As a pan-European community, we concentrate our efforts around four mission commitments: regional economic development, quality business support, access to
finance, and scaling European innovation.
EU|BICs in Spain: How they contribute to national and European innovation environments.
30% of all startups in Spain are supported by an EU|BIC. The survival rates of these companies is remarkable higher than the EU-average.
Boost Your Ideas (BYI) pre-acceleration program had been set up to scout innovative solutions for the economic and competitive repositioning of Lazio in the post-Covid recovery. According to the success of the first edition of the initiative in 2020, the program has now reached its 4th edition (ongoing). It provides mentorship and rewards in services and money to the best solutions selected at the end of its 3rd phase.
Over the next few years, huge amounts of EU funding will flow into European regions. This is an opportunity, but also a challenge as public and private operators will be confronted with the need to spend these monies within a limited time framework.
In 2021, the global community of Certified EU|BICs and Associate members grew to a total of +165 organisations in 30+ countries. 36,000 entrepreneurs, startups, scale-ups and SMEs are now supported by an EU|BIC. And this is not just because of a growing community with more EU|BICs and partners.
Call for applications: The Arch, the European event to accelerate the green transition.
Startups and SMEs, embark on a great adventure that seeks to promote your company and solutions supporting support the green and sustainable transformation.