41335 Larissa – Greece
09:00PM, 14- 16 Nov
5 Best Startups
The selected startups will travel to Lyon, France at 14-16 of November 2017.
iED as official partner of BigBooster in Greece is going to select the best Greek startups
in the fields of Bio & Health, Informative Tech and Global Impact.
Apply for your startup online
here in this website
A selection committee chooses up to 5 best startups
The selected startups can participate directly to Booster Camp in Lyon
Founded in April 2015, BigBooster is an international non-profit acceleration program for startups based in Europe, Africa, North America and Asia. Thanks to the support of public and private partners, BigBooster allows startups with cutting edge innovation in the fields of Bio & Health, Informative Tech and Global Impact to go global and gain maturity thanks to a tailor-made program and privileged networking time within the best innovation ecosystem of the world. More Information.
China Booster Camps (Shanghai - Shenzhen) : September 21-27th 2017
Announcement of the selected startups for Lyon Booster Camp: October 3rd 2017
Booster Camp Lyon (150 startups): November 14-16th 2017
BoosterHub and Demo days (up to 50 startups) : December 2017-April 2018
Boston Booster Camp, China Booster Camp & Middle East Africa Booster Camp : May-Sept 2018
For the third edition, startups will compete to take part in the first step of the program gathering the best applicants for a unique entrepreneurial adventure.
Through the wide variety of sectors and origins of the startups taking part in the adventure, BigBooster choose to make the best of the differences in order to progress together. The program is dedicated to startups in the fields of “Bio & Health”, “Informative Tech” and “Global Impact” coming from 4 continents: Europe, Africa, North America and Asia. From startup to scale-up, a tangible project and a global vision will make the difference to choose the hundreds of startups selected to attend the Lyon Booster Camp.
Any seed- or early-stage startups and projects can apply to BigBooster. The applicant must be more than 18 as of the date of entry. The key requirements are an innovative solution with POC or a prototype/demo, and an international ambition.
A referent is recommended to be mentioned in the application who can testify on the technology relevancy, the steadiness of the co-founders, and the existence of the startup/project. It is not necessary that the startup is created/ registered or the project is incorporated to take part in BigBooster.
To apply startups have to be in one of the following fields:
Bio & Health (Life Sciences, Health, Biotech, Medtech, e-Health, Foodtech, Agritech)
Informative Tech (High Tech, Hardware, Robotics & IoT, Education Tech & Entertainment, B2C or B2B solutions, Big data enabling Solutions, Smart Factory)
Global Impact (Cleantech (Energy, Air, Water), Design, Environment, Social Impact Transport & Mobility, Smart Cities, Material & processes, ... )
Thanks to BigBooster, startups can:
Since its inception, BigBooster has supported more than 160 startups in their international development. Want to be part of it? The BigBooster community and its strong alumni network is waiting for you!
These are the judges that will select the best startups from Greece that will have the chance to travel to Lyon, France.
President and legal representative of iED. He holds a PhD from the Aegean University in Greece. He has participated as a member of research teams of many European programmes (Adapt, Adapt II, Leonardo da Vinci, EQUAL), while simultaneously acting as a member in the evaluation team in programmes of Cordis and e-Ten.
Msc in Health informatics from City University of London and another Msc in Midwifery from Middlesex University. She is a PhD Candidate in Innovation health and mobile application. She is founder and CEO of Biomimicry Greece Research and Innovation Center with collaborations of 32 Biomimicry centers worldwide.
Works as Business Development and International Collaborations Manager at the Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ACEin), the incubator of the Athens University of Economics and Business. She holds a BSc in Management Science and Technology from AUEB and she has received an honorary scholarship for her performance from the State Scholarships Foundation.
An economist with more than 20 years of experience in the coordination and management of national and international projects. From 1 November 2014 until now, she is the General Manager of the Association of Thessalian Enterprises and Industries (STHEV).
Accelerator Director of Aephoria.net which is a sustainable-business education and incubation program for startup companies operating in Greece, co-founder and president of the Academy of Entrepreneurship (AKEP) and former President of the Federation of Greek Associations of Young Entrepreneurs.
Deadline August 31, 2017
A Greek startup that fulfills the aforementioned criteria can apply online by filling in the application form by 31/08/02017. Then a selection committee will review the application forms and will choose up to 5 startups. The selected startups will be informed and guided for the next steps.
Applications are evaluated by the selection committee according to the official list of criteria of BigBooster: Societal benefit, Market attractiveness, Business proposition innovation level, competitive position and overall quality of the application.
No fees are required to submit your application. Fees will only be applicable to the applicants who will be selected and confirm their participation for the Lyon Booster camp.
The registration fees for the Lyon Booster camp are:
300 € per startup and per representative. Accommodations are included for those who come from outside the Auvergne Rhône Alpes area. Transportation to and from Lyon is at the startup's own expenses.
Participation fees will be required for next phases (Booster Hub, DemoDay and Booster Camp USA, China, EMEA) to cover local accommodations. Travel are not included.
Applications are reviewed by a selection committee. The information on your application remains absolutely confidential and is restricted to the selection committee.
Apply for free today and get the chance to showcase your startup worldwide
in the BigBooster event.
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