BoB Partner Austria:
BoB´s partners in Austria are the AplusB centers. AplusB is a program of the Austrian Federal Minister of Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit), run by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) which provides its services in a very initial phase of start-up process. Here it closes a financial gap that previously existed in the Austrian start-up environment.
Carinthia: build! is the academic incubator of Carinthia since 2002. The goals of build! are on one Hand the Promotion of "self-employment" as an interesting perspective for students and graduates in the Region and on the other Hand the Promotion of innovative Business ideas of graduates. Moreover build! wants to improve the infrastructure for start-ups in Carinthia.
Lower Austria: accent Gründerservice GmbH supports academics who are aiming to set up their own ompany in Lower Austria. Their services cover the initial planning, the strategy and business plan development and financial support. Increase the quality and likelihood of success of your own businss with accent Gründerservice.
Styria: Science Park Graz (SPG) is the academic business incubator for innovative start-ups in Graz. Founded in July 2002 on initiative of the AplusB program, SPG aims to stimulate and endorse the number and quality of succesfull spin-offs in the styrian region. With a large network in the background the SPG-team supports academic graduates from all fields of knowledge who want to put their business ideas into practice by starting up a company. The incubator program inclused coaching, training, infrastructure and financial support.
Tyrol: CAST (Center for Academic Spin-Offs Tyrol) is the business start-up center of the universities, technical colleges and non-academic research institutes of Tyrol. CAST´s main task is to stimultate technology-oriented business start-ups from the above facilities, providing intensive consultinacy, coaching and backing along the way. CAST optimizes the vommercial exploitation of University research results with advice on industrial property rights (patents, licenses) and the networking of all initiatives, which promote the transfer of technology from the academic environmet to the world of business.
Upper Austria: tech2b, as the Upper Austrian Innovation and partnership network for research-based and technology-oriented business concepts and business foundations, help people to realize their ideas. The center accompanies university graduates from high-tech desciplines during the initial stage of founding a business, and supports them with a unique starting package of comprehensive one-stop services, such as advice, financing, infrastructure and network. Up to now, tech2e has achieved 40 sucessful Business projects, more than 27 successful business foundations with more than 200 employees, more than 30 patents and more than 15 Million Euro in capital made available to the benefit of the participating companies.
Vienna: INiTS has been providing advice and support for entrepreneurs with innovative ideas since 2002. Our services are aimed at graduates, employees and students at universities and universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen) in Vienna who want to put their business ideas into practice by starting up a company. The focus of our organization is on innovations in the fields of information and communication technology, life sciences and other areas of research and technology. INiTS was founded as part of the AplusB program (Academia plus Business) and as the AplusB centre for the Vienna region.
BoB Partner Czech Republic
The South Moravian Innovation Centre (JIC) supports innovative entrepreneurship in the South Moravian region. The centre operates a specialized biotechnology incubator and two technology incubators, to reduce the risk for start-ups and to assist them achieving a level to self-dependently engage in commercial-economic activities and compete on the market. The services of the centre are based on five key pillars: finances, consultancy, contacts, premises and promotion.
BoB Partner Italy:
TheBioindustry Park Silvio Fumero is a science and technology park located in the north of Italy (near Torino) specialised in life sciences.
ABLE Biosciences and FORLab are scientific divisions of Bioindustry Park responsible for scientific services for R&D. EX2O is the service platform focused on company development and technology transfer. bioPmed is the regional cluster initiative in health care and life sciences than involves around 80 different actors as core member and 250 different companies as community members.