Start:up Alpe-Adria Summit is a two-day meeting of Slovenian and Austrian actors of the cross-border startup ecosystem and international guests with the aim to strengthen cooperation, to reflect together on possible ecosystem improvements and possible measures for improvement as well as to promote a common vision at EU and global level. As part of this effort, the event will serve as a vehicle for public revelation and promotion of the Alpe-Adria Startup and Scaleup Manifesto. The event will contribute to the shared vision of a cross-border start-up ecosystem that can compete with leading startup ecosystems at global level, and will also highlight the importance of startup companies [...]
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The biggest challenge awaiting fast-growing scaleups in healthcare is how to meet the regulatory requirements. We discussed the topic with experts on 1st DIH HealthDay.si & EIT Health workshop. Webinar available here: https://bit.ly/3gUuFeT
In the last part of our series about the experience of scaling companies from Technology Park Ljubljana, we'll learn from Saving, the developer of water-resistant wearable ECG that considerably improves early detection of heart arrhythmia. "Our vision is to decrease the percentage of cryptogenic strokes from 30 per cent to two or three per cent”, says Marino Marinko Samardžija, strategic development and sales consultant. Read the full story here.
Smart Optometry, a member of Technology Park Ljubljana, shares its experience in episode 2 of our series. Since its foundation in 2015, Smart Optometry released two products on the market. The first one is an eye diagnostics app Smart Optometry, with over 75.000 users around the world. The second solution is AmblyoPlay - a special game for children up to 14 years of age, who have amblyopia - more commonly known as lazy eye. There are two important facts contributing to the success of both solutions on the market. SmartOptometry in freely available and became a strong channel to a very [...]
Want to know more about the experience of scaling companies from Technology Park Ljubljana? In the first of three episodes, Tomaž Furlan, the CEO of Lucis, explains why the digitalization of healthcare is an opportunity and a challenge at the same time: "Healthcare is a sensitive industry affecting human lives. Therefore, IT projects need to be implemented gradually, not to overwhelm and overburden the users." Read the full story here. Stay tuned, we have more to tell...
The need to develop a dynamic and harmonized scale-up ecosystem was discussed at Scale(up)Alps business breakfastMojca Cvirn 2019-05-17T15:12:42+00:00
What is the support environment for companies with the potential for rapid growth in Slovenia? This question was discussed by craftsmen and entrepreneurs at the business breakfast in Portorož on 10 May. The discussion, led by Larisa Vodeb from the Chamber of Crafts and Small Business of Slovenia, had Mojca Cvirn from Technology Park Ljubljana among the panelists. The main point Mojca delivered was that scaling-up companies need tailored instruments to facilitate their rapid growth and how the awareness for special support is growing beyond technology parks and other actors of the Slovenian ecosystem. CCSBS and TPLJ are both partners [...]
This event was organised to implement scale-ups support-schemes based on the methodology developed in T3.3.1 NITRO – Rate My Pitch Event. Following e-handbook, a full-fledged scale-up business support scheme to support scale-up growth and sustainability focusing on one of agreed pillars: finance & funding (either domestic and international). Event was tackling access to finance. The event was focused on on pitching and networking with SME community. The event was moderated by TPLJ internal pool of experts. Participants from NITRO event organised by TPLJ in June 2018 were invited. The event took place on 4 March 2019 at 17:30 at [...]
Scale(Up)Alps Project Presented on Start-Ups in Innovation Ecosystem in SE Europe Workshop in LjubljanaMojca Cvirn 2018-12-05T10:18:00+00:00
Start-Ups in Innovation Ecosystem in South-East Europe workshop was held in Ljubljana on 15 and 16 November 2018. It was organised by the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's science and knowledge service, in collaboration with the Technology Park Ljubljana. The event aimed to provide policy makers and innovation practitioners with knowledge and training/practical insights in setting up successful start-up platforms with support programmes strengthening regional/national innovation ecosystems. Participants had the opportunity to discuss key elements in the development of successful innovation ecosystem such as: building a pipeline of projects, attracting industrial partners, providing business support services, involving governmental entities. Umberto [...]