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Network of summer academies for the improvement of entrepreneurship in innovative sectors

Objective

CREA aims to promote ICT development and creativity as new drivers able to produce specific structural changes and arrangements in the European entrepreneurial base, to influence the future paths of social change and innovation to a large extent. CREA project wants to validate a new European Model of Summer Academy for students who wants to develop business ideas focus on creativity and ICT and able to explore innovation in advanced fields: new products for new markets, social innovation, meaning drive innovation in old sectors, service innovation, technology driven innovation etc. CREA will test 2 edition of Summer Academy simultaneously organized in 6 European Cities (Milan, Stuttgart, Ljubljana, Newcastle, Tallin, Utrecht), which will end with an international event (CREA ICT Business Idea Contest) for the presentation of results to international investors and the awarding of a prize.
The project includes training courses, mentoring activities and the incubation program for start up companies that will be able to use the opportunities of ICT and Creativity to propose new business model with a European vision.
The general objectives of CREA project are:
- To create European wide system of Summer Academies for university and last year high school students entirely focused on ICT entrepreneurship;
- To create a model of Summer Academy action oriented with a strong focus on ICT and entrepreneurial skills development and a rich offer of mentoring, support for business planning, matchmaking opportunities and generation of ICT related business idea;
- To stimulate the development of new start up business ideas boosting on ICT and creativity;
- To complement and extend similar existing Summer Academy program while strongly focusing on ICT and creativity entrepreneurship;
- To organize and promote ICT Business Idea Contests.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/business model
  • /social sciences/economics and business
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/entrepreneurship

Call for proposal

H2020-ICT-2014-1
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

POLITECNICO DI MILANO
Address
Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci 32
20133 Milano
Italy
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 476 500

Participants (8)

BWCON GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 211 227,62
Address
Seyfferstrasse 34
70197 Stuttgart
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PANEPISTIMIO AIGAIOU
Greece
EU contribution
€ 146 562,50
Address
Lofos Panepistimiou
81100 Mytilini
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHUMBRIA AT NEWCASTLE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 130 970
Address
Sutherland Building College Street
NE1 8ST Newcastle Upon Tyne
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
STICHTING HOGESCHOOL VOOR DE KUNSTEN UTRECHT
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 142 875
Address
Nieuwekade 1
3511 RV Utrecht
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
REGIONALNA RAZVOJNA AGENCIJA - LJUBLJANSKE URBANE REGIJE ZAVOD
Slovenia
EU contribution
€ 114 501,25
Address
Tehnoloski Park 19
1000 Ljubljana
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI
Slovenia
EU contribution
€ 80 000
Address
Kongresni Trg 12
1000 Ljubljana
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ERASMUS STUDENT NETWORK ITALIA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 80 000
Address
Via Università 12
43121 Parma
Activity type
Other
SIHTASUTUS TALLINNA ETTEVOTLUSINKUBAATORID
Estonia
EU contribution
€ 86 260
Address
Veerenni 24
10135 Tallinn
Activity type
Other