About us

June 10th, 2016|

ECOSTAR is the research-enterprise impact hub and accelerator that promotes entrepreneurship and innovation for nature-based businesses. The initiative is promoted by a university-enterprise partnership between European and US-based institutions, and it is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, and other private investors. It’s an Impact Hub that promotes the start-up and acceleration [...]


June 10th, 2016|

The ECOSTAR Nature-Accelerator, powered by Fledge, selects and invests in early-stage impactful startups that are developing sustainable solutions to innovate the agriculture, forestry and natural resource sectors. Startups that focus on business models/solutions that integrate social innovation and new technologies, while improving, marketing, and financing ecosystem services and biodiversity are particularly welcome! The applications are [...]


June 10th, 2016|

ECOSTAR provides training and support for young professionals and students to improve entrepreneurship and innovation skills tailored to the marketing and economics of ecosystems and biodiversity. The following sections provide access to our resources and online training programme that will help deepen your knowledge on developing business initiatives that market and promote ecosystem services and [...]


May 12th, 2016|

Join a wide network of innovators, linking biodiversity science to the business world! Create connections among research institutes and businesses, and find out more about marketing and economics of ecosystem services (MEEB). We are looking for: • companies willing to invest and investigate • researchers and universities searching for business partners • students with innovative ideas [...]