Clusters are crucial for the Block.IS ecosystem. We want to empower clusters to serve as multipliers of comprehensive support our accelerator is offering to innovators. This is why we invite clusters and their most active members working around blockchain technologies to join Block.IS Cluster Missions – a roadshow of short-term brainstorming sessions organized by clusters and for clusters across Europe.
Not a one-time opportunity!
The first (out of 15) Block.IS Cluster Mission will be hosted by Vojvodina ICT Cluster, with support of InoSens (both partners in the project) and collocated with the ninth edition of the Startup Weekend Novi Sad, Serbia Sep 27-28. Startup Weekend is an event where participants have the chance to make a good business story out of their ideas and convince the jury that their idea is the best, that they are ready to implement immediately, and that they know how to do it.
For the entire weekend, competitors will be on the road from an idea to the business model. They will not be left alone. They will get some help from mentors who have already passed that road and proved themselves as successful entrepreneurs.
This is a perfect environment for Block.IS Cluster Mission participates to network with mentors, innovators, entrepreneurs and spread the word about our business accelerator. It is important to mention that the 2019 edition of SW is focused on AgTech field, which is one of the three main verticals Block.IS is supporting and this provides additional potential for the symbiotic effect.
27/09/2019 to 28/09/2019
Address: Business Incubator, Vojvodjanskih brigada 28, Novi Sad, Serbia
45° 14′ 57.5556″ N, 19° 50′ 36.6972″ E
See map: Google Maps
This is the first of 15 missions that will take place throughout Europe in the next 2 years. Clusters from all corners of Europe are invited to express their interest in hosting missions!
What are these missions for?
During each mission, participants will have a chance to:
- Get to know the hosting cluster’s ecosystem, learn the processes they use to boost innovation;
- Build relationships and expand networks;
- Boost capacity to support SMEs’ growth;
- Present clusters or companies to the Block.IS community;
- For clusters: bring one of their star SMEs (working with blockchain technology) to share their success story (note: both clusters and SMEs have to apply independently).
Travel reimbursement: selected participants will be reimbursed up to 750 €: 300 € to cover their stay, and up to 450 € to cover travel expenses (depending on the distance).
Categories of eligible applicants: 1. legal entities which are either cluster or business network organisations; 2. SMEs developing blockchain-based solutions.
More detailed information about application procedure can be found here: https://blockis.eu/apply-now/cluster-missions/.
For more information about the event concept, please visit Block.IS:Cluster Missions.
To apply for the event, please visit F6S:Block.IS.
If you have questions or want to learn more, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.