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Getting into the Co-working Landscape of Hamburg

July 23, 2017. Source:

Co-working comes in different patterns for different purposes. “Hamburg Creative (Hamburg Kreativgesellschaft) in cooperation with the “Competence Center for Cultural and Creative Industries” (Kompetenztenrum für Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft) took initiative to introduce to the various types of co-working spaces in Hamburg. On May 30, 2017, three guided tours brought... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

New Era of Construction Tech at Deutsche Bahn

July 21, 2017. Source:

Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) is continuing its series of thematic acceleration programs – this time in cooperation with Pluy & Play. The actual call for applications is focused on innovations in construction The Deutsche Bahn Accelerator Beyond1435 is dedicated to the management of major construction projects and is open for applications until August 20, 2017. Thousands of kilometers of... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Sydney’s Startup Ecosystem on the Move – New Startup Hub

July 20, 2017. Source:

Since 2014, Murray Hurps was leading Fishburners as community-elected board member and "interim CEO". During this time Fishburners successfully developed its activities and communities in Brisbane, Shanghai and Sydney Now, Murray informed that he will move on to other challenges. The new CEO of Fishburners will be Annie Parker, co-founder Muru-D and a key player in the Australian startup scene.... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Hot Summer? Think about refreshing

July 18, 2017. Source:

It is (more or less) warm summer in the Northern Hemisphere. But, possibly it is time to think about refreshing coolness of February in Riga?  TechChill is the key event of the Latvian startup community opening the season with the oldest, loudest and coolest annual startup and tech insider event in Latvia. Early bird ticket sales for the event to be held February 8-9, 2018 in Riga have... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Beaches, Castles, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

July 17, 2017. Source:

The Baltic States are a great place for vacations. For example, in Latvia travelers can find whatever they are interested in. Beaches and culture, nature and architecture, history and innovation, business and entertainment – and there is more. Those who cannot stop working during vacation find the right places all over the country. Latvia provides co-working options not only in Riga, but... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Innovator of the Year 2017 - Germany

July 09, 2017. Source:

In SPICE Update 127 we already reported briefly about the “Innovator of the Year” of the magazine Technology Review that honors every year “Innovators under 35” in many countries. Here we take a closer look at the nominees of 2017 and the winner. The German edition of the MIT Technology Review was hosted this year for the third time by the HEISE Publishing House, supported... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

ConneCTIC Entrepreneurs Café presents the Companies selected for Jambar Tech Lab

July 08, 2017. Source:

CTIC Dakar is organizing a "Connectic" with the partners, entrepreneurs, coaches and mentors on, July 13, 2017. The program is part of the Jambar Tech Lab, the An essential event on the Senegalese ICT scene, Connectic has been bringing together actors, entrepreneurs and professionals from the Senegalese tech scene for over 4 years. Entrepreneurs from the subregion selected for the Jambar tech... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Discovering Chengdu China and its Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

July 05, 2017. Source:

Here are some impressions of six days in Chengdu, China on the occasion of attending three events at the same time: 2017 Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair, the 2017 Global Business Incubation Summit, and the 30th Anniversary Celebration of China’s Science and Technology Business Incubators held May 10-11, 2017. These were among the most effectively staged and run fairs and... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Interactive Business Festival in Berlin

July 05, 2017. Source:

hub.berlin is “Europe’s interactive business festival for digital movers and makers.” It will be organized by  Bitkom and held November 28, 2017 in STATION-Berlin At the Hub conference the speakers, the world’s masterminds of digital transformation stand in the midst of the crowd, involving the viewers in talks about smart technology, modernized society and the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Today is the slowest Day of the Rest of your Live

July 04, 2017. Source:

Effective promotion of innovation, entrepreneurship and startups needs more than nicely furnished rooms and free coffee. The foundation for successful work is activating the involvement of the sources and brains of a place or region. With the successful First Innovation Forum of STARTFELD held in June 2017 this business incubator make effective use of its network for innovation and start-ups in... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Work Digital – new Accelerator Program in Dortmund

July 03, 2017. Source:

The new accelerator program in Dortmund is Work Digital. It will accept not only applications from Dortmund, but is open to all startups from North Rhine Westphalia (NRW) and includes SMEs. The start is planned for July 2017. 5 startup teams will be accepted and spaces the work will be provided by Work Inn, a co-working space offering services at four locations in Dortmund. The goals of the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

African Super Food, Honey a Glass create Jobs and Playground from upcycled Waste

July 02, 2017. Source:

The first Social Innovation Challenge in Hamburg was organized June 16 – 18, 2017 by betahaus and the Social Impact Lab. Technically it was held similar to a Startup Weekend, but with a focus on social innovations. The aim of the event was to mobilize and inspire citizens of Hamburg to work on solutions for the most urgent social challenges in Hamburg. The Social Innovation Challenge is... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Social Innovation in Hamburg made visible

July 02, 2017. Source:

The initiative Innovative City Hamburg  has created a platform promoting social innovations in Hamburg. The “Yellow List” provides short descriptions and a map indication the locations. At this time the overview includes 33 initiatives – and an option to add new ones.  The yellow list aims to contribute to the social change in the city of Hamburg and to make social... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

New Co-Working Offers in Accra

July 01, 2017. Source:

Since SPICE Update published a special page on Accra new co-working activities have been started in the city. Here short information about two recently added offers: Especially meant for young business people, Workshed offers a startup-friendly environment. Here users can work in the community in an aesthetically pleasing, comfortable and collaborative environment for innovators and startups.By... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

StartUP.InnoLab - Regional Cooperation to Promote Startups

June 30, 2017. Source:

In late summer this year StartUP.InnoLab is scheduled to open. This innovation laboratory is coordinated by the Center for Entrepreneurship of the Technical University Dortmund (tu>startup, Project coordinator Sebastian Hanny) and builds on support from the Universities of Applied Science in Dortmund and Hamm-Lippstadt, the Economic Promotion Agency Dortmund and the TechnologieZentrumDortmund.... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

tu>startup: Summer School 2017 in Dortmund

June 30, 2017. Source:

The Technical University Dortmund again offers a Summer School 2017 for those interested in starting their own business. For one week a program full of topics important for entrepreneurship is offered. In compact blocks, first insights into selected topics are given, for example, the basics of business management, business model canvas, design thinking, and patents. Founders’ experiences... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

New CSR-Competence Center Ruhr

June 29, 2017. Source:

The Ministry for Economy of the State North-Rhine Westphalia called for applications to establish competence centers for responsible corporate management. One of the two winners of the competition is the Regional CSR Competence Center Ruhr, part of the nationwide CSR network UPJ with the Economic Promotion Agency Dortmund, the Economic Promotion Agency Ennepe-Ruhr, the Center for Citizenship... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Citizen Entrepreneurship - Summit 2017 in Berlin

June 29, 2017. Source:

The Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 under the title “Citizen Entrepreneurship” will be held October 21 - 22 in Berlin on the campus of the Free University of Berlin. The program will cover all areas of Entrepreneurship and will provide everything for a well thought-out start-up concept. Keynotes by Gregor Gysi, Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker and Thomas Sattelberger will introduce the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

The State of Digital Investments in MENA

June 28, 2017. Source:

Arabnet has published its 2013-2016 Report on Digital Investments in the MENA Region. Some findings: - $900 million was invested in tech startups in 2016, more than 2013-2015 combined - 64% of all funding institutions are concentrated in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon - 82% of all regional deals are transactional, media and SaaS business models The report provides a detailed overview of the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Fashion Fusion Challenge - the Future of Fashion and Technology

June 28, 2017. Source:

Fashion Fusion is an ideas competition aimed at encouraging creative minds from fashion and technology to team up, engage and challenge the fashion status quo with groundbreaking concepts. The First Fashion Fusion Event in Europe was held in Berlin in 2016 with 120 applicants from 25 countries. The twelve finalists of the Fashion Fusion Challenge presented their visionary smart fashion creations.... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

The Future of Fashion

June 28, 2017. Source:

Berlin is the place to learn about the “Future of Fashion” at the conference and exhibition #FASHIONTECH BERLIN on July 4 +5, 2017. This event aims to be “the platform for all the uprising ideas and business models that influence the way fashion is designed, produced, marketed and sold”.  The program offers a wide spectrum of information and contacts. Under the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Dubai Smart City Accelerator is starting

June 27, 2017. Source:

The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) aims to facilitate solutions to create a “smart” city. Now, DSOA launched the Dubai Smart City Accelerator, the first of its kind in the Mena region. The accelerator was set-up with Dh18.4 million (€4,5 million) investments from six strategic partners and claims to be the largest hub in the Middle East. Target group of the accelerator... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

10 Years of STARTERCENTER Dortmund

June 26, 2017. Source:

The STARTERCENTER NRW often is the first point of reference for would-be founders. The spectrum of clients is wide and includes people intending to start an innovative, technology startup as well as unemployed, immigrants, or those who want to start the business “besides” their actual job. Responding to these needs STARTERCENTER offers access to a wide range of experiences. Over the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Afrobytes and the first African Unicorn

June 25, 2017. Source:

To provide visibility, partnership, and financial empowerment to African technology is one of the goals of Afrobytes, a technology conference for Africa held in Paris in early June this year for the second time. This is to contribute to changing the image the continent still has in the eyes of “Westerners:  Promoting a culture of business instead of the old culture of aid for Africa.... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Start2Grow Pitch & Party

June 24, 2017. Source:

The 37th start2Grow competition received 66 business plan applications. At the end of the assessment phase, the jury decision on the award will be announced on July 12, 2017 at the start2grow-Pitch and Party. 20 selected applications will pitch at this event and the award will be announced. Applications for the next competition are possible at any time. Contact and registration for the event... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Nucleus of UKLTH selected six new Companies

June 23, 2017. Source:

At a special event on the rooftop of Beirut Digital District BDD Nucleus, the 6 companies selected for the 3-month acceleration program Nucleus were announced. The program is part of the UK Lebanon Tech Hub (UKLTH), an international initiative jointly kick-started by Banque Du Liban and the UK Government. The UKLTH is a two year program comprising of several activities to support the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

€40 million loan for SMEs in Tunisia

June 22, 2017. Source:

A financial package of a €40 million loan for on-lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and a US$10 million trade finance line have been provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to Union Internationale de Banques (UIB) in Tunisia. UIB, a subsidiary of Société Générale with this finance over the next three years will be... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Youth and Employability in MENA

June 21, 2017. Source:

Youth employment in the southern Mediterranean region will be the focus of a two-day conference in Cairo on July9-10, 2017. Organised by the Centre for Mediterranean Integration, the event aims to leverage research and analytical tools to identify the main constraints affecting youth employment in MENA, and explore the role of business climate, labour and education policies in mitigating those... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

“Baltic Dynamics” become “Nordic Baltic Dynamics”

June 20, 2017. Source:

After 21 annual “Baltic Dynamics” conferences held in turns in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, the 2017 edition will be the first under the name “Nordic-Baltic Dynamics” and will be held October 26 -27 in Stockholm, organized jointly by Tehnopol, Estonia and Swedish Incubators & Science Parks  (SISP), Sweden. First time the conference will be held outside the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Start in Latvia - Latvian Startup Ecosystem

June 19, 2017. Source:

A booklet “Start in Latvia” published by startin.LV, the Latvia Startup Association provides an overview of the system to support new companies in the country.  The association founded in February 2016 by representatives of the Latvian start-up community start-ups, founders, co-working spaces, incubators, accelerators, investors and other ecosystem stakeholders. Jekaterina... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Startup Slalom ventures out to Ventspils

June 19, 2017. Source:

Startup Slalom is a hackathon brand created by the Latvian Startup Association. After successful events in Latvia’s Capital, Startup Slalom now left Riga for the first time to bring together technology enthusiasts in Ventspils (see left column). This activity was made possible by support provided by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia.   At the end of the hackathon seven... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

The real Deal with Corporates – Fifth Startupnight Berlin

June 18, 2017. Source:

The fifth Startupnight Berlin again expects 5,000 Attendees and 250+ startups to present on September 8, 2017. Participating startups will be from around the world and areas like mobility, energy, communication, AI, VR, AR, health, and fintech. The focus of the conference will be on a direct exchange between startups and corporates. The event again will offer great opportunities to get... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

EUROMED Invest links Northern Europe and the Mediterranean Region

June 17, 2017. Source:

Business Roadshows organized by EUROMED Invest recently brought together participants the southern Mediterranean with local entrepreneurs from Warsaw, Riga and Helsinki eager to learn more about business and investment opportunities in the renewables and green technologies sectors in the Mediterranean region. In northern Europe awareness about the opportunities offered by the Mediterranean region... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

New digital Incubator for the Ingolstadt started

June 16, 2017. Source:

brigk, the new digital start-up center of the Ingolstadt region started May 16, 2017 to become “a starting point, a central meeting place and home for entrepreneurs, innovators, creative minds, digital nomads and founders. This initiative aims to become the place for the start-up scene in Ingolstadt and to sustainably strengthen the economy of the region and to help them deal with the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Women Entrepreneurs invited to join Generation 6

June 15, 2017. Source:

The S-Factory is a pre-acceleration program of the Chilean Government for female-led startups from around the World.  This program started in 2015 and is part of Startup Chile that was initiated in 2010 and meanwhile has a portfolio 1,400 startups and 4,000 entrepreneurs from 79 countries. Each year S-Factory receives about 250 applications for its two rounds of 20-30 selected startups. The... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Gamification & Innovation: Summer Fest in e-port Dortmund

June 14, 2017. Source:

The 89th edition of the “3rd Wednesday” in e-port Dortmund on July 19, 2017 will bring together the startup community of the city under the theme Gamification & Innovation. Prof. Tim Bruysten introduce to the topic and inform how to lead employees and customers playfully into an innovative future: “How to Play the Future Playfully". Tim Bruysten is professor and faculty... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Linking Startup Ecosystems - explore Hungarian Startups in Berlin

June 13, 2017. Source:

The Startup Campus Roadshow, a program of Enterprise Hungary is organized in co-operation with the Hungarian Embassy in Berlin. On the June 19, 2017 Hungarian Startups pith at an event in the Hungarian Embassy in Berlin. The main objective of Startup Campus Berlin is boosting the communication and strengthening the relationship between the German and Hungarian startup community. Besides leaning... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Strengthening Innovation and Internationalization in Polish Companies

June 12, 2017. Source:

Commercialization of knowledge and technology, both in respect for the scientific and business community, and development and internationalization of technology companies with the support of the innovation centers was one of the conference topics, including examples good practices from other countries. Participants representing scientific community, government institutions and local government as... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Startup Support in Olsztyn

June 12, 2017. Source:

About 145.000 inhabitants live in Olsztyn, a city with a long history. Just 100 km from Kaliningrad and 140 km to Gdansk and surrounded by a beautiful landscape with lakes and forests, the city was founded in 1353 under the name Allensteyn, at that time under the rule of Prussia. 1516 to 1519 the castle of the city was home of Nicolaus Copernicus who 1521 became administrator of the region.... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Application open for Second Cohort of Accelerator in Myanmar

June 11, 2017. Source:

The Phandeeyar Accelerator in Yangon, Myanmar is open for applications for its second cohort. Accepted applicants will receive an investment of US$25K and six months of accelerator support. Besides office rooms to work in, coaching, networking and access to a network of investors, participants can take advantage of services from Phndeeyar partners worth up to US$200K of, six months of coaching.... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Winners of the German ICT Startup 2017 Award

June 10, 2017. Source:

The German national startup competition “Young ICT” this year was held for the 20th time and announced the four winners at a one-day event in Berlin on June 8, 2017. Held in “Kosmos Berlin” the event, organized by the German Federal Ministry for Economy (BMWi) offered sessions discussing a variety of topics: -        The Digital Hub... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

New and Fresh: First Waterkant #startupSH Festival

June 09, 2017. Source:

Waterkant will be held for the first time June 15+16, 2017 – it is the freshest startup Festival in northern Germany. This unconventional, interactive event is preparing for shaking up a rich mix of startups, companies, creators, intrapreneurs mentors, employers, employees investors, mentors freelancers and students. The themes for startups and companies who operate include: AR & VR,|... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Digital Health – Opportunity for Tunisian Startups

June 08, 2017. Source:

Development of the Tunisian economy after the “Arab Spring” in 2011 has been slow. 15% of Tunisians are unemployed and about 30 per cent of university graduates do not find employment while a raising inflation rate (5 per cent in April 2017) makes investors hesitate. But there are positive signs. Many Tunisians are launching their own startups; the startup scene has expanded with... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

"Making it easy - no matter how big the problem seems"

June 07, 2017. Source:

70 participants from IT, science, medicine and businesses worked together on medical challenges at the hackathon “Life Science meets IT” held May 19 – 21, 2017 in Hedileberg. Nine teams developed concepts and prototypes in the shortest possible time. Albrecht Schütte (MdL) praised the event and the innovative strength of the region. "This weekend, you will encounter... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Better Access to Finance for MSMEs in Tunisia

June 06, 2017. Source:

CFE Tunisie, the Financial Center for Entrepreneurs is a pioneer is the sector of micro and small business finance in Tunisia. CFE provides microfinance with the aim to increase the accessibility of professional financial services to micro and small entrepreneurs in order to contribute to sustainable prosperity, the emergence of the private sector and the improvement of Conditions of life of... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

MaGIC offers co-working Facilities at Borneo 944

June 05, 2017. Source:

MaGIC, the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre works to position Malaysia as the startup capital of Asia. With this aim MaGIC brings together partners and communities to develop enduring, high growth entrepreneurs and creating positive impact at a regional and global scale. In conjunction with the recent soft launch of Borneo 744, MaGIC offers 100 free days of co-working in the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Borneo 744 – the first BOET of Malaysia launched

June 04, 2017. Source:

An area of ca. 4 ha with five building offering providing approx.. 11,150 m² of space “Borneo 744” has started its soft launch in February 2016. This first ”entrepreneur and arts district in the country” that is developed under the “Blue Ocean Strategy” of the Malaysian government is located at the Sawarak River ca. 11 km from the city center of Kuching... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Blue Ocean Strategy to transform Malaysia into an advanced Nation

June 03, 2017. Source:

Malaysia intends to become an advanced nation by 2020. With this aim in mind the government has adopted the Blue Ocean Strategy in its strategic planning and operations to deliver programs and services to the public that are high impact, low cost, and rapidly executed. With a budget of over USD70 billion the actual five-year strategic development of the government will provide high-impact,... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

€ 3 billion for 7,500 SMEs - EU SME Instrument Impact Report

June 02, 2017. Source:

Part of the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation program is an SME instrument that will support market-creating innovation in small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) with significant growth potential and global ambitions. A total of € 3 billion is in the budget for supporting about 7,500 SMEs in coming three years (until 2020). The program offers finance in two phases: Phase 1 offers a... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Startupbootcamp and Thinkzone join for Health Accelerator

June 01, 2017. Source:

Thinkzone started to be built in 1994 in the central area of Tianfu new city in Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone. In 2005, as the first private incubator it was state-ranked to be the national technology and business service center. Thinkzone has an incubating area and service facilities of 370,000 m2, accommodating over 500 enterprises working in the fields of software R&D, digital media, electronic... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Bustling City, green Countryside and fresh Sea-Breeze

May 30, 2017. Source:

The Green Workshop Wendland in rural Germany is a project, platform and prototype in one. The initiators are artists, entrepreneurs, merchants, citizens, representatives of the district administration and economic promotion agency of Lüchow-Dannenberg. The Green Workshop is located in Lüchow, a town existing since the year 1158 with today about 10,000 inhabitants. The region... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Digital Hub Bonn - Startup Accelerator took off

May 28, 2017. Source:

The Startup Accelerator Bonn started officially with 16 startups on May 10, 2 017 with a barbeque and beer.  The companies are MyWoofi (health app for dogs), Cryptomator (free encryption software), immo-naut (apartment and home finder), Wertewandel (bonus program for fair trade products), Agenturen im Netz (platform for insurance, finance and real estate services), trackle (birth... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Summer Academy with Hackathon in Hamburg

May 27, 2017. Source:

The Hamburg Kreativgesellschaft (Hamburg Creative) also this year offers a free interdisciplinary one-week Summer Academy in cooperation with the University Hamburg and the University Hospital Eppendorf with the title “Health Prevention and Stress Management through Learning with Virtual Reality”. The academy addresses students and graduates of all universities to provide skills... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Innovator of the Year 2017 – Award Ceremony in Berlin

May 26, 2017. Source:

Electrics, Growing Heart Valves, Revolutionary Solar Cells: Technology Review presents the leading innovators under 35, including the "Innovator of the Year 2017". The Award is one of the most prestigious prizes for young innovators and has been initiated by the US MIT MIT Technology Review of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Among the winners were Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg,... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Key to Success - Co-working Spaces, Business Incubators or Accelerators?

May 25, 2017. Source:

Separate associations and networks for business incubators, co-working spaces, and accelerators – not to forget those for science / technology parks have developed.  Just a few of those have taken a different approach For example, the German association BVIZ that from the very beginning (named ADT) in the early 1980ies has been integrating the approaches of incubators and science... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Program for NOAH17 in Berlin released

May 24, 2017. Source:

The program for NOAH17 Berlin to be held in Berlin June 22-23, 2017 in Tempodrom has been published. More than 115 confirmed speakers will present on the main stage, 26 are digital unicorns, 9 CEOs of $5bn+ companies and 7 CEOs of US-based global market leaders. NOAH17 expects to attract 4000+ attendees including representatives of 500+ leading investment firms. Registration and contact through... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

COWORKING EUROPE 2017 to be held in Dublin

May 24, 2017. Source:

For the seventh time the conference Coworking Europe invites the community to meet. After Berlin, Paris, Barcelona, Lisbon, Milan, and Brussels, this time Dublin is the place to meet and the dates are November 8 – 20, 2017. The conference organizers expect to attract more than 500 attendees from all around Europe, North America and beyond. The range of topics for the conference is wide... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article



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