Minerva Business Angels drive forward the Green Economy – EU|BIC University of Warwick Science Park

The Minerva Business Angels, powered by the University of Warwick Science Park, were recently named the 2nd most active investment group for green projects in the UK. Since 2010, Minerva has invested in more than £20million in over 100 companies, which has, in turn, helped those companies leverage more than £60million. 

Pre-acceleration programme Boost Your Ideas – EU|BIC Lazio Innova

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Boost Your Ideas (BYI) pre-acceleration program had been set up to scout innovative solutions for the economic and competitive repositioning of Lazio in the post-Covid recovery. According to the success of the first edition of the initiative in 2020, the program has now reached its 4th edition (ongoing). It provides mentorship and rewards in services and money to the best solutions selected at the end of its 3rd phase.

The Entrepreneur Experience™ – EU|BIC CorkBIC

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The Entrepreneur Experience™ is a unique opportunity for 24 Emerging Entrepreneurs to gain advice and mentoring from 24
of Ireland’s most successful business leaders over 24 hours. After we developed and delivered the first Entrepreneur Experience™ back in 2011, our 10th anniversary was a special one – once again back in person in 2021.

Dynamising the business environment & accelerating innovation processes – EU|BIC BAEZ

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BIOK! is an open innovation meeting point that allows companies to connect startups and SMEs and provide them with a first market option, attracting them to the Bizkaia region in Spain. It operates with startups and SMEs that are technological and/or in specific fields of knowledge, National or International.

European Agenda for Research and Innovation I A short testimonial with Nicola De Michelis

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Over the next few years, huge amounts of EU funding will flow into European regions. This is an opportunity, but also a challenge as public and private operators will be confronted with the need to spend these monies within a limited time framework.

Introducing Italy’s first and leading centre for Social Innovation – EU|BIC Candidate SocialFare

Planet Fundamentals is SocialFare’s acceleration programme addressed to social impact startups, namely enterprises able to offer innovative responses to contemporary societal challenges. The programme supports the best teams in developing products, services and innovative models by offering a unique consultancy expert programme and equity investment for the impact
entrepreneurship generation.

The brand new EU|BIC Wacano Seine location in France

EU|BIC Wacano Seine has a brand new location in France! It is located opposite the Seine in Courbevoie, 8 minutes from La Défense. This unparalleled luxury building in La Défense combines strategic geographical location and services adapted to new work practices. The spaces are designed for the well-being of employees and the reception of your prestigious partners.

Towards Industry 5.0

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The path to Industry 4.0 has made the industry more resilient than ever. By way of illustration, the Covid-19 crisis demonstrated the survival capabilities of more digitalised companies. Digitalisation is also a driver of environmental sustainability as more digitalised processes offer better production monitoring possibilities for factories which in turn reduces a lot of the waste generated by these processes.

The future of Industry 4.0

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We still have a long way to go to fully realise the value of Industry 4.0 which has many potential advantages for a business. Within the integrated value chains that Industry 4.0 encourages, IP is becoming a primary means for appropriating value and securing a return on your investment in innovation.