TQ’s Acceleration Program for Startups in the Aviation and Travel Industries in Cooperation with Fraport AG

The disruptive power of new technologies leaves no industry behind. In the travel and aviation industries, digital solutions create endless potential to enhance the passenger experience in a multitude of ways, including seamless flows, personalized indoor orientation & tailored real-time information to name a few. Determined to bring the airport experience into a new era, Fraport is joining forces with TechQuartier to identify the most innovative startup solutions for the travel industry. Secure your seat & join the journey of making a best-practice example of Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 3!

FRAXPerience – What are you in for?

FRAXperience is a 3-day bootcamp tailored for international startups in the travel and aviation industries. The aim of the program is to generate innovative solutions for Frankfurt Airport's upcoming Terminal 3, taking the passenger experience to the next level. All participants will attend a fast-paced, intensive bootcamp with exclusive opportunities to exchange with one of the world's leading airport operators - Fraport. Validate your idea with industry experts, gain valuable industry insights, practice your pitch with experienced coaches and prepare for an exciting journey!

Why should you apply?

Validate your business idea

1on1 with industry experts & investors

Gain valuable insights from an industry leader

Explore the travel and aviation landscape

Improve your pitching & storytelling

Exchange with peers & expand your network

Are you the right fit?

  • Your startup is working on an innovative solution for the travel & aviation industries
  • You have at least a prototype or a proof of concept
  • You are ready to scale your business
  • You are ready to collaborate with a strong partner
  • Your solution enhances the passenger experience in one of the five focus areas listed below

Does your startup target any of the following focus areas?

Airport Experience

  • Digital Experiences
  • Digital Interior Design

Business Development

  • New Business Opportunities
  • Retail Sales Promotion
  • Efficient & Convenient Retail Processes

Passenger Communication & Orientation

  • Passenger Information
  • Passenger Support
  • Passenger Navigation

Passenger Flow Management

  • Prediction of Passenger Flows
  • Real Time Management of Passenger Flows


  • Smart Resource Management
  • Climate Compensation & Mitigation
  • Sustainable Products & Services

What are the next steps?

Application Deadline

November 29th 2019

Interviews & Selection

December 9th-13th 2019

FRAXperience Bootcamp

January 27th-29th 2020

Demo Day

January 29th 2020


Applications are open, so you can apply right away. Here is the link to the application form. The deadline is November 29th.

After the application deadline on November 29th, we’ll invite you for a Skype-interview between December 9th and December 13th.

You will receive a final feedback on December 16th.

By participating in this program, you commit yourself to be present during the whole accelerator program (3 day bootcamp in Frankfurt).

Therefore, please enter all program days (27th to 29th of January) in your calendar. At least one co-founder of the startup needs to attend the full program (other colleagues can join for the modules).

No, neither TechQuartier nor Fraport take an equity stake in your startup.

As TechQuartier hosts a co-working space, you will have access to the infrastructure you need to answer emails or calls that cannot wait.

Feel free to get in touch with the program manager Susan Ranchber at programs@techquartier.com for any remaining questions.

Have we sparked your interest? Then apply now!

If you need further information, please contact our program manager, Susan Ranchber, at programs@techquartier.com