– Tom Wehmeier, Principal & Head of Research at Atomico, wrote the 2016 report which was published at the Slush conference in Helsinki in November
– Startup Europe will highlight the importance of evidence based policy making on startups policy
– This presentation would take place under the frame of the StartUp Europe Awards initiative
One of the most comprehensive reports regarding the current state of the tech scene in Europe will be presented in Brussels the next 31th of January in an event organised by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). An excellent opportunity to highlight the importance of evidence based policy making on startups policy that will benefit the European institutions work towards startups with validated data.
Commissioned and produced by Atomico, a European-based global venture capital firm, in partnership with Slush, the organisers of the Slush technology conference in Helsinki, Finland, the report outlines three key trends underlying the growing influence and success of the European technology industry.
The presentation of the report “State of European Tech – The future is invented in Europe” is organised by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) leading think tank and forum for debate on EU affairs, with the support of Finnova Foundation and StartUp Europe (DG CONNECT), under the frame of StartUp Europe Awards.
StartUp Europe Awards (www.startupeuropeawards.com) is promoted by the European Commission and supported by the President of the Committee of the Regions, several members of the European Parliament as Ambassadors and it is implemented by Finnova Foundation in collaboration with Startup Europe. The objectives of StartUp Europe Awards (SEUA) are to identify local role models in each ecosystem of startups across Europe and to create an alliance of organizations supporting innovation and entrepreneurship.
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14:30 – 15:00 Registration
15:00 – 15:10 Welcome Message
Jorge Nuñez. – Senior Research Fellow, CEPS
15:10 – 15:15 Presentation of StartUp Europe Awards – MEPs as SEUA Ambassadors
Juan Manuel Revuelta, General Director of Finnova Foundation
15:15 – 15:30 The importance of evidence based policy making on startups policy
Isidro Laso, Head of Sector Startup Europe – DG CONNECT
15:30 – 16:15 Presentation of the report: “State of European Tech – The Future is invented in Europe” Tom Wehmeier, Principal & Head of research at Atomico
16:15 – 16:20 Startup Olé 2017 Presentation
Emilio Corchado. CEO of StartUp Olé
16:20 – 16:55 Q&A – Discussion
16:55 – 17:00 Closing by CEPS
17:00 – 18:00 Networking