The ICT ENTREPRENEUR partnership has taken this EU initiative in an effort to open up new learning opportunities for the creation of start-ups and spin-offs and the commercialisation of new services, products and prototypes.
Furthermore, the partners’ aim is to enhance entrepreneurship levels within European universities, thus boosting job creation and growth.
The consortium of partners is composed of:
P1: GrantXpert Consulting, Cyprus
P2: FUNDACION EMPRESA UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE DE LA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA (FUNDEUN), Spain
P3: UNIVERSIDADE DA BEIRA INTERIOR (UBI), Portugal
P4: Institut für sozialwissenschaftliche Beratung GmbH (ISOB), Germany
P5: AS Cyprus College Ltd (European University Cyprus), Cyprus
P6: University of Gloucestershire (UoG), United Kingdom
P7: Strategische Partnerschaft Sensorik e.V. (SPS), Germany
Main Target Group
The project is focused on meeting the training needs of ICT students and graduates across Europe at BSc, MSc and PhD level.
These people will be assisted in utilising the ICT knowledge gained during their university years in order to develop their findings from project assignments into business ideas.
The following target groups will also benefit:
Chairs/Directors, academics, entrepreneurial faculties in European universities
Careers Offices involved in professional development of ICT students
Accelerators/Entrepreneurship Centres/Incubators/Science and Technological Hubs
Business Angels/Venture Capital Firms
Chambers of Commerce and Employers’ Associations
Young Entrepreneurs’ Associations
IT Business Associations
National Authorities involved in the enforcement of EU policies on Entrepreneurship
European and national MEPs, governmental officials and decision makers.