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