Samsung Mobile Advance

Join Samsung’s partnership ecosystem to bring unique business value to the mobile market.

Applications are currently closed.

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- Grant funding (no equity)
- Mentorship from Samsung experts and talent network
- Potential partnership & investment opportunities


Startups with headquarters registered in one of the following regions/countries are eligible for the program:
Europe, US, Canada, Israel, China, Japan, and India.
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Areas of Interest

Areas of interest include but not limited to:
AI, XR, Power, Health, Camera, Audio, Foldable, Wearable, Sensors, Materials, Connectivity, and ESG.


STEP 1. Application Submission

Submit your 6-month project proposal that describes the development plan of the proof-of-concept and its potential benefits for Samsung Mobile.

STEP 2. Application Review

We will review your proposal, and you will be informed about the result by April.

STEP 3. Pitch Day & Final Announcement

Selected applicants will be invited to Pitch Day to propose the project for a panel of Samsung experts. The final decision will be made and announced by the end of June.


Find the most frequently asked questions and answers for Samsung Mobile Advance.

No. The program is available for any type of company or organization including early-stage start-ups, established companies, and research institutes. We only expect that the applicant is fully registered as a company or other legal entity with which we can have a legal contract.

No. We do not take equity in participating companies. We provide financial grant for the purpose of building innovative technologies in the program.

Yes. As long as there is no conflict with the terms and conditions of the Samsung Mobile Advance program.

Please use "Contact" menu to be connected to a regional program manager. For companies based in the US/Canada, you can use link to apply as well.


Please check the FAQ above – if you still have questions, please contact us.