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  • 1.       EBN  TECH  CAMP   Tools  |  Training  |  Mutual  Learning   4-­‐5-­‐6  December  2013       Rovereto,  Trentino,  Italy       http://ebntechcamp.youreuevent.eu                    
  • 2. EBN  TECH  CAMP   Tools  |  Training  |  Mutual  Learning     Do  you  support  start-­‐ups,  entrepreneurs  and  SMEs?     Do  you  work  in  a  BIC,  an  incubator,  an  accelerator  or  another  organisation  whose   clients   are   new   or   early-­‐stage   companies   growing   innovative   businesses?   Do   you   want  to  find  new  ways  of  providing  more  effective  support  to  your  clients?  If  so,  the   EBN   TechCamp   2013   provides   a   unique   environment   for   business   and   innovation   support   professionals   to   learn   about   new   industry   support   tools,   exchange   views   about  effective  support  processes  and  methodologies,  and  see  “behind  the  scenes”   of  three  of  EBN’s  strongest  BICs.     What  you  will  find?     The  third  Tools  Exchange  Forum  with:   • a  pitching  session,  where  15  to  20  tool  developers  will  pitch  their  tools  to  the   audience   • an  exhibition  space,  where  participants  can  talk  to  tool  developers,  possibly   make  deals  and  exchange  views  bilaterally   • a  networking  area,  with  constant  refreshments  available  for  participants     Three  workshops  will  provide  insights  on  some  of  the  industry’s  most  recent  hot   topics.  This  year’s  focus  is  on:   • updated  techniques  of  coaching  &  mentoring  entrepreneurs   • end-­‐user  testing  through  the  Living  Lab  approach   • the  vital  elements  of  an  acceleration  programme     Peer  reviews  of  three  BICs:   • Dublin  BIC  (Ireland)   • gate  Garching  BIC  (Germany)   • BIC  Trentino  Sviluppo  (Italy)     EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 2
  • 3.   Are  you  a  tool  designer  or  developer?     Are  you  a  business  support  organisation  that  has  developed  a  smart  way  to  better   support  your  clients?  Are  you  a  company  with  a  tool  that  helps  business  support   professionals  do  their  job  more  effectively?  If  so,  the  EBN  TechCamp  is  the  ideal   place  to  present  your  latest  tools  and  ideas.  Over  2  days,  you  will  have  the   opportunity  to  meet  with  other  industry  professionals  and  exchange  views,  share   ideas  and  do  deals!  You  will  have  a  space  in  the  exhibition  area  and  the  opportunity   to  “pitch”  your  tools  to  all  attendees.  Don’t  miss  this  opportunity  to  meet  your  target   audience.     A  call  for  exhibitors     We  are  looking  for  tools  and  methods  that:   • Have  been  developed  by  innovation  and  incubation  professionals,  supporting   innovation-­‐based  incubators  and  entrepreneurs'  needs   • Give  concrete  support  to  turn  innovative  ideas  into  new  businesses   • Help  knowledge-­‐based  start-­‐up  entrepreneurs  and  innovative  firms  to  grow   faster   • Strengthen  mentoring  and  coaching  processes  and  activities   • Help  the  next  generation  of  entrepreneurs  to  acquire  better  investment   readiness  capabilities   • Bridge  the  gap  between  large  corporations  and  new  ventures     • Help  European  entrepreneurs  to  ‘Go  Global’     Support  the  modernisation  of  processes,  methods  and  products  of  existing  firm           EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 3
  • 4. What  can  you  do  in  the  EBN  Techcamp?       # You  can  be  introduced  to  the  new  tools  available  for  entrepreneurship  support!   # You  can  learn  about  the  latest  trends  in  coaching  and  mentoring!     # You  can  be  inspired  by  the  Living  Lab  concept!   # You  can  get  ideas  on  how  to  set  up  an  acceleration  programme!   # You  can  hear  about  interesting  evolutions  of  the  BIC  concept!   # You   can   have   your   individual   benchmarking   reports   (2012   and   2013)   discussed   and   analysed  by  and  with  the  EBN  quality  team!   # You  can  attend  organised  peer  group  benchmarking  sessions  on  three  specific  BICs!   # You   can   formally   and   informally   network,   meet   and   talk   to   your   peers   who   may   share   your  same  problems  or  may  have  solutions  for  them!   # You   can   share,   comment   and   learn   about   the   latest   policy   trends   at   national,   EU   and   international  levels!     # You  can  learn  of  a  country’s  BIC  community:  the  Italian  BIC  community  in  this  case!     EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 4
  • 5. Agenda   4  December  2013     14:00-­‐17:00   “BICs   in   Italy:   New   dynamics   for   stimulating   the   acceleration   of   Start-­‐ups”   Meeting  of  the  Italian  EBN  Members  (upon  invitation  only)     How  can  the  community  of  EBN  members  in  Italy  better  interact  among  each  other  and  among  the   EBN  team  to   assure  a  higher  impact  of  the  BICs   within  the   Italian  regional   and  national   policies  for   innovation  and  entrepreneurship?       Specifically   common   development   goals   need   to   be   shared   and   set   up,   while   raising   awareness   about  the  difficult  job  on  innovative-­‐enterprise  creation.  How  can  EBN  better  help  in  the  process?       Official  opening  of  the       17:30  -­‐  19:00     Policy   session:   “The   regional   policies   for   innovation   and   new   venture   creation,   what   can   we   realistically   expect   at   regional,   national   and   international  levels?”     • Antonietta  Tomasulo,  Trentino  sviluppo,  Italy   • Alvaro  Simon  de  Blas,  President,  EBN   • Giancarlo  Canzanelli,  UNDP  (tbc)         19:00  -­‐  21:00  -­‐  Cocktail  reception         EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 5
  • 6. 5  December  2013     08:30  –  Welcome    -­‐  Coffee  will  be  served     A  first  early  morning  occasion  to  meet  the  EBN  team.     09:00  –  09:30  –  Opening   • Antonietta  Tomasulo,  CEO,  Trentino  Sviluppo,  Italy   • Philippe  Vanrie,  CEO,  EBN     09:30  –  10:30  –  ‘Tools  Pitching  Session’   3   minutes   pitches   to   tempt   you   to   investigate   deeper   into   the   showcased   tool   and   methodology.  Participants  will  have  the  chance  to  discover  all  tool  designers  in  an   hour  dynamic  timeframe.     à  The  exhibition  area  will  be  permanently  opened.     10:30  –  11:30  –  ‘Tool  Exchange  bilateral  meetings’     11:00  –  12:30  –  1st  Peer  benchmarking  review:  Dublin  BIC  exposed!  max.  20   participants   • Chris  Park,    Small  business  consultant  and  trainer,  DublinBIC,  Ireland     Dublin   BIC   has   been   operating   for   a   quarter   of   a   century   supporting   the   creation   of   568   new   ventures   and   generating   more   than   5500   direct   jobs.   It   has   fund-­‐raised   over   70   Mln   Euros   of   investments   in   168   companies.   A   public-­‐private   partnership   with   a   dedicated   and   committed   team,   interesting  and  efficient  procedures  and  methods.  What  has  made  them  unique?  For   sure,  among  others,  their  pursuit  for  continuous  improvement!   EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 6
  • 7. 11:30  -­‐  12:30  –  1st  Technical  workshop:  Coaching  and  Mentoring   Serious  coaching  and  mentoring  services  are  a  must  for  any   entrepreneurs’   support   organisation.   The   more   the   organization   is   dedicated   to   the   creation   and   growth   of   innovative  start-­‐ups,  the  more  the  functions  play  a  vital  role   in   facilitating   successful   ventures.   Coaches   and   mentors   of   course   have   their   own   methods,   and   some   of   the   successful   ones  will  be  assessed  and  explained  during  this  workshop.       12:30  –  14:00  –  Lunch     14:00  -­‐  15:00  –  2nd  Technical  workshop:  Living  Labs     • Jarmo  Elukka  Eskelinen,  CEO  -­‐  Forum  Virium  Helsinki  and  Chair  -­‐  European   Network  of  Living  Labs,  Finland   • Jacky  Chef,  Director,  Promotech,  France     End-­‐user   testing   of   innovative   ideas   and   products   right   from   the   beginning!   The   Living   Lab   approach  has  been  endorsed  by  the   European   Commission   and   has   produced   in   the   recent   years   interesting  results,  contributing  to  the  selection  of  useful  and  marketable  innovative   ideas   and   leading   to   the   improvement   of   new   products.   Learn   how   your   BIC   can   introduce  and  benefit  from  the  Living  Lab  methodology.           EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 7
  • 8. 15:00   –   16:30   –   2nd   Peer   benchmarking   review:     BIC   Trentino   Sviluppo   exposed!  max.  20  participants   • Luca  Capra,  Trentino  Sviluppo,  Italy     The   largest   Italian   B.I.C.   managing   6   satellites,   Trentino   Sviluppo   is   the   agency   set   up   by   the   Autonomous   Province   of   Trento   to   foster   the   sustainable   development   of   the   Trentino   system   by   taking   action   and   providing   services   aimed   at   supporting   the   growth   of   business   skills   and   the   capacity   for   innovation   entrepreneurs.   Many   changes   have   occurred   since   1986,   which   have   brought   to   the   formation   of   the   BIC   as   we   know   it   today.   What   are   the   success   factors?  What  are  new  paradigms?  Could  it  be  even  better?         15:00  –  ‘Tool  Exchange  bilateral  meetings’     17:30  –  Closing     19:00  –  Networking  dinner       EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 8
  • 9. 6  December  2013     09:00  –  Welcome     09:30  -­‐  10:30  –  3rd  Technical  workshop:  the  fundamentals  of  acceleration!   Innovative   companies   need   to   be   incubated   and   accelerated.   Are   we   ready   for   the   task?  Started  in  2005  with  the  establishment  of  Y-­‐ Combinator,   the   accelerator   movement   has   rapidly   grown,   especially   in   the   US   (with   more   than   60%   of   the   world   accelerators).   Apparently,   accelerators   are   tapping   quickly   into   a   gap   of   the   enterprise   support   services   value   chain.   Therefore,   for   the   sake   of   innovative   entrepreneurs,  BICs  and  incubators  need  to  start  a   long-­‐lasting   relation   with   this   “new   kid   on   the   block”   and/or   start   their   own   acceleration  programmes.     10:00  -­‐  11:30  –  3rd  Peer  Benchmarking  Review:  gate  Garching  BIC  Exposed!   max.  20  participants   • Franz  Glatz,  CEO,  BIC  gate  Garching,  Germany     The  10-­‐year  old  BIC  in  Munich  has  undergone  extensive  changes  in  the  recent  years,   to   introduce   many   new   needed   services.   What   are   the   expected   outcomes   of   this   effort?  Can  we  see  already  an  impact?  Come  share  ideas  on  how  they  did  it  and  how   you  think  they  could  have  done  it!   10:30  –  ‘Tool  Exchange  bilateral  meetings’   12:30  –  Closing  remarks   12:30  –  Lunch   14:30  –  Social  programme:  Science,  Art  &  shopping!     EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 9
  • 10. Organisers     EBN   is   the   leading   non-­‐governmental   pan-­‐European   Network,   incorporating   250+   Business   &   Innovation   Centers   (BICs),   Innovation-­‐based  Incubators,  Innovation  and  Entrepreneurship   Centres  and  Business  Accelerators  across  Europe  and  beyond.       EBN   was   created   28   years   ago   by   the   European   Commission   and   European   industry   &   knowledge   leaders,   with   the   purpose   to   stimulate   the   emergence   and   growth   of   new   innovative   enterprises,   to   help   modernizing   existing   firms,   and   to   boost   the   endogenous   economic  potential  of  European  regions.     EBN  is  a  Brussels-­‐based  team  delivering  a  full  range  of  services,   which   include   a   comprehensive   set   of   accreditation   &   networking   services   to   the   BICs,   as   well   as   deployment   and   coordination   of   EC   &   international   projects   in   relevant   areas.   EBN   is   an   engine   for   powering   innovation   based   entrepreneurship,   and   to   connect   enablers,   innovators   and   entrepreneurs.       www.ebn.eu       In  partnership  with:         Trentino   Sviluppo   is   the   agency   set   up   by   the   Autonomous   Province   of   Trento   to  foster  the  sustainable  development  of  the  Trentino  system  by  taking  action  and   providing   services   aimed   at   supporting   the   growth   of   business   skills   and   the   capacity  for  innovation.  Trentino  Sviluppo  recently  merged  with  the  governmental   agency  of  tourism  promotion  of  the  province.     Trentino  Sviluppo  is  a  EBN  member,  BIC  accredited.     www.trentinosviluppo.com   EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 10
  • 11.   A  few  words  about  the  Trentino  Province     Trentino  is   an  autonomous  province  of  Italy,   with   Trento   as   a   capital   and   Rovereto   as   the   center   for   culture,   wine   and   museum,   overall   in   a   quaint   atmosphere.   Trentino   is   renowned   for   its  mountains,  such  as  the  Dolomites,  Alps,  and  the  Lake  Garda.     Rovereto  is  a  favourite  destination  for  art  lovers.  The  city  hosts  the  Museum  of  Modern  and   Contemporary   Art   (Mart  Museum),   one   of   the   most   important   in   Europe,   where   temporary   exhibitions  are  held,  in  addition  to  its  extraordinary  permanent  collections.     Get  a  chance  to  visit:   MART,  the  new  Museum  of  Modern  and  Contemporary  Art   The  War  Museum  in  the  Castle  of  Rovereto,  castle,  built  by  the  counts  of  Castelbarco  in   the  13th–14th  centuries;     Mighty  Bell  Maria  Dolens;   MUSE,  the  new  Museum  of  Sciences  in  Trento;   ...plus  a  visit  to  the  famous  Trento  Christmas  Market!     More  information  about  the  Trentino  Region  and  the  city  of  Rovereto:   www.visittrentino.it     www.comune.rovereto.tn.it     December:  the  right  time  to  get  some  fresh  air!     The  EBN  TECH  CAMP  will  take  place  in  early  December,  just  the  right  time  to  get  some  fresh  air   and,  for  the  sportive  ones  enjoy  the  snow  in  the  Trentino  region!    The  Trentino  province  is   situated  in  the  Dolomites  and  benefits  from  large  ski  area,  state-­‐of-­‐the-­‐art  ski  facilities…             EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 11
  • 12. EBN  TECH  CAMP   Tools  |  Training  |  Mutual  Learning     How  to  get  there?     When  planning  your  visit  in  Trentino,  you  can  choose  between  arriving  in  Trentino  by  car,  train  or   airplane  according  to  your  needs  and  the  distance  you  have  to  cover.  The  region  is  easy  to  reach   thanks  to  its  central  position  between  the  Southern  Alps  and  the  Po  and  Veneto  plains  in  northern   Italy.     If   you   are   travelling   by  airplane,   you   can   land   in   Italy   at   Verona,   Bergamo,   Venice   or   Milan   and   reach  Trentino  with  a  one  to  two  hour  trip  choosing  either  a  car-­‐rental  service,  shuttle  busses  or   trains.     Check  online  the  interactive  Flight  map:   http://www.visittrentino.it/en/arrivare/arrivare-­‐in-­‐aereo     All   long-­‐distance   Italian   and   European  trains  stop   in   the   two   main   train-­‐stations   of  Trento  and  Rovereto.     If  you  are  travelling  by  car,  take  highway  A22  (“Autostrada  del  Brennero”)  and  exit  Rovereto  Nord   or  Rovereto  Sud.       Address     Trentino  Sviluppo   Via  Fortunato  Zeni,  8      38068  –  Rovereto,  Trentino,  Italy             EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 12
  • 13. EBN  TECH  CAMP   Tools  |  Training  |  Mutual  Learning   4-­‐5-­‐6  December  2013       Contacts:         EBN   Valerio  Leonardi    Valerio.Leonardi@ebn.eu   +  32  761  10  94     Giordano  Dichter   Giordano.Dichter@ebn.eu               Trentino  Sviluppo     Luca  Capra   l.capra@trentinosviluppo.it    +39  0464  443111   EBN TECHCAMP 2013| Rovereto, Trentino, Italy 13