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EBN members focus on a number of vertical sectors and cross-cutting themes. We have established Special Interest Groups (SIGs) for five of these sectors and themes. Further SIGs addressing additional sectors and themes will be developed based on the demands of members and opportunities in the market.

Vertical Sectors

  Sector SIG
Green Economy
climate change, environment, energy, cleantech
medical technologies, biotechnologies, health, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, agro-food
Creative and Cultural Industries
design, leisure, fashion, media, culture, digital apps
Advanced Manufacturing
robotics, mecatronics, nanotechologies, new materials, industrial processes, photonics
Smart Mobility
satellite-enabled services, geo-location, future transportation

Cross-cutting themes

  Theme SIG
Entrepreneurship and Education
supporting new entrepreneurs with education and training to enable more effective start-ups and growth companies
Acceleration, Funding and Growth
new support programmes, crowd-funding, business angels and novel investment approaches
cross-border acceleration, smart take-off and soft-landing programmes, starting global
Social Innovation  (Impact)
new ideas - products, services and models - that simultaneously meet social needs, more effectively than alternatives, and create new social relationships or collaborations
Published on 30-01-2015 00:00 by David Tee. 53196 page views

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