DIN-ECO is proud to announce the upcoming public event “DIN-ECO Project: From an Innovative Idea to a Startup”. The event will be held on Friday, 9 June 2023, in Nis, Serbia, at the University of Nis.
The “DIN-ECO: Boosting Digital Innovation and Transformation Capacity of HEIs in an Entrepreneurial ecosystem” project, supported by the HEI Initiative programme of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), is working to increase the digital innovation and entrepreneurial capacity of the Universities and enable their integration into European Innovation value chains and ecosystems.
The DIN-ECO open event offers an unrivalled opportunity for attendees to delve into the world of startups, innovation, and technology. The event will include insightful presentations by experts who will walk attendees through their journey from a concept to a successful startup. The participants will be guided to alternative pathways that can lead to a successful startup, the available support programmes and the role of different business support mechanisms. Also, attendees will be privy to a series of pitches from innovative startup projects already supported by DIN-ECO. These pitches will provide real-world examples of the innovation process and the path from an idea to a startup.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn, network with like-minded individuals, and get a headstart on your entrepreneurial journey.
The event offers an online participation option for those who cannot attend in person via this link: https://meet.google.com/msm-buyv-nff.
DIN-ECO is supported by HEI Initiative program of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) (cohort 2) and is funded by the European Union.
From an Innovative Idea to a Startup
Date: Friday, June 9 2023
Venue: Room 401 and 6th floor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Aleksandra Medvedeva 14, Nis
Use this link to participate online: https://meet.google.com/msm-buyv-nff
|10.00-10.15||Opening||Dr Dragan Antic, Rector of the University of Nis, Dr Goran Janevski, Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Dr Milos Simonovic, Vice dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering|
|10.15-10.30||DIN ECO in a nutshell||Dr Ada Pateli|
|10.30-10.45||Technology development, innovation, and entrepreneurship in Serbia||Assistant Minister for technology development, innovation, and entrepreneurship|
|10.45-11.00||Innovation fund programmes – Great opportunity for startups||Dr Ivan Rakonjac, Innovation fund|
|11.00-11.20||What after the academy? Entrepreneurial way forward.||Dr Miroslav Trajanović|
|11.20-11.30||1st Pitch: Implant Engineering and Design||Sofija Stanojev, Tijana Kocić|
|11.30-11.50||How Science and Technology Park can help startups||Dr Milan Ranđelović, director of the Scientific Technology Park, Nis Aleksandra Ristić, Business Development Advisor|
|11.50-12.00||2nd Pitch: OrthoBack||Jovan Aranđelović, Aleksanadar Živković|
|12.30-12.50||NiCAT cluster as support for startups and companies||Goran Mladenović, director of the Nis Cluster of Advanced Technology – NiCAT|
|12.50-13.00||3rd Pitch: SafeWalk||Kristina Nikolić, Lenka Krstić|
|13.00-13.20||Design thinking||Dr Milena Rajić|
|13.20-13.30||4th Pitch: NoTimeToWaste||Mihajlo Milojković, Andjela Pavlović|
|13.30-13.50||From an idea to the startup – our experience||Djordje Mitić, Aidline|