There are 19 centers of these characteristics located throughout Spain that provide coverage to more than 670 entrepreneurs and micro-SMEs
The president of the INCYDE Foundation, José Luis Bonet, and the delegate of the Cádiz Free Trade Zone, Fran González, will preside over this event.
The meeting aims to generate a global ecosystem that strengthens and promotes the network of incubators by sharing synergies
The diversity of the sectors to which the incubators belong will make it possible for the meeting to be an enriching focus for the attendees, who will present their experiences and serve as a benchmark for the future development of startups
The Free Zone of Cádiz will host the I Meeting of High Technology Incubators (IAT) of the Incyde Network, which will be held on June 6 and 7 and where representatives of the 19 centers of these characteristics that are underway will meet in Spain, financed by the ERDF Funds that INCYDE manages. Incubazul will host this first edition, organizing it in collaboration with the Incyde Foundation of the Chambers of Commerce.
The facilities of the Free Zone of Cádiz will be the scene of a forum that aims to create a space for meeting, knowledge, innovation and networking in order to strengthen and promote the network and share synergies to strengthen each of the centers in the face of future opportunities to national and international level.
For the start-up of these 19 centers, INCYDE has invested a total of 31.7 million euros co-financed by FEDER funds
The 19 high-tech incubators are spread throughout the Spanish territory (Extremadura, Canarias, Andalucía, Castilla-La Mancha, Murcia, Galicia, Asturias, Aragón, Cataluña, Castilla y León and Valencia) and are focused on technology transfer of strategic sectors worldwide such as astrophysics, biotechnology, aquaculture, cybersecurity, water, sports, health and agri-food, among others.
This diversity of sectors will make it possible for the meeting to be an enriching focus for the attendees, who will present their experiences in the development of their respective incubators, providing references and experiences of great value for the centers themselves and their startups.
The forum will be essential to share experiences in management, generating a global ecosystem that strengthens each of the centers. Transfers of good practices between them will also be generated. The Congress will be divided into two days, Monday June 6 in the afternoon and Tuesday June 7 in the morning.
This first edition of the Meeting of High Technology Incubators will be chaired by the president of the INCYDE Foundation, José Luis Bonet, the delegate of the Cádiz Free Trade Zone, Fran González, and the Deputy Director General of Management of the European Regional Development Fund, Anatolio Alonso Pardo, an essential tool in the creation and implementation of this network, through the FEDER funds managed by INCYDE.
The Congress will also be attended by representatives of other institutions such as the Vigo Free Trade Zone, the Barcelona Free Trade Zone, the Cajamar Foundation, the Córdoba City Council, the Salamanca City Council, the Gijón City Council, or the Catholic University of Murcia, among others. All of them promoters of these infrastructures.
The Incyde Foundation's Network of High Technology Incubators (IAT) is currently incubating more than 670 entrepreneurs and micro-SMEs and it is expected that in the next 3 years it will reach 2,500 with a generation of 45,000 direct jobs.
The Cádiz Free Zone incubator, Incubazul, is the only one in the network whose activity is linked to the blue economy and is being developed thanks to the support of the European Union, which co-finances it, through the INCYDE Foundation, by 80 % by the ERDF within the Multiregional Operational Program 2014-2020 within Axis 3: Improving the Competitiveness of SMEs, Thematic Objective 3 Improving the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises, and investment priority 3a Fostering entrepreneurship, in particular , facilitating the economic exploitation of new ideas, and promoting the creation of new companies, also through incubators.
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