La Lonja

Business Accelerator Program

Join La Lonja de la Innovación’s initiative to boost digital transformation of the port sector.

What is La Lonja de la Innovación?

Servicios retos


We accelerate the development of innovative solutions that have a positive impact on the economy with the help of FIWARE technology.

Servicios Fiware


The FIWARE Hub space, located in the Port of Huelva, will serve for the development of technological innovation ideas and for the attraction of public and private resources that will stimulate the sector. 

Servicios mentoring


We are mentors, we are technological, we are knowledge, we are exchange and collaboration. We grow together throughout the entire innovation cycle, concentrating all the stages in the same center. 

Programa aceleración la Lonja

What is the Business Acceleration Program?

The program offers the entire innovation cycle for entrepreneurs, companies or startups that want to develop their activity in innovative areas, making the Port of Huelva itself available for piloting, as well as their technology testing ground.

This initiative searches for projects or companies with innovative capacity, preferably in the field of blue economy and sustainability. 

Access to this program is performed through annual callings. Inscription dates for the next call will be announced soon.

Rocío Díaz Pereira

Director of La Lonja de la Innovación

Lisandra Tamayo Espinosa

FIWARE dynamizer at La Lonja de la Innovación

Adela de Mora

Entrepreneurial ecosystem Mentor

Andrés Vidal Acquaroni

Personal communication Mentor

Ana Guzmán García

Sales Mentor

Manuel Garcia Palomo

Human Resources Mentor

Juan Manuel Llinares Tarriño

Finance Mentor

Daniel Ramos

Legacy Mentor

Enrique Garrido Martínez

Operations Mentor

Diego Martínez Camacho

Logistics Mentor

Abraham Villar Calvino

Marketing Digital Mentor

Granada Barrero Moro

Design thinking and design Mentor

Chio Díez

Branding & UX/UI Mentor

Fernando Monsalvete

Strategy Mentor

Miguel A.Torres

Technology Mentor

Eric Sanchez Galvez

MVP launch & Team management Mentor

Rodrigo Delgado Díez

Entrepreneurship Mentor

Javier Medel

Product/service Direction and Management Mentor

Alejandro Villarán Vázquez

Business Development, Internationalization, Team Management Mentor

Antonio José Pérez Barrera

Entrepreneurship Mentor

Juan Carlos Márquez

Business Development Mentor

Phases of the calling


Register for the program

Closed call


Communication to the pre-selected candidates

Closed call


Pitch to the Selection Comittee

Closed call


Communication of finalists

Closed call


Attention to complaints

Closed call


Start of Program

Closed call

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What is La Lonja de la Innovación?

    La Lonja de la Innovación is an initiative whose objective is to promote the socioeconomic development of the Port of Huelva and the entire Huelva society. 

    In its facilities will be carried out different initiatives and activities around the entire cycle of digital innovation that can benefit entrepreneurs, companies or startups.

    The Innovation Market will allow collaboration between companies, institutions and entrepreneurs generating public and private investment to generate employment and highly qualified economic activity in Huelva

  • What activities are carried out at La Lonja de la Innovación?

    At La Lonja de la Innovación you can access services and professional and technical advice throughout the year, as well as sign up for our calls for proposals to qualify for a program of resources, services and additional activities.

    In our Innovation Ecosystem Access Program we offer specialized mentors, physical spaces, media and infrastructure, networking, access to digital tools offers, access to private equity funding, media visibility, events, and much more. Check our terms and conditions.

    In addition, on a permanent basis, we offer individualized mentoring, open trainings, events, participation in fairs, congresses and workshops, space with FIWARE infrastructure, showrooms, and much more.

  • What is FIWARE technology?

    FIWARE is the result of the European Union's strategy for the standardization of the Internet of Things. FIWARE technology proposes a set of open source tools based on a standardized protocol, the NGSI protocol, which defines how context information is exchanged and accessed.

    This serves as a layer of homogenization of different sources of information, facilitating the processing, analysis, visualization and securitization of data, making it possible to break down information silos.

  • Who is the initiative aimed at?

    This initiative is aimed at all types of innovative technology-based projects or companies.

    Some areas of special interest for the initiative are: Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Smart Cities technologies, products and services, Virtualization, Digital content, Energy and sustainability, Security, Industry 4.0, Blockchain, Products, services and applications based on FIWARE Technology, Ports, Maritime transport, Logistics services, Smart warehouse, Smart trade, Smart transport, Port services and agency, Customs and customs procedures.

  • Who is behind La Lonja de la Innovación?

    The Technology Innovation Hub is promoted and supported by the Port Authority of Huelva, Telefónica, and FIWARE, a technology promoted by the European Union through the Connecting Europe Facilities initiative.

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