Workshop on Getting investment ready and project management meeting Sofia January 29 – February 1, 2015

Workshop on Getting Investment Ready of the project FOSTERING STUDENTS’ ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND OPEN INNOVATION IN UNIVERSITY – iDEAlab (544373-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-RS-TEMPUS-JPHES) took place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on January 29 – February 1, 2015. It was hosted by Eleven, an accelerator and venture capital fund for early-stage enterprises.

The workshop was organized after EU partners reviewed and benchmarked existing practice regarding process, people and place of living labs, pre-incubators and business accelerators, and consortium partners from WBC realized a detailed regional needs assessment. The goal of the workshop was to:

  • Review the current progress
  • Look back at reflection of IdeaLabs
  • Presentation of the iDEA Lab Quality Assurance Plan
  • Needs what early-stage investors are looking for
  • Startup Pitches & Founder Stories
  • Ideation: How to generate innovative ideas
  • Visit of betahaus
  • Idea Evaluation: How to select the best ideas for implementation
  • From a Good to an Excellent Product: Achieving innovation with Living Labs and User Inclusion
  • Commercialization of R&D Оutputs
  • Action Learning

The second project management meeting has brought together members of project management team and steering committee to review work progress, assess financial flow and agree on further actions.


Minutes of meeting


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