Basque Country – Innobasque Overview Stanford Engineering Program on European Entrepreneurship and Innovation Gaizka Zulaika- Investment Director Innobasque-Basque Innovation Agency Stanford 1-2-2010
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but… all the World Economieshave their limitations as well WAS CREATED TO SUPPORT THE GREAT BASQUE 2nd TRANSFORMATION Scientific Technological Social Business Strategic Oriented & based on PEOPLE 1000 partner organizations Private- Public Partnership To face the Globalised Economy Threat …
In the European Innovation corridor EuropeanCitiesEntrepreneurship Ranking: ECER 2009 5 EuropeanInnovationRegionsRIS 2009
Leading industry sectors Security Software www.PandaSecurity.com Enterprise Software Ecosystem with 14 SMEs ITS Clean Technologies www.gamesacorp.com Human Mobility www.irizar.com www.iberdrola.es www.caf.net www.orona.es
Focus Areas Investment Entrepreneurship Sustainability Green Market Human Mobility Non Profit Sector Health Care Market
Conclusion Basque region has a global visionWorld class talent in research and innovation technologiesStrong Engineering UniversitiesDiverse industrial baseGrowing in VC and technology start-up sectorStrong entrepreneurial traditionNew Innovation leadership with InnobasqueWe are looking for partners, projects and capital in Clean Technology Markets, Human Mobility and associated software technologies.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION Gaizka Zulaika Atorrasagasti Investment Director email@example.com Innobasque- Basque Innovation Agency Bizkaia Technology Park, Laida Bidea 203 48170 Zamudio Phone: +34 944 209 488 Fax: +34 944 209 489 9