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MARCH 21, 2014:
Building the European Smart Valley for SMEs: from research to private investment - COWIN success and best practices to make it happen
COWIN, a European Commission Coordination and Support action, aiming supporting commercial exploitation of EU collaborative research projects organized a Reception and a Breakfast debate, in cooperation with Knowledge4Innovation, in the European Parliament on 17-18 March 2014.… Ms Madurell, MEP, stressed that „the importance of COWIN lays in providing research institutions and partners with support to reach maturity for further investment. It offers interesting companies the access to exploit collaborative research results to the market. I hope that COWIN continues to work under Horizon 2020, because we need more than ever initiatives, which will help to leave behind the valley of the death of our innovation chain “. Mr Roberto Zafalon, ST Microelectronics argued that „the business model, provided and pushed through by COWIN represents one major step concerning the transfer from pilot lines to the market, resulting in wellness, revenues and recovery“ ... → To read the complete story, please click: COWIN success & best practices.
MARCH, 14, 2014
COWIN has generated more than 15 million euro direct early stage investment opportunities...
Discover COWIN‘s success in Brussels, on 17-18 March 2014. During the last three years, this Coordination and Support Action has generated more than 15 million euro direct early stage investment opportunities, engaged more than 1200 industrials and attracted more than 60 VCs to consider investing in early stage ICT start-ups. According to Luis Boada, Excelera, COWIN excels at providing start-ups with access to leading European companies. It is a unique and great opportunity offered to young companies ... More.
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