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.
We still have a long way to go to fully realise the value of Industry 4.0 which has many potential advantages for a business. Within the integrated value chains that Industry 4.0 encourages, IP is becoming a primary means for appropriating value and securing a return on your investment in innovation.
The Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) was established in 2010, to tackle the lack of access to entrepreneurship education and training outside Cairo. Most of the entities that supported the development of the entrepreneurship ecosystem outside Cairo did not have physical places in different governorates, leading to the lack of qualified individuals and tech startups with innovative solutions that can attract investments.
Digital Nomads Madeira Islands is an initiative developed by the Regional Government of Madeira, Startup Madeira, and the expert digital nomad and consultant, Gonçalo Hall. Alongside our partners, this project aims to prepare, promote and create a unique community with digital nomads from all over the world. So far we’ve received over 13000 registrations, from 127 countries.
EU|BIC’s have four different and specific mission commitments that are following.
1. Regional Sustainable Economic Development
2. Quality Business Support
3. Access to Finance
4. Scaling European Innovation
When supporting companies working with Industry 4.0 disruptive technologies, our experience tells us that there will be challenges related to commercialisation. Legal and industrial barriers to biosafety, food safety, and ethics, or if the technology breaks specific industry or cultural laws, are real challenges to be surpassed.
With citizen’s steering the conversation, Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) practices have the potential to mobilize European citizens and entrepreneurs around common goals-offering a multitude of opportunities to participate in change.
EBN participated participated in the high-level panel on Smarter Europe and Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3), chaired by Cristian Bușoi, Member of the European parliament and ITRE Committee Chair.
“ESA BICs support entrepreneurs from A to Z and focus specifically on start-ups that build their business around space technology and big data, both as a form of spin-off from the space sector and new space companies. But that alone would be insufficient. Making Europe the most competitive region in the world of space economy requires collaboration on all fronts”