The innovation ecosystems of Europe and Israel can grow together. Connect & Experience is a platform for learning and collaboration, to enhance start-up growth and open innovation in the ecosystems of Europe and Israel.
The first European-Israeli innovation community, Connect & Experience unites professionals working to boost European start-up growth. Organised by the EIT Hub in Israel, this activity allows participants to apply to a one-of-a-kind, interactive programme and become part of an exclusive European-Israeli active innovation community.
The programme offers professionals:
- Deep immersion in the Israeli ecosystem
- Strategic and practical tools for developing and managing your innovation community
- An active network of European and Israeli professionals
Is it for me?
The programme reaches out to senior European professionals with a high impact on the European ecosystem. This includes technology transfer officers and leaders of: accelerators, innovation agencies, labs, incubators or other business creation activities from academia, industry and government.
The programme encompasses three elements:
- An intensive five-day professional training in Israel, providing a full-stack immersion in the Israeli ecosystem that goes beyond the usual introductions, and drills down to the key drivers of ecosystem building.
- European “ESCL: Playground” follow up conference. This is the annual highlight of the ESCL community network, bringing together professionals from all across Europe and Israel
- Full access to the ESCL innovation community network, an active EU-IL online and offline community offering easy access to opportunities, curated content, matchmaking, soft landing services and support.
Applications are closed for 2020.