CEU iLab is a startup incubator set to help startups from Central Europe and beyond to become successful, international businesses

Apply to be part of the next CEU iLab incubation cohort until 15 September!

COVID-19 & Startups

COVID-19 Startup Strategies

Advice and best practices from CEU iLab teams on how to react to the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

#EUvsVirus Hackathon

How the COVID 19 Pandemic Brought European Innovators Together

An article by CEU iLab director, Andrea Kozma

Trust in the Digital World

an article by Achilles Georgiu, CEU iLab mentor, Head of MS Technology and Innovations Program at CEU

Part of our new series “CEU mentors and faculty on effects of COVID-19 on business and economy”

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About the Lab

The CEU InnovationsLab is a flagship initiative of Central European University to create economic opportunity in Hungary and the Central and Eastern European region by nurturing a culture of entrepreneurship and linking academia and business.

6 million €

raised by iLab teams


created by iLab teams


participated in the incubation


worked with iLab teams

What can you do at CEU iLab?

Launch your idea

Have a start-up idea?

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, check out our incubation program and contact us.

Share your experience

Want to give back? Your experience could lead a start-up to success. Contact us, we are constantly in search for industry expert mentors for our teams.

Are you taking a career break?

Become alumni Resident in your expert area. Become part of the iLab management team for the duration of your career break and help us grow the iLab. Whether you will be our Entrepreneur in Resident, Lawyer in Resident, Marketeer in Resident or any other expertise you can add to our team.

Invest in opportunities

Interested in funding opportunities? We can introduce you to promising start-ups.

Stay innovative
Corporate partners

Contact iLab Management to discuss partnership opportunities with us and our teams. Read about how others cooperate with us.


Join one of the teams

You can become a team member or work as an intern in one of our startups or with iLab Management. Non-CEU students are also welcome!
Take the CEU credit courses hosted by iLab!

Find us here

Central European University, Nádor Street 9, 1051 Budapest
Our office is located in CEU building N9, Faculty Tower 1st floor.


Our teams' investors