JO Consulting is the Coordinating partner. Based in Sicily and an active player across Europe, they specialise in EU projects, structural funds and business plan consultancy since 1998. JOC has helped companies and institutions win funds from the European Commission and national and regional ministries. They run projects under several different EU funding schemes including: Horizon Europe, H2020 and Erasmus+.
Booster Labs is a young, French company (2021) on a mission to support the acceleration of DeepTech startups. Their unique approach consists of a “collaborative acceleration” that aims to leverage and align – based on EU partnerships established with peer organizations – innovation ecosystems to overcome challenges faced by DeepTech startups.
Quality Culture supports social inclusion and the green and digital transition in Europe by empowering people, especially youth, through training in quality assurance, entrepreneurship and European project management.
It supports and provides expertise in all aspects of project management, from proposal writing to implementation. Quality Culture also specialises in communication and dissemination activities, e-platform development and social media.
The company is active in several areas including innovation, sustainability, entrepreneurship and lifelong learning.
Female Founders is the European market leader in driving gender diversity in tech and innovation, reaching over 56K people across Europe. They work with startups, investors and corporates who believe in creating an equal future through providing equal opportunities for everyone. Female Founders core programs are Grow F – the investment readiness program for female-led startups and Lead F – leadership program for entrepreneurial women.
WILCO is an innovation accelerator committed to transforming business. They help startups reach their first million Euros in revenue in just three years with non-dilutive funding through 16 themed programmes (FinTech & InsurTech, MedTech, BioTech, CleanTech & AgriTech, etc). WILCO enables mid-caps and large groups to meet their innovation and transformation challenges with bespoke consulting services. Their rich ecosystem is built on a team of 20 passionate people highly committed to innovation success, +100 entrepreneur mentors, +350 VC investors and 800 accelerated startups.
iAgroCert also works with local governments, educational institutions and other non-profit organisations to promote lifelong learning in sectors connected to agri-food products, from the environment to employment.
PRAXI - IDRYMA TECHNOLOGIAS KAI EREVNAS
The PRAXI Network has been established as a strategic partnership in the industrial and research communities of Greece with the main aim to support the competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Research Technology Organisations (RTOs) by bridging the gap between research and market through technology transfer and innovation support.
PRAXI Network’s mission is to make Greek enterprises and laboratories more competitive through the link between research and industry, as well as the promotion of innovation, entrepreneurship and transnational cooperation.
TECHC - HEXAGON VENTURE SRL
Techcelerator is the most active SEED Accelerator and Investment Partner in Southeastern Europe (SEE). They are committed to support the growth of future fast-growing tech companies emerging from the SEE ecosystem by match-making visionary founders with DeepTech investors.
INSME - RETE INTERNAZIONALE PER LE PICCOLEE MEDIE IMPRESE
The International Network for Small and Medium Enterprises (INSME) is a non-profit association established in 2004 by the Italian Ministry for Economic development. Their mission is to bring together international stakeholders, policymakers, researchers and their networks to create a more fertile innovation ecosystem with a robust global business environment for SMEs.
F6S is a European-based entity and global innovation leader. It has become the largest startup/SME community globally with over 1.5M startups/SMEs and 2.0M entrepreneurs. F6S is the leading platform for application management for commercial, corporate, government, university and other accelerator programmes, helping more than 17,000 such initiatives worldwide.
As the company grows, it is expanding its portfolio to take on EU projects addressing innovation, environment, education and DeepTech, among other areas and sectors.
UTH - PANEPISTIMIO THESSALIAS
The University of Thessaly’s (UTH) mission is to promote knowledge through instruction and research and to contribute to cultural and economic development on a regional, national and international scale. UTH seeks to create a learning environment promoting critical thought, innovation, freedom of expression and democracy. It is deeply invested in high-quality scientific research that celebrates individual and collective achievement and innovation.