- Networking day at Finnova’s offices in Brussels and at the Thon Hotel to highlight the actions of the RES4CITY project.
- Finnova received a study visit from a total of 12 women entrepreneurs associated to the European Business and Innovation Centre of Burgos (CEEI-Burgos).
- In the afternoon, the team of the European funds department, formed by Patricia Tejada and Laura Velasco, went to the Thon Hotel to continue with the meetings with companies such as Greendur.
30/05/2023, Brussels. A team from the Finnova Foundation formed by Patricia Tejada, EU Projects Manager, and Amaia Cardaño, from the Communication Department, have presented today, Tuesday 30th May in Brussels different types of European funds and projects to a group of women entrepreneurs from the European Business and Innovation Centre of Burgos (CEEI-Burgos).
During the day, an informative talk was given on possible European funding tools. RES4CITY was presented as an outstanding example of a Horizon Europe project, approved by the European Commission.
In this meeting, the entrepreneurs of CEEI-Burgos had the opportunity to learn in detail about the RES4CITY project and explore the different European funding options available for their own initiatives. Finnova, through its team specialized in European funds, provided valuable information and personalized advice, sharing its extensive experience in obtaining funding for innovative projects. RES4CITY was presented with the aim of creating synergies between the project and the Burgos businesswoman.
In the afternoon, the team of the European funds department, composed by Patricia Tejada and Laura Velasco, went to the Thon Hotel to continue with the networking meetings. In this context, strategic meetings have been held with companies such as Greendur or the Belgian public health institute, with the aim of exploring possible collaborations and joint funding opportunities.
Finnova, through these networking sessions, has reinforced its commitment to the promotion of innovative projects and the promotion of entrepreneurship, providing key tools and knowledge to access European Funds and achieve success in their implementation.
It is a Horizon Europe funded project that aims to enhance the development of sustainable renewable energy and fuel technologies in cities by promoting sustainability and circularity, and by deploying an innovative educational programme, co-designed with stakeholders, to develop highly qualified human capital, to enable results with high replicability across different educational systems.
About the European Business and Innovation Centre Burgos
The European Business and Innovation Centre of Burgos (CEEI-Burgos) is a reception and assistance centre that supports and promotes business projects arising from the entrepreneurial spirit of the people of Burgos. It was created in 1994 as a specialised instrument at the service of local development under the model, quality criteria and sponsorship of the European Commission and regional and local institutions. CEEI belongs to the European Association of BICs, EBN, Euroean Business and Innovation Center Network and ANCES, among others.
About the Startup Europe Awards
The Startup Europe Awards (SEUA) is an initiative promoted by the European Commission, launched by the Finnova Foundation in collaboration with StartUp Europe. It is an open innovation tool that allows companies to identify talented startups capable of solving today’s challenges in multiple areas. Its mission is to help Startups and Scaleups become more efficient, smarter and more successful. These awards are a useful tool to promote knowledge sharing, add value to the entrepreneurial ecosystem and help startups to grow and position themselves in the market.
About Finnova Finnova is the Spanish-Belgian non-profit foundation based in Brussels and Spain, working for the promotion and development of innovation and entrepreneurship in the EU. Finnova’s experience in leading communication and dissemination activities for European projects is combined with a proven track record in business creation and entrepreneurship support programmes, such as accelerators, incubators and events, as well as its commitment to training and employability of young people.