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Virtual Matchmaking Event - Regional Innovation Factory

innovation factory - virtual matchmaking event

Within the context of THE NEXT SOCIETY, Berytech runs a 4-month acceleration programme for researchers, postgraduates, engineers and technicians willing to develop a start-up based on a research project: the Innovation Factory: From Research to Market programme.

A virtual matchmaking event will take place on the 25th, 26th and 27th of May and will be dedicated to the seven (7) final teams selected by a regional jury committee to pitch their project in front of an audience of partners, industry experts, business professionals and investors from the Mediterranean region, getting valuable feedback and building potential collaboration opportunities

The selected teams will benefit from the 4-month incubation support from Berytech and partners including technical and business assistance. One team will be selected for a Soft-landing opportunity to get short-term business and collaboration support from a European partner.

On the agenda:

  • Day 1 – Investment: meeting with an investor to receive investment feedback for their research project and to prepare them to receive funding when they are ready.
  • Day 2 – Technical: meeting with a technical expert based on their needs and request to provide them with technical expertise to help them develop their prototypes and innovations.
  • Day 3 – Market opportunity: Each startup will meet with an industry player that they have selected to explore opportunities for collaboration in their fields.

Group sessions are only open to the beneficiaries of the programme.