENS Technopolis City of Athens.