VIPIA II

VIRTUAL PRE-INCUBATOR ACCELERATOR

Financial Framework: Leonardo da Vinci (Transfer of Innovation)
Overall Budget:
Period: 2008-2010
Fields: Entrepreneurship, Business Incubation, Business Development, Multimedia Training Materials
Objectives: In continuation to the successfully completed project Virtual Pre-Incubator Accelerator (ViPiA), ViPiA II aims to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation through the provision of professional business training and advisory services for students, graduates, people at research and education agencies and inventors.
  • To encourage entrepreneurship and innovation through the provision of business training, a virtual learning network and mentoring start-ups.
  • To create better opportunities for easy and low cost access to continuous professional training and advisory services
  • To develop a new specialized training system based on knowledge and good-practices in the management of high-tech business
  • To facilitate admission to incubation programs by using the on-line sessions, visiting schemes to business incubators, individually designed courses and other didactic materials to cover the needs for training of their staff and/or tenants and start-up enterprises in the technology sector
Target Groups: Students, Graduates, People at Research and Education Agencies, Investors.
Activities:
  • Identification of business creation challenges faced by the target groups.
  • Development of training modules and advisory services for students, graduates, people at research and education institutions and inventors.
  • Implementation of an multimedia application.