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Innovation Expo 2018: International Eurostars conference

Date: 
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 00:00
Country: 
The Netherlands
Category: 
Eurostars
Event type: 
Technical and Research

This conference setup in the frame of the Innovation Expo 2018: "Global Challenges, Dutch Solutions" will focus on international innovation cooperation and on the support and funding opportunities offered by the Eurostars programme.
Eurostars supports the development of rapidly marketable innovative products, processes and services that help improve the daily lives of people around the world.  It is an ideal first step in international cooperation, enabling small businesses to combine and share expertise and benefit from working beyond national borders.

Video conference presentation

 

The agenda includes the following sessions:

  • 10 years of international innovation cooperation – plenary session

Eurostars supports the development of rapidly marketable innovative products, processes and services that help improve the daily lives of people around the world.  It is an ideal first step in international cooperation, enabling small businesses to combine and share expertise and benefit from working beyond national borders.
In this plenary session you will get a first introduction into Eurostars  from the Eureka – Eurostars manager and a company that successfully started a project.
The session will end with an award ceremony for the most innovative SME projects of 2018.

  • Eurostars deep dive

In this information session you learn all about the Eurostars program.

What does it take to have a winning project?
How do you apply?
What are the funding conditions?

  • Eurostars investment readiness training

You already have a running or completed Eurostars project?
Are ready to scale up?
Which business plan has the best chance to attract finance?
How to improve your pitch?

  • Eurostars learn & pitch: “AGRI-FOOD”

This interactive session focusses on agri-food innovation.
Learn from a successful innovation leader about their Eurostars agri-food project and afterwards you have the opportunity to pitch your own idea in 3 minutes.

  • Eurostars learn & pitch: “CIRCULAR ECONOMY”

This interactive session focusses on Circular economy innovation.
Learn from a successful innovation leader about their Eurostars circular economy project and afterwards you have the opportunity to pitch your own idea in 3 minutes.

  • Eurostars learn & pitch: “SMART MOBILITY”

This interactive session focusses on smart mobility innovation.
Learn from a successful innovation leader about their Eurostars smart mobility project and afterwards you have the opportunity to pitch your own idea in 3 minutes.

  • Eurostars learn & pitch: “SMART INDUSTRY”

This interactive session focusses on smart industry innovation.
Learn from a successful innovation leader about their Eurostars smart industry project and afterwards you have the opportunity to pitch your own idea in 3 minutes.

 

The Eurostars Programme is a joint programme between EUREKA and the European Commission and the first European funding and support programme to be specifically dedicated to research-performing SMEs.
With a total budget of €1.14 billion, Eurostars stimulates them to lead international collaborative research and innovation projects by easing access to support and funding.