European Videogame Accelerator supports studios to ambitious growth and success while preserving cultural value. 50+ studios supported since 2016. Check out the track 2023!

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Applications for this program will open again at the end of the year.

Program highlights

Educational Seminars

Participate in engaging on-site and online workshops around Europe.

Guided Mentorship

Receive personalised mentoring from our high-calibre network.

Strategic Funding

Develop your unique financing strategy with the help of award-winning experts.

European Nexus

Join a pan-european community of successful Indie game studios.

Strategic Pitches

Be ready to pitch an attractive project with a long-term business-driven approach.

Investment Networking

Gain access to a dedicated network of investors, financiers and publishers and be invited to exclusive events to meet them.


Based on an entrepreneurial mindset, business skills and sustainability, the program focuses on business and management mentoring for video games studios and explores different ways to finance, develop and release a video game on the market.

Project/Studio Management and Organisation

Publishing Strategies

Long-term financial strategies

Pitching methods

Positioning, Branding, Communication and PR strategies


Annual event schedule

The program runs annually from March to August. It ends with a final workshop at Gamescom in Cologne.

  • March

    Virtual Onboarding, Meeting the mentors

  • April

    Kick-off Workshop Days in Málaga, Spain

  • May - June

    Online day-long workshops on Financing, Positioning, Communication, Marketing, and Pitching

  • August

    1-day Workshop in Cologne prior to Gamescom (in-person)

April to August, monthly Webinars, regular check-ins, and online mentoring

August to November, Exclusive networking and pitch events

Dates may vary slightly, additional events, pitch contests, and meetings may follow. Attendance at all events (in-person and online) is mandatory in order to be eligible for all benefits.

Who can apply?

A total of 20 studios will be selected to participate in the program. The program is supporting Indie video game studios who are dedicated to grow their competence and skills for long term financial independence.

If you want to participate, you need to meet the following criteria:


Participation is free for applicants who are selected by our jury in the EU, including Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, the Republic of Serbia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, and Tunisia.

The program is supported by the EU Creative Europe Program (CREA) and select partners which makes the program free for successful applicants.

We provide food and drinks at all our events, travel and accommodation costs are not covered by the program.

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