How UNIDO and EBN Collaborate for Private Sector and Innovation Ecosystem Development in Post-Crisis Countries

Exploring the challenges and solutions in post-crisis countries, the joint publication by UNIDO and EBN illuminates the critical role of private sector development. This collaboration underscores the importance of fostering peace, resilience, and economic growth through inclusive entrepreneurship and innovative business ecosystems. Dive into this insightful guide to discover how international partnerships are shaping the future of sustainable development and peacebuilding.

Pioneering Deep-Tech Startups Towards Global Innovation: IncubAlliance Paris-Saclay’s Landmark Achievement of EU|BIC Certification 

EU|BIC IncubAlliance Paris-Saclay exemplifies the transformative power of strategic support and targeted programmes in the realm of deep-tech startup creation. Its commitment to nurturing innovative projects and entrepreneurs positions IncubAlliance Paris-Saclay as a key player in its cluster’s ongoing success with a vital contributionor to the global innovation landscape.

Innovate Ethiopia: EBN’s mission to transform the startup scene in the heart of Africa 

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In Ethiopia’s dynamic innovation scene, a partnership emerged that represents a milestone in its journey towards sustainable development – the Private Sector Development in Ethiopia (PSDE) initiative. In PSDE, EBN’s strategic framework and project expertise leveraged the EU|BIC community’s capacity-building talents, propelling the Ethiopian startup ecosystem forward.  

EU|BIC Innovation Ecosystem Building Playbook – Foreword

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For nearly four decades, EBN and the EU|BIC community have championed innovation, playing a vital role in regional development, job creation, and supporting startups and SMEs. We align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and European strategies, such as the European Green Deal, to drive sustainable growth and innovation. Together, we’re paving the way for a cleaner, sustainable future and empowering underrepresented entrepreneurs. Through our EU|BIC Innovation Ecosystem Framework, we’re forging a path for global innovation and sustainable growth.

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

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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.

Opportunity Alert for EU|BIC Members’ Clients: BIC Africa Mid-Term Evaluation Call for Consultancy Services

Calling all project evaluation consultancy companies! BIC Africa is seeking your expertise for a mid-term evaluation of their groundbreaking project. This initiative, launched in January 2020, aims to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa, backed by EU funding.