Online Build-up Bootcamp #2 - Summer edition
When: 29 June - 01 July 2021
Who can participate? All projects, ideas and startups funded by Next Generation Internet projects.
TETRA online Build-up Bootcamps are meant for innovators and projects that wish to accelerate their product or service with the aim of making the Internet more resilient, trustworthy and sustainable by bringing their innovative solution to the market.
The Bootcamp is a practical, hands-on training and mentoring program which allows innovators to accelerate the development process of their idea or business with the help of experienced international experts in the safety of your own home or office.
Applications are open until 20 June 2021!
Please submit your application HERE.
Jan Bormans, Ph.D., MBA, has been active in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship for more than 20 years. Jan was strategy advisor at the IMEC research centre and valorisation manager of the Flanders DC knowledge centre. He has been actively involved in various start-up initiatives such as startups.be since 2010. Jan has also co-founded Kunigi, an interdisciplinary innovation agency. From 2019 on, Jan is the CEO of the European Startup Network.
Louis Ferrini is the managing director of FVA new media research a SME operating since 1990 in the field of new media communication. His main area of interest is the design of enhanced ICT solutions, serious and simulation games to support co-creation and mutual learning activities and to train participants on transversal competences and skills in different domains.
Susanna Albertini is partner and senior communication expert of FVA new media research from 1995, she has integrated her specialization in Psychology of work and business organization with multimedia and new technology communication. Since 2000 she is involved as project manager and researcher in projects funded by the European Commission as expert in game-based training, co-creation and creativity enabling factors, communication, impact and valorisation of research results.
Michela Cohen is a licensed psychologist, and got her Bachelor and Master's degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Rome "La Sapienza". She is working from 2017 at FVA new media research as Junior EU Project Manager. She is mostly in charge of the organization of promotional and networking activities, building strategy and managing several social media accounts and communication platforms.
Robert Miskuf. Optimist. Received €8.02M in EU/US grants. Managing two kids and a portfolio of projects worth € 39M EUR. Robert is the Founder and CEO of PEDAL Consulting and Tenderio. Robert has been involved in over 50 FP7/H2020 projects and coordinated several international tenders. Frequent speaker at high level events on public procurement organised by the European Commission or under the EU presidencies.
Innocent Mateeka is a Project Manager in PEDAL Consulting and TENDERIO. As a trained lawyer, he has both the professional and technical competence to effectively execute extraterritorial projects. He holds a number of academic and professional qualifications which make him uniquely placed in the exercise of his duties and mandate.
Miroslav Polacek, Senior Project Manager at PEDAL Consulting. Miro has more than ten years of professional experience in developing, implementing and managing International and EU funded projects in areas such as innovation in SMEs, start-up support, cluster support and innovative learning. Until recently, Miro has been the Head of the International Projects Department at the Slovak Business Agency where he served also as the H2020 National Contact Point for the Innovation in SMEs.
Slavo Tuleja is a "Generation Y" expert on Corporate Innovation and Intrapreneurship. In the past, he gained experience by helping launch Innovation labs such as the SKODA AUTO DigiLab and its related offices in Tel Aviv and Beijing. Slavo lived in 7 countries in the last 7 years and accumulated his experience from Real-Estate, Utilities, and Automotive. He is a Certified Design Sprint Master, Forbes 30 under 30, Google certified Design Thinking trainer and founder of the Czechoslovak Service Design Community.
Andrej Petrus is investment Manager @ ZAKA - venture capital family office investing primarily in the pre-seed and seed stage (50-500k EUR) in CEE region. Agile generalist with experiences in venture building for CEAi and M&A and Strategy consultancy for PwC in Prague. Assisting the Board of Directors of SLOVCA (Slovak Venture Capital and Private Equity Association) as Project Manager. Lived in Berlin, Bratislava and Rome, currently based in Prague.
Onur Emul is the Deputy Manager-International Cooperation at the Intellectual Property Institute Luxembourg (IPIL) with more than 15 years of experience in IP-advisory field along with his Chemical Engineering background. After working as a Patent and Trademark Attorney, he dealt with a number of EU projects in the areas of IP, technology transfer and innovation management, and at NGI TETRA project, he is in charge of delivering IP-related services to the NGI beneficiaries
Riivo Anton is an Estonian entrepreneur and early stage investor. He has almost 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur. Before founding an early stage VC fund United Angels VC (www.unitedangels.vc) in late 2017, he did angel investments. Riivo’s angel portfolio focused on B2B startups in ICT (more info on the portfolio: www.wiser.ee). He is also a co-founder and board member of Estonian Business Angels Network (www.estban.ee) and founding investor of Startup Wise Guys Accelerator (www.startupwiseguys.com).
Harri Tallinn is an experienced mentor in Estonia’s biggest business idea competition and non-equity accelerator Ajujaht. Each year, Ajujaht gathers over 300 business ideas from which 30 are selected and accelerated in a mentoring and training programme. Over the years, Ajujaht’s programme has generated a great deal-flow for local and international business angels and its alumnae have raised more than 250 million euros as follow-up investments.
Iakovos Delioglanis (BSc in Physics, MSc in Telecoms) e has more than 18 years of professional experience in providing innovation management services to SMEs, research, industrial and public organisations to facilitate the commercialisation of R&I results. he was/is involved in more than 30 EU-funded projects (under FP6, FP7 and H2020) mainly as project coordinator and/or innovation manager. Throughout his professional carrier he organised and moderated a wide range of stakeholder engagement activities to facilitate active collaboration and the co-creation and transformation of knowledge and ideas into marketable innovation.
Grete Gutmann is the Head of the Startup Team in Civitta. Grete has worked with startups in various development stages - from ideation and pre acceleration to advanced startups in the scaling phases She has worked together with four Business Angel Networks (Estonia, Denmark, Finland and Norway) and NordicBAN in establishing the Nordic Angel Program concept in the Nordic&Baltic region. Additionally, she was the project manager for the large-scale project Altfinator (www.altfinator.eu) that improved innovative SMEs’ access to alternative forms of finance in Europe.
Sander van der Molen (Expert on innovation strategy) is working in Civitta on different innovation projects. Sander has working experience in the evaluation of European Commission Framework programs and in conducting foresight, evaluation and developing new innovation policies for public and private clients. Between 2009 and 2014 Sander was working in the Lithuanian Innovation Center where he has was involved in different Interreg projects, was advising public authorities on the development and implementation of national and international innovation policies and he was involved in research comparing different innovation policy instruments in different European Member States. Since 2014, Sander is working at Civitta, where he is responsible for helping companies developing their international innovative business ideas and assisting universities in their research commercialization strategy.
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