The first European startup accelerator in Albania, Uplift Western Balkan and its 4th acceleration program, is approaching application deadline.

An early-stage startup acceleration program focused on growing business and value for dozens of innovative startups in the Western Balkans, the 4th edition of Uplift Western Balkans comes after more than 25 graduated startups in the last three years.

Going towards final application deadline, Uplift Western Balkans will organize a virtual information session using Zoom platforms with the participation of experts, mentors and organizers from startup and innovation ecosystem from Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia and also with the presence of international guests.

During this meeting application rules, the benefits of acceleration program and any information regarding application process at Uplift Western Balkans will be discussed.

To participate in this virtual meeting, you need to fill the form in this link:

The fourth edition of Uplift Western Balkans is calling all early-stage startups in the framework of “Qëndro” Project financed by Italian Government, implemented by UNICEF and the financial support of Minister of State for Entrepreneurship Protection in Albania.

Tech Startups and teams in any field, newly founded startups, early-stage startups, and startups that developed a minimum viable product or service.

Applications to join Uplift Western Balkans acceleration program remain opened until August 31, 2022 by filling this form:

After application deadline, startups will go to Selection Bootcamp on September 8-10-12 in Kosovo, Albania dhe North Macedonia respectively.

Uplift Western Balkans is financially supported by Minister of State for Entrepreneurship Protection and is organized in the framework of “Qëndro” Project financed by Italian Government and implemented by UNICEF in Albania.

Uplift Western Balkans is a program to support startups and organized by ICTSlab, in cooperation with VentureUP in Kosovo and Ican in North Macedonia.

Uplift also enjoys the support of a broad partnership such as partners such as SwissEPEU4InnovationAlbvisionTirana MunicipalityPristina UniversitySouth Eastern European University and many more partners.