EU|BIC Innovation Ecosystem Building Playbook

By the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN), with contributions by the European Commission Joint Research Centre, UNIDO and Startup Commons

By the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN), with contributions by the European Commission Joint Research Centre, UNIDO and Startup Commons

Call for Proposals for the New Enterprise Europe Network 2025-2028

EISMEA has opened proposals for the next phase of the Enterprise Europe Network from 2025 to 2028, focusing on sustainability, growth, resilience, and digitalization to support SMEs, with established business support organizations invited to apply for a budget of EUR 182.5 million, and an online information session scheduled for 28 May 2024.

Inkubator Sežana’s finalist programme shows that hearing loss is no barrier for entrepreneurship

Inkubator Sezana, a 2023 addition to the EU|BIC associates family, will be contending for the EU|BIC Excellence Awards final. Representing the Baltic country of Latvia in the grand final of the EU|BIC Excellence Awards. The ZILE programme, meaning acorn in English, is one of the 7 selected programmes to pitch on stage for the Most Impactful Programme title. Valmiera’s ZILE programme shows the compromise of the newest EU|BICs in bringing fresh ideas to the broader EU|BIC community.

Lebanon Innovate’s upcoming webinar bridges the gap with EU stakeholders

Valmiera Development Agency, a 2023 addition to the EU|BIC associates family, will be contending for the EU|BIC Excellence Awards final. Representing the Baltic country of Latvia in the grand final of the EU|BIC Excellence Awards. The ZILE programme, meaning acorn in English, is one of the 7 selected programmes to pitch on stage for the Most Impactful Programme title. Valmiera’s ZILE programme shows the compromise of the newest EU|BICs in bringing fresh ideas to the broader EU|BIC community.

Valmiera’s ZILE Programme contends in the Excellence Awards Final

Valmiera Development Agency, a 2023 addition to the EU|BIC associates family, will be contending for the EU|BIC Excellence Awards final. Representing the Baltic country of Latvia in the grand final of the EU|BIC Excellence Awards. The ZILE programme, meaning acorn in English, is one of the 7 selected programmes to pitch on stage for the Most Impactful Programme title. Valmiera’s ZILE programme shows the compromise of the newest EU|BICs in bringing fresh ideas to the broader EU|BIC community.

Bilişim Vadisi’s DIGIAGE Programme Earns a Spot in the Nantes Final!

Bilişim Vadisi’s, one of the newest additions of the EU|BIC Community, will be the EU|BIC associate representing Türkiye in the grand final. One of the 7 selected programmes to pitch on stage of the EU|BIC Excellence Awards: Most Impactful Programme. Bilişim Vadisi, being an EU|BIC associate since 2023, and its DIGIAGE programme show’s the compromise of the newest EU|BICs in bringing fresh ideas to the broader EU|BIC community.

Laval Mayenne Technopole’s “Challenge Compétences” Programme Secures Final Spot in Nantes!

The Final is here! After careful consideration from the Jury, Laval Mayenne Technopole, the French Member of the EU|BIC Community since 2012, is going to face 6 other fierce opponents this June in the final of the EU|BIC Excellence Awards: Most Impactful Programme. The winner will be decided by attendees and announced during the EBN Congress 2024 in Nantes, which is jointly organised with EU|BIC Atlanpole.

Successful Conclusion of Lebanon Innovate Capacity Building Programme for IPR Lawyers

We are excited to share a brief recap of the recent in-person training session for the Lebanon Innovate Capacity Building Programme for IPR Lawyers. With the generous support of the European Union, this initiative aimed to equip 17 legal professionals with essential knowledge and skills in Intellectual Property (IP) rights.

EU|BIC Essentials Deep Dives I: Incubation Services for Circular Economy

In the first Deep Dive, we will dig into the peculiarities of promoting and supporting innovative entrepreneurship in and for Circular Economy according to the EU|BIC Assessment framework, therefore providing Entrepreneurship Support Organisations (ESO) with practical insights on how to implement incubation services for Circular Economy.