DICA is the beverage industry’s leading innovation community for business acceleration and business-to-business (B2B) co-creation. The Drink Innovation Campus Accelerator (DICA) connects startups with the right corporate partners to initiate a B2B co-creation process.
The accelerator works with startups from various different backgrounds on topics ranging from digital transformation in logistics supply chains to sustainability and packaging. This year, DICA is also seeking digital and social media and marketing solutions, as well as success monitoring solutions, for the beverage industry.
DICA Seeks Innovative Solutions across the Beverage Value Chain
The Drink Innovation Campus acts as the starting point for startups and established companies to accelerate their innovative solutions. In this way, DICA accelerates startup teams of all stages, from idea-stage innovators to startups into the first years of operation. This time, DICA seeks your innovative beverage solutions addressing:
- Social Change
- Logistics and distribution
- Innovative beverage experiences
- Innovative beverages
- Energy saving solutions
The program creates a space for both startups and established companies to experiment and build new partnership models. This bridges the gap between established players and startups, a key element in addressing issues ranging from consumer behavior and sustainable change to efficient and effective digital transformation across the beverage industry.
Why is DICA the Best BevTech Accelerator for Your Business?
Discover how the DICA Acceleration & Co-creation Program works and how it will benefit your business:
- Pre-matching Workshops that focus on B2B co-creation for selected startups
- Exclusive Matching Events include the initial and mutual meetings, as well as the inclusion of the startups in the upcoming DICA batch 6
- The Sounding Phase involves finalizing the co-creation potential with the support of an experienced co-creation facilitator
- B2B Co-Creation Acceleration is the development phase facilitated by an experienced B2B co-creation facilitator
DICA accelerates startups of all sizes, from ideation-stage startups to those already operating for one year or more.
“The opportunity to facilitate the co-creation process between accelerated startups and DICA partners is fascinating. These synergies and exchanges are unique to DICA”
– Jérôme Hamacher, Head of Co-Creation Food & Beverage Tech
The DICA Acceleration & Co-Creation Program is now accepting applications for its tenth batch, supported by industry and innovation partners, including the Ardagh Group, drinktec, Franken Brunnen, INSIDE-Getränke, and more. The program is initiated by the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship (SCE) in Munich, Germany’s leading startup center.
Till today, DICA has accelerated 29 startups with the help of corporate partners across 28 countries!
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