About Impulse


IMPULSE: A unique acceleration program developed by Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and supported by OCP Group and its subsidiary OCP Africa

IMPULSE is a 12-week acceleration program dedicated to innovative startups in the fields of Agritech, BioTech, Mining Tech and Materials Science & Nano Engineering. IMPULSE will help entrepreneurs take their startups to the next level and bridge connections with OCP Group, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), MassChallenge and their ecosystems.

Why Impulse ?

World-class mentorship from MassChallenge, OCP and UM6P networks of seasoned executives and entrepreneurs

Access to business opportunities via OCP, OCP Africa and UM6P Networks

Access to UM6P resources: FabLab, experimental and living labs to help startups develop and test prototypes of their products and services

Best-in class co-working space

Equity-free cash prize of USD 250,000 to be shared between winning startups.

Investment opportunities through our network of national and international venture capital firms and angel investors

All-expense-paid training on UM6P Campus in Benguerir, Morocco and two study trips to the ecosystems of Boston and Lausanne




Through the Bridge to MassChallenge Morocco, entrepreneurs selected for the Impulse acceleration program will have access to mentoring and coaching from MassChallenge mentors, OCP experts and UM6P Professors.

Impulse is open for experts from the Moroccan and international entrepreneurial ecosystems who wish to volunteer as judges, mentors or speakers. If you are interested in joining the program as an expert, please fill in the form below. We will get back to you with next steps once your application has been reviewed.

African RoadShow

We will be organizing alongside our OCP Africa partners an African roadshow to communicate around the program and to meet with startups and representatives from the local entrepreneurial ecosystems. These information sessions will take place in the countries of: Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Ethiopia.