IdeaLab projects


Hands-on extra-curricular business development program STARTER Basic provides knowledge and skills for student start-up projects and helps teams to shape their ideas into tested business models. 

STARTER Advanced

STARTER Advanced program is a business development program that helps student teams to acquire first paying customers and develop their product or service.   After completing the program, team is ready to enter an accelerator or incubation program.


Kaleidoskoob is the biggest youth business and project ideas competition in South-Estonia! It is a great opportunity for any young entrepreneur to gain some publicity, get feedback from start-up mentors and win valuable prices.


NGAL ® (Network Globally, Act Locally) is an intensive hands-on business development program for early stage student teams.  The program starts with the boot camp at UT IdeaLab and ends with a launch-camp in Charleston, USA. At the final day, teams pitch to judges, Charleston-area entrepreneurs, and the best teams will be awarded. 


1st fund for science based business ideas supporting students and scientists from all field of studies!  VEGA fund supports students and scientists projects that have scalable business potential and that are building knowledge-intensive prototypes.


The Prototyping Centre of the University of Tartu offers a novel study and work environment for students and scientists, where modeling and simulations for new solutions can be performed.

Startup roadmap

Roadmap shows you the milestones for implementing your business idea.