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Call for participation in Startup Olé conference April 26-27 in Salamanca, Spain

07.03.2017

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project, in cooperation with EIF and Small and Medium Entrepreneurship Development National Center invites up to 10 Armenian technology based startups to participate in Startup Olé 2017 on April 26-27 in Salamanca.

New acceleration program for Armenian startups

01.03.2017

Enterprise Incubator Foundation and Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center in partnership with Crosspring Dutch Accelerator announce a joint acceleration program for Armenian startups. Acceleration program aims to promote the Armenian startups in the European market. 

Business Development Support for innovative technology oriented Start-ups

14.12.2016


Innovation Matching Grants – Business Development Support for innovativetechnology oriented Start-ups and companies

 

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project – funded through the EuropeanUnion and implemented by GIZ, the German Development Cooperation in cooperation with Enterprise Incubator Foundation announces “Innovation Matching Grants – BusinessDevelopment Support for innovative technology Start-ups” grant competition.

Overall, up to 18 grants will be provided in 2017 and 2018/2019 for 30,000 to 50,000 Euro, with a project duration of maximum 12 months within the Innovation Matching Grant competition. 

 

Furthermore, the project aims at stimulating the rate of technology absorption and commercialization of research ideas, and also fostering the collaboration between science and the private sector, especially the Armenian SMEs.

 

The competition will also support grantees with the following activities:

  • Access to seed funding through matching grants for the competition winning start-up companies
  • Mentorship, networking opportunities, and expertise in user-centered innovation commercialization strategies and business development
  • Linkages with potential investors

The competition is open to Armenian companies with a high technology background, for example in the field of Engineering, Cleantech, Biotech, etc., who are registered since at least one year in the Republic of Armenia and are able to provide necessary co-financing.

 

Application deadline is February 5th, 2017. For all interested candidates, an info session will be organised to provide detailed information on the application process. 

 

In case of any questions regarding the grants competition, you may contact us by email: info@eif.am or phone: +37410 219797. 


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