INNOVATION
ACADEMY

The world's leading entrepreneurship summer programs for students

TOP TALENTS

Brightest minds from global universities

INTERDISCIPLINARY

5-member teams of different disciplines

INTERCULTURAL

Participants from 75+ nationalities

TOP EXPERIENCE

Silicon Valley mentors and speakers

INNOVATIVE

Experiential learning tools and methods

3 weeks at the location

Brief Overview of the Program

Ideation & Team Formation

The first week is developed together with faculty from UC Berkeley. The goal for the students is to form multidisciplinary international teams and validate the next 10 billion dollar idea.

WEEK 1

Ideation & Team Formation

The first week is developed together with faculty from UC Berkeley. The goal for the students is to form multidisciplinary international teams and validate the next 10 billion dollar idea.

WEEK 1

Prototype & Marketing Plan

Second week is developed with partners from Google. The goal for the students is to design and launch the product as well as map go-to-market strategy.

WEEK 2

Prototype & Marketing Plan

Second week is developed with partners from Google. The goal for the students is to design and launch the product as well as map go-to-market strategy.

WEEK 2

Launch & Pitching

Third week is all about acquiring first 1000 users and pitching to a panel of Silicon Valley VC-s. The panel is led by our partner from Stanford University.

WEEK 3

Launch & Pitching

Third week is all about acquiring first 1000 users and pitching to a panel of Silicon Valley VC-s. The panel is led by our partner from Stanford University.

WEEK 3

Example Collaboration Models for Universities

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STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM

We’ve hosted U.C. Berkeley’s largest summer abroad program for the past five years.

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PART OF YOUR CURRICULUM

Virginia Commonwealth University has integrated our program to their official Master of Product Innovation program.

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AN AWARD TO TOP STUDENTS

Winners of the Adolfo Ibanez University entrepreneurship competition join our program to really scale their existing startup ideas.

In 2018 more than:

1300
Participants
210
Universities
15000
Alumni
200
Mentors & Speakers
85
Nationalities

OUR ACADEMIC PARTNERS

Innovation Academy programs are accredited in many universities and academically recognized as a subject of the Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. Full list of universities where our faculty and students are from:

WHAT MAKES

OUR PROGRAMS UNIQUE

HANDS-ON LEARNING

Our program takes you through the real-life process of building a startup from concept to launch and gives you the know-how to make it happen.

INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAMS

Students from diverse disciplines - developers, designers, marketers, - form five person teams to build a startup together.

INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

Become part of a significant ecosystem, compiled of students, mentors, speakers, and faculty, representing countries and universities all across the globe.

UPCOMING

PROGRAMS

European Innovation Academy

Turin, Italy | 8 - 27 July 2018

European Innovation Academy

Cascais, Portugal | 15 July - 3 August 2018

Asia Pacific Innovation Academy

Shenzhen, China | 19 July - 9 August 2018

Arab Innovation Academy

Doha, Qatar | 2 -15 January 2019

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