EBN Welcomes the Commission’s Funding for Regional Innovation Valleys, with 43+ EU|BICs Present

New European Innovation Agenda, Regional Innovation Valleys, EBN, EU|BIC

EBN applauds the European Commission’s recent funding allocation of €116 million for the Regional Innovation Valleys (RIVs) initiative, aimed at enhancing competitiveness and fostering innovation across the EU. 151 regions were granted the RIV title, including over 45 RIVs with EU|BIC presence.

New circular economy knowledge hub set to guide European cities and regions.

Circular economy European regions and citeis.

EBN joins a new EU-funded project: K-CCRI – set to increase the impact of the Circular Cities and Regions Initiative (CCRI). The K-CCRI project, launched in January, aims to set up a knowledge hub to help cities and regions adopt the circular economy. It comes as part of the EU’s efforts to bring together research and innovation projects that share the same vision over climate change, pollution, soil consumption, and loss of biodiversity.

EBN joins new EIC, EU-funded project set to empower innovation across Europe

EIC Communities - DeepSync - EBN - Deeptech

In a rapidly evolving global landscape, the European Innovation Council (EIC) and EBN recognise the crucial role technology plays in driving economic growth and sustainability. Thanks to the EIC Fund, numerous startups, SMEs, and small mid-caps across various sectors receive support every year.

Members SPI, ESTIA, VVA Support Implementation of BIC Africa Ethiopia Bootcamp

BIC Africa and EUBIC at BIC Ethiopia Bootcamp 2023

”This national boot camp, organised in collaboration with the BIC Ethiopia country project, focused on the theme of mentorship and mentoring startups, a key topic for business incubators in Ethiopia. The activities aim is to produce a collaborative and innovative “Guidebook on how to mentor startups” tailored to the local ecosystem, which will be shared with Business Incubators (Bis) in Ethiopia as a reference and living document.   

EU|BIC Inkubator Sežana in Finals of Prestigious International Constantinus International Award 2023

Inkubator Sezana, Constantinus International Award

PRESS RELEASE [Sežana, September 7, 2023] Inkubator d.o.o. Sežana has been nominated among the 12 finalists for the prestigious Constantinus International Award 2023 for the best project in business consulting for the programme “Creative Startup – an entrepreneurial school for people with hearing loss.” Among the multitude of quality projects from various countries around the… Continue reading EU|BIC Inkubator Sežana in Finals of Prestigious International Constantinus International Award 2023

EBN renews Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

EBN Special Interest Groups, SIGs, EU Industrial and SME Strategy

The need for an update – SIGs take a turn to EU industry focus for greater collaboration
The updated SIG names and structures, which are presented below, leverage the new policy approach to drive more opportunities for EU|BIC community members.