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

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.
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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)

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BWCON GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 211 227,62

PANEPISTIMIO AIGAIOU

Greece

EU Contribution

€ 146 562,50

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHUMBRIA AT NEWCASTLE

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 130 970

STICHTING HOGESCHOOL VOOR DE KUNSTEN UTRECHT

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 142 875

REGIONALNA RAZVOJNA AGENCIJA - LJUBLJANSKE URBANE REGIJE ZAVOD

Slovenia

EU Contribution

€ 114 501,25

UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI

Slovenia

EU Contribution

€ 80 000

ERASMUS STUDENT NETWORK ITALIA

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 80 000

SIHTASUTUS TALLINNA ETTEVOTLUSINKUBAATORID

Estonia

EU Contribution

€ 86 260

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 644988

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 January 2015

  • End date

    30 April 2017

Funded under:

H2020-EU.2.1.1.

  • Overall budget:

    € 1 559 422,50

  • EU contribution

    € 1 468 896,37

Coordinated by:

POLITECNICO DI MILANO

Italy