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From 24 Jan 2019 to 25 Jan 2019
Location: EBN, Brussels, Belgium

After 4 successful editions of FET2RIN training when FET-funded researchers learnt how to look at their research from a business perspective, EBN is hosting the fifth and the final edition of  FET2RIN training.

So far, FET2RIN has supported over 20 researchers who have learnt about business modelling, unique value proposition, financing, best pitching practices with the help of trainers and mentors mainly coming from EBN Member organisations. At the end of the training and during the last workshop, the researchers will get the chance to pitch in front of investors and business angels. 

FET-funded researchers at EBN Congress in Esch-sur-Alzette (June 2018)

Divided in 3 workshops, the fifth edition of the training will be held between December 2018 and February 2019 at the EBN premises in Brussels:

1st  workshop:  13 - 14 December 2018

2nd workshop: 24 - 25 January 2019

3rd  workshop: 21 - 22 February 2019


Building products that meet customers’ needs

  • The easiest and fastest ways to build minimum viable products (MVPs)
  • Tactics for experimenting with MVPs on real customers
  • Test hypotheses
  • Lean user experience
  • The art of the pivot

Critical components of different business models

  • Value proposition, customer segments, revenue streams, key resources
  •  Customer development processes
  •  MVP, market opportunity analysis
  • Refining your vision into a bulletproof business model

Crowdfunding for research and innovation

  • Alternative finance for financing research
  • Case studies and successful example

Resources, activities and costs

  • Intellectual property overview
  • What is patentable, what is not, how to protect your R&D results


Managed by EBNEBN Member META Group and European Crowdfunding Network (ECN)FET2RIN aims at facilitating collaborations to set the ground for the take up of FET (Future and Emerging Technologies) projects by overcoming obstacles related to market outreach and accessing business leaders including entrepreneurs, early stage investors and crowdfunding communities.

Associated member: META GROUP Srl
Published on 15-10-2018 00:00 by Lana Blagojevic. 3714 page views

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