Last Friday the final event of the Better Incubation project was held with great success! The event started in the morning with an EU Policy Workshop aimed at sharing and validating Better Incubation Policy Recommendations with policymakers, researchers, BSOs, investors for impact, regional development agencies, national agencies for social innovation and pan-European networks like Eurocities and Euclid.
Accelerating internationalisation of young innovative companies – EU|BIC (CEEI) Asturias
BIC ASTURIAS & ASTUREX jointly launched the programme “Accelerator for Internationalization – Quick Global”. This innovative programme aims to speed up the internationalisation of young companies in the technology sphere with a potentially global market or multi-market companies.
Var Business Angels – EU|BIC TVT
Var Business Angels was created in Toulon at the end of the first quarter of 2008. TVT Innovation’s partners felt the need to develop the field of financial engineering, the activities of this incubator which has been providing support for VSEs/SMEs in Var for more than thirty years.
Minerva Business Angels drive forward the Green Economy – EU|BIC University of Warwick Science Park
The Minerva Business Angels, powered by the University of Warwick Science Park, were recently named the 2nd most active investment group for green projects in the UK. Since 2010, Minerva has invested in more than £20million in over 100 companies, which has, in turn, helped those companies leverage more than £60million.
Pre-acceleration programme Boost Your Ideas – EU|BIC Lazio Innova
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.
Dynamising the business environment & accelerating innovation processes – EU|BIC BAEZ
BIOK! is an open innovation meeting point that allows companies to connect startups and SMEs and provide them with a first market option, attracting them to the Bizkaia region in Spain. It operates with startups and SMEs that are technological and/or in specific fields of knowledge, National or International.
Empowering regional innovation ecosystems and making Egypt a top-class ICT destination – EU|BIC TIEC
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.
Game-changing initiatives developing regional attractiveness – EU|BIC Startup Madeira
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 Specific Mission Commitments- and our 2022 results
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
Going beyond scientific breakthroughs, toward commercialization and value for society
Progress of knowledge is essential for all communities. Around Europe, this is achieved with programmes and public investment in scientific projects and organisations. Yet, despite these efforts, only very few results stemming from such investments generate an impact outside the scientific community.