EU|BIC Innovation Ecosystem Building Playbook

By the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN), with contributions by the European Commission Joint Research Centre, UNIDO and Startup Commons

By the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN), with contributions by the European Commission Joint Research Centre, UNIDO and Startup Commons

Diego De Biasio Assumes Role of President of EBN, European Business and Innovation Centre Network

Diego De Biasio, President EBN

The European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) is pleased to announce the appointment by the EBN Board of Directors of Diego de Biasio as its new President. Mr. de Biasio, a seasoned leader in business and innovation, brings a wealth of expertise and a strong vision to propel EBN forward in its mission to foster entrepreneurship and support the growth of innovative businesses across Europe – and beyond.

ACCESS TO IMPACT FINANCE | EU|BIC Associate SocialFare

SocialFare is the first centre for social innovation in Italy. We believe social value generates economic value. Through acceleration programmes and seed fund services, we seek to develop solutions to contemporary social challenges by supporting impact-driven innovation. The goal is that our startups bring social and environmental benefits to society together with financial returns.

10th Milan CBA Summer School | EU|BIC CSIL

EU|BIC CSIL (Centre for Industrial Studies) opened the registrations for the X edition of the Milan Summer School on Cost-Benefit Analysis. The training course offers an intensive and participative learning experience focused on CBA as a tool supporting the decision-making process of public investments.

Keys to adapting to
triple-bottom-line innovation

The New Economy movement is based on the understanding that to develop a sustainable future, people and the planet should come first, and human well-being, not economic growth, should be
prioritised.The Triple P bottom-line framework accounts for an integral performance by measuring effects on the environment and society at the centre and the economy supporting environmental and societal prosperity.

Why EU|BICs & other BSOs should consider promoting & supporting social & inclusive entrepreneurship in their regional ecosystems

The European Pillar of Social Rights is the European strategy dealing with fair and equal job conditions for people; the 20 principles at the basis of the Action Plan are a basis for entrepreneurs aiming at solving pressing societal challenges and make their workplace better to increase productivity and wellbeing of their workforce.