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BioBase4SME Innovation Biocamp 2017 trained and inspired 17 enthusiastic, biobased start-ups and SMEs

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Twenty participants from seventeen selected North-West European start-ups and young SMEs gathered in Yorkshire (UK) from 23-28th July 2017 for the first BioBase4SME Innovation Biocamp. The Innovation Biocamp, a fully funded intensive, week-long training course aims to provide high-potential biobased companies with hands-on tools needed to commercialise their biobased ideas and grow their companies. The Innovation Biocamp, co-financed by Europe’s Interreg NWE programme, is planning a second edition in 2018. Read More

Successful BioBase4SME Training on Intellectual Property Strategy

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Within the framework of the BioBase4SME project, 3 partners, CLIB2021, Flanders Biobased Valley and REWIN West-Brabant, joined forces to organize a training on intellectual property. The training was designed to give insight in all the basics of intellectual property, the difference between patents, copyright and trademarks, on how to create your own IP strategy and how to handle IP in project consortia, all with a focus on industrial biotechnology and the biobased economy. Read More

Start-up, biobased businesses can benefit from fully funded, intensive business training for successful innovation.

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The BioBase4SME project, co-financed by Europe’s Interreg NWE programme, is now providing start-up companies working in the bioeconomy with €7,000 worth of specialist training, fully funded by the project. An intensive, week-long Innovation Biocamp will give these companies the tools they need to commercialise their idea and grow their company. The training culminates in a live pitch to investors. Read More

Press Release 27.03.2017: Natural Fibertastic Workshop aims to encourage SMEs to apply for fully funded Bio-Innovation Coupons for fibre application testing.

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The BioBase4SME project (co-financed by Interreg NWE), offering bio-innovation support for SMEs, herewith proudly announces its Natural Fibertastic Workshop hosted at the Natural Fiber Application Center (NAC, The Netherlands) on April 5th, 2017. The theme of the day is natural fiber application development focusing on thermoplastic composites. Delegates will benefit from an update on application advances, inspiration for new developments and gain experience from knowledge exchange between entrepreneurs through networking in a first-class atmosphere. The workshop will be a good opportunity to learn about the services NAC offers and how they can be accessed by SMEs via fully funded BioBase4SME Innovation Coupons worth 4000 €. Read More