Next stop: Brussels for the StartUp Europe Awards final ceremony

Posted by | news | June 02, 2017

It’s time to spread our wings and fly!

The 7th of June we will fly to Brussels for the final of the first StartUp Europe Awards (SEUA16) initiative.

Promoted by the European Commission and implemented by Finnova Foundation in collaboration with StartUp Europe, the StartUp Europe Awards will award the best 10 European startups by category in a ceremony hosted and chaired by the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani. SEUA will also recognized the best Public Administration for the Startups and the best Media Partner.

The 11 finalists of SEUA16 in Health Category

In addition to the President Antonio Tajani, the awards will be delivered the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Mr. Carlos Moedas; the Vice-President of the Committee of the Regions, Karl-Heinz Lambert; the Vice-President for Communication of the European Economic and Social Committee, Gonçalo Lobo Xavier and the DG for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Mr. Michel Servoz.

Some numbers:

  • 10 categories:
  • 84 finalists startups from 14 Countries
  • 12 awards
  • 21 media members

Other than great visibility all around Europe thanks to the Media Partner Alliance, the startups will access to a mentoring program by the StartUp Europe Accelerator of Finnova Foundation. The aim is to boost their projects and raise their possibility to receive European funds like Horizon 2020.

For more information, visit the official website of SEUA.

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