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Meet in Italy for Life Sciences 2021 Startup Bootcamp

Meet in Italy for Life Sciences – MIT4LS – has always been home for startups, with more than 540 participating over six editions. Since 2016, specific initiatives to train and support startups and business idea have become a key component of MIT4LS, with more than 260 applications collected, 80 startups attending the training sessions, 80 investors and corporate representatives involved. Within the activity for the 2021 edition in Genova, [...]

By | June 17th, 2020|Categories: Event|

Start:up Alpe-Adria Summit

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 [...]

By | June 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Good to know: The Munich start-up ecosystem

Munich Startup - The initial point of (virtual) contact for startups in and around Munich and for those that want to explore the ecosystem Munich Startup sheds light on the regional ecosystem and encourages networking between entrepreneurs and potential partners, investors and mentors. All key stakeholders in the Munich Startup community are involved. Ultimately, the aim is to establish Munich and the surrounding region as the location of choice for fast-growing [...]

By | June 8th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Overcome mindset gaps in the collaboration between corporates and start-ups

Looking at the topic of collaboration between established companies and start-ups from a human-centered perspective, our experts at UnternehmerTUM Business Creators have identified four mindset gaps between the typical mindset that is fostered by corporate organizational structures and the typical mindset that is fostered by start-up organizational structures. Read more about why these gaps make collaboration so challenging and learn about how to avoid them. Collaboration between established companies and [...]

By | June 8th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Finding capital for your start-up – Get started

You’ve found yourself a great start-up team and together you’ve come up with THE business idea – all that’s missing now is the necessary cash injection for it all to take off? Time for a few tips from UnternehmerTUM expert, Martin Giese. Martin heads up of the XPRENEURS Incubator as managing director, a program that supports 40 to 50 high-tech startups at uNternehmerTUM in Munich in their early stage [...]

By | June 8th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Scaling companies share their stories… Episode 3

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. [...]

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Scaling companies share their stories, Episode 2

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 [...]

By | September 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Scaling companies share their stories, Episode 1

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 [...]

By | September 27th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

SCALE(up)ALPS corner on the biggest international fair in Slovenia

The Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia presented the final outputs of the project at the occasion of the international fair in Celje (Slovenia), 12.09.2019. At the so called »SCALE(up)ALPS corner« the BSOs and SMEs got the chance to get familiar with the project results as well as they got information on the forthcoming activities beyond the project duration, namely with the scaleup network partneship. The project staff [...]

By | September 13th, 2019|Categories: Event|

Opportunity to build up the contacts of the scale up community in the Scale(up)Alps project

On Friday, July 2019 in Ljubljana, Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia (CCSBS) organized a meeting of New Alpe Adria Chamber Network (NAA), consisting of chambers from Austria, Italy, Croatia and Slovenia. The meeting was the first step for searching for potentials of collaboration on scaleup. The meeting was an excellent opportunity to build up the contacts of the scale up community in the Scale(up)Alps project. [...]

By | July 24th, 2019|Categories: Meeting|

“How to enable a dynamic and coordinated support eco system for scale-up companies?”

In the beginning of May 2019 on the Slovenia coast, in Portorož, Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia (CCSBS) organized the event "How to enable a dynamic and coordinated support eco system for scale-up companies?" within the framework of the project SCALE(up)ALPS, which is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund program through the Interreg Alpine Space program. The event addressed the SME and innovative support environment, [...]

By | July 8th, 2019|Categories: Event|

The need to develop a dynamic and harmonized scale-up ecosystem was discussed at Scale(up)Alps business breakfast

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 [...]

By | May 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

NITRO pitching assessment for fast-growing companies

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 [...]

By | April 8th, 2019|Categories: Event|

Scale(Up)Alps Project Presented on Start-Ups in Innovation Ecosystem in SE Europe Workshop in Ljubljana

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 [...]

By | December 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

From theory to practice: policies, tools & experiences to support company scaleup

The partners of the SCALE(up)ALPS Alpine Space project meet & share with the stakeholdersTurin, 21 September 2018 The growth Hacking bootcamp have been identified by the project as special occasion to share and discuss specific issues and project results with the goal to involve all actors and stakeholders in activities. The Torino Bootcamp was focused on the dissemination of experience already developed by other partners and on the attempt to link [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Workshop|

Nitro “The Alpine Space Acceleration Event” is on its way

  As part of Scale(up)Alps project, NITRO "the Alpine Space Acceleration program" will start in April 2018. There will be a series of 6 events starting in Sophia Antipolis April 26th & 27th. 15 Alpine Space Scale-ups will take part in a 2 days talent-dedicated workshops to tackle Scale ups main issues. Three topics will be discussed: Attraction: “How can I make my company more attractive to talents in a [...]

By | March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Meeting, Workshop|

Alpine Space Action Plan

During the local policy Action Group Meetings in Krems (08/11/2017) and in Munich (22/11/2017) important topics for a Scaleup Alpine Space Action Plan were discussed. Three areas of main interest emerged: 1. Scaleup Marketing and Access to markets, 2. Scaleup Financing and Access to Finance for Scaling Up and 3. Talent Management and Active Sourcing.     Regarding the three areas IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems set up Stakeholder [...]

By | February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Ambassador Programme|Tags: , , , |

3rd Consortium Meeting in Torino

On January 22, 2018 the 3rd Consortium Meeting of the project partners took place at the Chamber of Commerce in Torino. The project partners discussed the ongoing work in the work packages as well as the future activities regarding Scaleups in the Alpine Space.

By | February 6th, 2018|Categories: Meeting|Tags: , |

Webinar Startup Ecosystem Canvas – Stakeholder Training

Webinar Startup Ecosystem Canvas - Stakeholder Training Between December 11th and 20th, 2017 Scale(up)Alps stakeholders will be taking part in the Webinar training on the Startup Ecosystem Canvas organized and held by WP2 leader IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems. Programme: Introduction (15 min.) Strenghts - Weaknesses - Opportunities and Threats of Scaleups Support from the Ecosystem Mapping the Ecosystem (30 min.) Introduction to the StartUp Ecosystem Canvas Working [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: Meeting, Webinar|Tags: , , |

2nd Scale(up)Alps Consortium Meeting Nice

2nd Scale(up)Alps Consortium Meeting Nice Project Partner CCI Nice Côte d'Azur hosted the second Alpine Consortium Meeting in Sophia Antipolis from July 4th to 6th, 2017 contemporaneously to the Innovative City Fair week. The meeting was followed by a first preparation training on the local Alpine Policy Action Group. The consortium discussed target groups identification criteria, communication updates, working plan state of the art and scaling up policy approaches. [...]

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Meeting|


EUSALP GENERAL ASSEMBLY II / FIRST EUSALP ANNUAL FORUM The Annual Forum 2017 of the EU Alpine Strategy will take place on 23 and 24 November 2017 in the Munich BMW Welt. During the Annual Forum, the political representatives of the member states and regions will present the implementation measures undertaken during the Bavarian presidency to the public, engage in discussions with citizens, associations, businesses, municipalities and institutions, and [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

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