SEC2U – Launching event @EBN

October 10, 2016

Startup Europe (SE), an EC initiative promoting the connection between startups ecosystems across the EU and with other international region, and EBN, the pan-european Network of Business & Innovation Centres (EU-BICs), incubators & accelerators, a non-governmental organization having spun-off from the EC 30+ years ago will join forces and invite you to take part to the launch event of SEC2U on Monday the 17th of October in Brussels.

The main objective of the SEC2U events is to showcase the commitment of European universities to reate a strong culture of entrepreneurship and innovation that is spreading in the university community. And as result transferring it to the society by creating startups and spinoffs with high added value, based on knowledge and technological development.

Date: 17th of October

Timetable: 11:00 – 12:30

Place: EBN office in Brussels, Avenue de Tervuren 168, 1150 Brussels/Metro Montgommery, Belgium

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Timetable: 11:00 – 12:30

Place: EBN office in Brussels, Avenue de Tervuren 168, 1150 Brussels/Metro Montgommery, Belgium

SCHEDULE:

● 11:00 Welcome coffee & adress: outline of the Startup Europe/EBN collaboration
Philippe VANRIE, CEO of EBN
Péteris Zilgavis, Head of Unit Startups & Innovation, DG Connect

● 11:15 Introduction to Start-up Europe
Isidro LASO, Head of Sector Startup Europe, DG Connect

● 11:30 Presentation of the SEC2U initiative
Emilio CORCHADO, University of Salamanca (Spain)
Ray Walshe, Dublin City University (Ireland)

● 11:45 Introduction to the new H2020 calls (ICT 32) to connect ecosystems across Europe:
Bogdan CEOBANU, Startup Europe sector, Startups and innovation unit, DG Connect

● 12:00 Round table : “What’s the role of Universities in the startup and entrepreneurial ecosystems development”

Do you have any doubts?

Contact us at:

Marta Gomez, EBN
Email: marta.gomez@ebn.eu