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.

EBN joins new EIC, EU-funded project set to empower innovation across Europe

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In a rapidly evolving global landscape, the European Innovation Council (EIC) and EBN recognise the crucial role technology plays in driving economic growth and sustainability. Thanks to the EIC Fund, numerous startups, SMEs, and small mid-caps across various sectors receive support every year.

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.

Members SPI, ESTIA, VVA Support Implementation of BIC Africa Ethiopia Bootcamp

BIC Africa and EUBIC at BIC Ethiopia Bootcamp 2023

”This national boot camp, organised in collaboration with the BIC Ethiopia country project, focused on the theme of mentorship and mentoring startups, a key topic for business incubators in Ethiopia. The activities aim is to produce a collaborative and innovative “Guidebook on how to mentor startups” tailored to the local ecosystem, which will be shared with Business Incubators (Bis) in Ethiopia as a reference and living document.   

EU|BIC Inkubator Sežana in Finals of Prestigious International Constantinus International Award 2023

Inkubator Sezana, Constantinus International Award

PRESS RELEASE [Sežana, September 7, 2023] Inkubator d.o.o. Sežana has been nominated among the 12 finalists for the prestigious Constantinus International Award 2023 for the best project in business consulting for the programme “Creative Startup – an entrepreneurial school for people with hearing loss.” Among the multitude of quality projects from various countries around the… Continue reading EU|BIC Inkubator Sežana in Finals of Prestigious International Constantinus International Award 2023

Introducing the Business Advisor Certificate (BAC)!

Ready to become a certified business advisor? EBN’s Business Advisor Certificate (BAC) is your key to career success and regional development. Our online, self-paced course covers interpersonal skills and business fundamentals, offered in partnership with GrowthWheel International.

EBN renews Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

EBN Special Interest Groups, SIGs, EU Industrial and SME Strategy

The need for an update – SIGs take a turn to EU industry focus for greater collaboration
The updated SIG names and structures, which are presented below, leverage the new policy approach to drive more opportunities for EU|BIC community members.