8 BiR&D companies participated to the European Innovation Council (EIC) SME event at P&G on June 8 & 9, 2018 : P&G, Deme, AB Inbev, Solvay, Gsk, Nokia, Puratos, Cargill.
It gave them the possibility to meet with hundred SME’s.
“I found this particular interesting to discuss with companies I didn’t know beforehand” reports Marnix Botte, BiR&D Chairman. “Some companies brought more a continuation type of ideas, but some were bringing real disruptive ideas.
Agenda was composed of 2 major blocks :
- Pitching of the start-ups / scale-ups / SMEs of their company
- One-to-one meetings with corporates to see if there is a possibility for cooperation.
If you want to know more about the initiative or to participate to similar events to come, you can
- go to the official site of the Commission https://ec.europa.eu/easme/en/sme-instrument
- contact André Convents