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Start4Tech > From Research to Business

19 June, 2023

A Startup Madeira will organize Start4Tech - From Research to Businessan ideation program for researchers who want to transform technologies and ideas into businesses, in partnership with IPN - Instituto Pedro Nunes.

Structured in 2 stages, the program aims to boost entrepreneurship in deep-tech research areas [AI and Machine Learning, Biotechnology and Engineering, Robotics, Energy and Sustainability, Aerospace Technology, Health, among others].

With moments of presentation, orientation, and wokshops, it is an opportunity to guide and accompany researchers in the validation of the idea in the market and preparation of business creation.

Goals

  • Enhancing the knowledge and contributing to the growth of the Regional Ecosystem
  • Enhancing the valorization and transfer of knowledge and results of R&TD activities
  • Develop and support the construction of a business model;
  • Support in identifying opportunities and challenge
  • Strengthen partnerships with researchers and/or research centers
  • Promote collaboration between entrepreneurs and companies, investors and Alumni
  • Sharing experiences and learning between different areas;
  • To increase the connection between the main innovation stakeholders: University and Polytechnic Higher Education Institutions, Entrepreneurs, Companies and Investors;
  • Promote access to investors and investment opportunities.

Dates and Location

4 stages, divided into 2 steps [to be held at Startup Madeira's facilities]

Phase one:

  • Tech Transfer: 6th july, 2023
  • Marketing & Business Plan: 7th july, 2023

Phase two:

  • Roadmap & Pitch: 14th september, 2023
  • Demo-Day: 15th september, 2023

For the program and more information, take a look at the official website of the initiative: https://startupmadeira.eu/start4tech/ 

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