The European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) is pleased to announce the appointment by the EBN Board of Directors of Diego de Biasio as its new President. Mr. de Biasio, a seasoned leader in business and innovation, brings a wealth of expertise and a strong vision to propel EBN forward in its mission to foster entrepreneurship and support the growth of innovative businesses across Europe – and beyond.
ANCES, the National Association of Spanish CEEIs/BICs, launches the 6th edition of ANCES OPEN INNOVATION, the open innovation programme in which 8 large companies, leaders in their fields, launch authentic technological challenges to be solved by startups and young innovative companies.
The Ideas Powered for business SME Fund is a grant scheme designed to help EU small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to protect their intellectual property (IP) rights. The SME Fund is a European Commission initiative implemented by the #EUBICpartner European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
BIC Euronova, the European Business and Innovation Center of Malaga, based in the Technology Park of Andalusia (Malaga Tech Park), incorporates to its center the international company CONSULTEC; founded in Latin America, with headquarters in Panama and presence in 15 countries in the region.
Without support from EU|BICs the market will not provide sufficient offers to Industry 4.0 disruptive technologies. Startups working with potentially disruptive technologies are too early, and too risky to be interesting for investors.
The EU|BIC community and EBN have driven the adoption of demand-driven, Responsible Research an Innovation, and inclusive incubation approaches in numerous regions, empowering all entrepreneurs, scientists, corporates, governments and citizens to develop challenge-based solutions benefiting their daily lives.
Ideas might pivot or change, but pursuing an entrepreneurial journey under an incubation programme requires commitment and dedicated efforts. It requires competence and will to adapt to new methods, and courage to surpass all the difficulties that are thrown into our new venture.
The European way to a digitalised economy and society is about solidarity, prosperity, and sustainability, anchored in the empowerment of its citizens and businesses, ensuring the security and resilience of its digital ecosystem and supply chains.
n this first report, we will outline the EU|BIC, EU and SME approach to digital transformation and Industry 4.0: the “why now” question; and the characteristics that participants must understand to partake and thrive in the Industry 4.0 ecosystem.
Sea Tech Week® is known as a major international event organised by Technopole Brest-Iroise in the framework of the Campus mondial de la mer community dedicated to marine science and technology. It brings together every two years in Brest, France, more than 1 000 leading international experts in various marine-related disciplines.