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EU|BIC Essentials Track

This five-module training provides a comprehensive guide in all segments of the incubation chain and offers the latest trends in ecosystem building and business innovation support techniques.

The EU|BIC Essentials Track increases the capacity of business incubation managers and equips you with the best possible actions to create vibrant, thriving startups and SMEs.

Applying the lessons learned, best practices in business support delivery from more than 29 countries and the extensive experience within the EU|BIC community, we put knowledge into practice, taking participants through the innovation-based incubation journey.

Each of the five two-hour interactive modules provides the opportunity to interact with expert practitioners and to build new connections with peers within the community.


Module 1: Discover all about the values, missions and standards that underpin the European Certified EU|BIC community

Module 2: Learn key entrepreneurship stimulation/ lead generation and innovation ecosystem partnerships development

Module 3: Master startup selection services implementation

Module 4: Integrate tailored (virtual) startup incubation services

Module 5: Leverage scale-up opportunities via international support networks


For who

Business innovation executives and technical staff aiming to develop their skills in business incubation management.

Business incubation/ acceleration experts who are looking to acquire first-hand knowledge on the building blocks of incubation business support.

The training is open to existing Certified EU|BIC, Associate members and (non)member organisations who consider becoming certified or joining as an EU|BIC Associate.



In this key training track, participants increase their knowledge and hands-on skills in:

– Promotion of the organisation’s activities in the catchment area and lead-generation activities ensuring a high-quality deal flow.

– Strategising for reduced failure risk for your client startups/ SMEs.

– Offering tailored startup services to the needs of innovative entrepreneurs in your region.

– Essential services to support internationalisation and scale-up activities.



The EU|BIC Essentials Track is free for Certified EU|BIC and EU|BIC Associate members.

Enrollment for non-members is valued at €649,- (excl VAT) which allows access for two members per organisation. Non-members enrolled in the training, can apply for full reimbursement of the admission costs if the organisation applies for a membership (Certified EU|BIC or EU|BIC Associate) within six months from the start date of the training.


More information & REGISTRATION

The training will be delivered online over five two-hour sessions during February 2021. The modules are offered in the following order on 5, 9, 12, 16 and 19 February 2021.

Members who would like to enrol can register here by clicking on the 'Register Now' button here below, before 1 February 2021.  Non-members are welcomed to contact Luca Maini (EBN) via email on luca.maini@ebn.eu to complete their registration.


MODULES (see here for a detailed overview)


About EU|BIC Training

Designed for a changing innovation ecosystem and workforce

Since many years, EBN in collaboration with the EU|BIC community teaches a series of training for business innovation leaders interested in strengthening their contribution to the development of their regional innovation ecosystems. The goal of our hands-on learning journeys is to provide a step-by-step overview of the tools, resources and best-practices boosting business continuity and the delivery of the highest-quality support services.

EU|BIC Training Tracks is a training series, organised by EBN and the EU|BIC community. It empowers those who seek to lead their organisation through the growth trajectory offered via the EU|BIC Certification and its membership services. The complete Training Track programme allows participants to build their skills and capacities in topics covering the full spectrum of the incubation chain.

The training programme is designed for practitioners who want to find out more about the processes and values that underpin the global EU|BIC community, and who seek to access the foundational knowledge and resources necessary to improve and expand your client service offering portfolio.

Each track connects you with innovation ecosystem partners and focuses on increasing capacity to deliver on what matters for your region, sector expertise and specialisation.


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