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Enterprise Europe Network - opportunities october 2021 - 2

The Enterprise Europe Network project offers you a series of potential collaborations that you can benefit from, but also a series of events that can help you develop your company. For details and information please write an e-mail to our colleague ioana.corujan@transilvaniait.ro.



Food Recognition APP



Develop an iOS and/or Android APP to use the camera of a smart device (e.g. mobile phone, tablet) to detect and recognize a set of food objects, arranged in random order, and estimate the relative quantity in number or size.

For clarity, the APP is the key focus for this challenge - not the Hardware – and the developed solution should be able to work with conventional mobile phone or tablet cameras.

Challenge info

Award: 15.000 EUR

Technologies: Connectivity Artificial Intelligence

Deadline: 15 November 2021


Online Funding Summit with US investors looking for Smart City solutions!

ENRICH in the USA is delighted to offer its 2021 Smart City Expo Immersion Program with a Funding Summit on Friday, Nov. 12th, 2021 co-organized together with ACCIÓ, the Catalan Trade&Investment Agency. Joining this event can accelerate your global presence through global partnerships, collaboration, and thought leadership. 

The Funding Summit is introducing a selection of 10 Global startups to 20 top US investors (early-stage VCs, business angels, and equity accelerators) and to a selection of ENRICH in the USA soft landing hubs and ecosystems. Participants of this event have the opportunity to receive real-time feedback from US experts and recognized leaders. Confirmed guests: UC Berkley, Cal Poly incubation program directors, HAX, Shilling capital partners & 500 startups, Silicon Valley Forum and Bank of the WEST BNP Paribas.

DEADLINES

  • Startup willing to pitch application deadline: November 5th

  • Perfect pitch session on November 2nd. Startups having fully applied or just initialized the application process via the F6S platform will be invited to this session which will provide tips on:

  • How to prepare a pitch for US investors

  • Guidance on finalizing the application form at F6S platform

  • Announcement of the 10 startups selected: November 10th

  • Funding Summit Pitch: November 12th 5 – 8pm CET

PITCH AWARDS

  • All the pitches will be rated by the investors.

  • For the winner (top score startup): $500 cash prizes

  • For the top 3 startups: Access to transatlantic support, virtual and soft-landing programs in the US

  • Direct Applications to the ENRICH in the USA Soft Landing programs (incubation joint-programs) at top US universities (12 months minimum) - with no interview:

  • In VA: George Mason University joint program

  • In PA: Temple University joint program

  • IN MA: UMass joint program

  • in CA: UC Berkeley Citris Foundry joint program

  • in CA: Cal Poly University joint program

  • in IN: Purdue University joint program

MATCHMAKINGS

1. PowerGreen - Digitalization and technology transfer as drivers to low-carbon future (Hybrid event), 2-3 November 2021, Macedonia

The “PowerGreen” Digital Conference aims to recognize the ICT sector as a key player in the fight against climate change, to inspire companies to invest in the development and deployment of greener digital technologies and services and to push towards green digital transformation that benefits the environment, society and economy.

The conference focuses on private companies (including SMEs and large companies), public authorities and municipalities, university and research centers, industry and associations that are willing to develop innovative, sustainable and smart technologies or research projects in different fields that help to improve the quality of urban ecosystems.

Focus

• Waste management

• Water management

• Energy & energy efficiency

• Renewable energy

• Digital technologies

• Smart materials, conductive material

• Sustainability, circular economy

• Recycling and recovery of materials

• Etc.

2. EU-Singapore Matchmaking Event, Virtual, 11-12 November 2021

The European Commission (EC) will organise the EU – Singapore Matchmaking Event in the context of the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH)

The event will be jointly organised by the European Commission and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) - with the support of the EU Delegation to Singapore, the Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry, and the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF), and facilitated by the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)

Focus areas:

1)Smart Cities and IoT

2)Advanced Manufacturing

3)Clean Energy

4)Digital Economy

5)Health and Wellness

6)Food and Agriculture

7)AI and Robotics

8)Emerging Technologies

3. ITAPA Online Matchmaking 2021, Hybrid, Slovacia, 10-11 November 2021

This event combines congress & online B2B meetings, offering an opportunity for professionals from the IT industry to connect with international business partners and establish long-term business relationships.

Main topics of ITAPA congress:

Technologies for cybersecurity

Ethical hacking

EU strategic security autonomy

Data-Driven Healthcare

Government cloud

4. DEICy 2021 Digital Economy, Internet of Things, Cybersecurity - global challenges & opportunities in digital transformation - Digital Economy Lab University of Warsaw 2021, virtual, Polonia

24-26 November 2021

The goal of the brokerage event is to create a strong network of research and development institutions, business and industry partners, European and national institutions, Non-government organizations in close relation for better knowledge and understanding of the digital transformation in areas: economy, society, market, work, government, consumption, production, security and important solutions in areas: Internet of Things, Cybersecurity.

The event will support the workshops “Digital Economy, Internet of things, Cybersecurity – science and practice” which is proposed as a space for the presentation of university research results and business solutions.