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EBN organises each year several major events aiming at discovering the full potential and the dynamics of the EU|BIC community.

  • Expand your network beyond your usual eco-system, connect with all EBN members, startups and projects partners all over Europe and beyond.
  • Be part of the dynamics of our association, share your expertise with an international audience
  • Learn from the experience and the presentations of experts on key topics for your industry
  • Identify potential partners and take time for one-to-one discussions that might lead to future alliances

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Four Key Types


  • It is the main EBN event of the year. Gathering all EBN members during three days to discuss innovation, incubation, funding, entrepreneurship, etc.
  • EBN showcases best practices from members and external organisations.
  • It offers a great opportunity to increase network and business among members and external partners.

List of EBN Annual Congresses


  • The EBN Annual Policy Conference discusses how professional networking and international collaboration can be further developed to increase the competitiveness of European SMEs and how EBN’s members drive innovation towards start-up creation and high-growth companies.
  • EU Commissioners, Members of the EU Parliament, EU Committee of the Regions are invited to participate in this yearly event.

List of EBN Annual Policy Events


  • This annual event aims to present new tools, methods, and processes to support innovative entrepreneurs
  • Through pitching sessions, bilateral meetings, real-time demonstrations, thematic workshops and a dynamic exhibition area participants can increase their knowledge and expertise on how to improve their business.

List of EBN TechCamps and Tools Fair


  • As one of the services to the members, EBN coordinates EU Projects and organises kick-off meetings, dissemination events, final conferences.

List of EBN Project events


  • As one of the services to the members, EBN organises webinars to train and give advice to entrepreneurs, incubators and EU|BICs.

List of EBN Webinars


Members Events

  • An overview of the events organised by EBN members can be found at the events calendar.

3rd Party: Partners, Industry, Commission Events

  • EBN takes part as well in 3rd party events to promote and empower the EU|BIC label, services and empowering the network.

Past Events

EBN runs a number of events each year that enable members to network, exchange views and share new knowledge. Our flagship event is the annual EBN Congress that is held each year at the location of one of the BICs. The 2020 Congress will take place on 24-25 June 2020 in Brussels, Belgium, under the theme 'Regional Ecosystems shaping European Innovation.

Published on 20-11-2013 00:00 by David Tee. 164188 page views

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