On March 11th, we have organized the event "Procuring the Innovation" and hosted more than 40 participants including representatives of public procurers, corporations and startups as well. During the event, inspirational speakers from Ceska sporitelna, CzechInvest, EIT Health and DEX Innovation Centre. On the spot were also 5 promising startups who presented their innovative solutions.
Deadline for applications to DEXIC Accelerator is over. We have received 140 applications from 15+ countries including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, other CEE countries, but also Sweden, the UK and India! The tough job of selecting is just starting!
We would love to see you at the event "Procuring the Innovation". The event is realized under PPI2Innovate and MY Gateway projects and Startup Europe Week 2019 initiative. We will bring together public procurers and corporations interested in innovation and B2G startups, who can provide them with innovative solutions.
We have opened a technological one-stop-shop for rapid prototyping in the centre of Liberec on the 19th of February.DEXIC µFabLab is a modern one-stop-shop for young people interested in 3D print, PCB, IoT or robotization.
In DEX Innovation Centre, we would like to invite to Regional Research Library in Liberec all fans of modern technology to our DEXIC µFabLab kick-off event! DEXIC µFabLab is a one-stop-shop for rapid prototyping in the centre of Liberec and its purpose is to support the realization of new, innovative technology projects that have the potential to help our region and society.
Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE approved in total 44 new projects from the third call for proposals. About €77 million will be distributed from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and will support transnational project partnerships. DEX Innovation Centre is the author of two - CE-Connector and HoCare2.0!
On Friday, 11th of January 2019, DEX Innovation Centre has been presenting created SMART PPI Tools in Technology Centre of the CAS in Prague. Over 40 visitors from public institutions attended the presentation and following panel discussion. We have successfully raised awareness about the project PPI2Innovate, differences between PPI and PcP, examples of good practice and benefits of PPI for representatives of public authorities. We also announced that DEX Innovation Centre will be a Competence Centre for PPI in the Czech Republic.
We are very proud and honoured to announce to be joining the EIT Health consortium as the RIS Hub in the Czech Republic! Among other responsibilities to contribute to the EIT Health mission, we will be helping to find the best talents, entrepreneurs and startups from our country.
On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018, DEX Innovation Centre has proudly participated at the workshop related to the 4th - Capitalization call of the Interreg Central Europe programme and 3rd call of the Interreg Danube organized in Prague, the Czech Republic by the Ministry of the Regional Development of the Czech Republic.
In the NGS project, we will implement a program that aims to develop students ' entrepreneurial and digital skills. The program that will be attended mainly by secondary schools' students from Liberec and the Technical University of Liberec is almost complete and will be able to start its implementation in the next year.
The three-day Alzheimer Europe Conference, held from 29th October to 31st October in Barcelona seized the opportunity to present the prototype of the SMART4MD app for tablets aiming to improve quality of life of people with mild dementia.
At this time, we are finishing the mapping of school educational frameworks and social need in all 9 European regions involved in the InnoSchool project. Precise mapping is crucial for the following development of a serious game, one out of four key parts of the unique InnoSchool Learning System (ILS) that will improve the entrepreneurial skills of secondary schools students.
Procurement of innovative solutions and examples of good practices were the main topics discussed during the 2nd PPI2Innovate Days held on the 9th of October 2018 in Zagreb, Croatia. The event was organized by the Croatian Agency for SME's, Innovations and Investments (HAMAG-BICRO).
Public event of the InnoSchool project took place in Liberec, Czech Republic, following the internal meeting with our partners. More than 40 people gathered in KultiVAR, co-working place for artists and freelancers. We introduced InnoSchool to the public and our four guest speakers were discussing the topic of motivating the secondary school students for social entrepreneurship as well as the current educational system and the use of digital technologies.
On Thursday 6th September, Seedstars event took place in Prague. 10 best seed-stage start-ups competed to present the country at the Seedstars Summit and opportunity to win up to USD 1 million in equity investments and other prizes.
As the initiator and lead partner of the international project InnoSchool, we invite all high schools, their directors and teachers, educational institutions, regional and national public institutions that work with secondary schools, high school students, non-profit organizations or associations working with social needs, social entrepreneurs, innovative projects and initiatives in this area, and the media for the opening event of the InnoSchool project. See you on Thursday, September 27th, in Liberec, for the topic "How to motivate for social entrepreneurship already in secondary schools?"
Come to find out about the international project InnoSchool, to discuss, for example, with the National Institute for Education, EDUin or NNTB, meet with us (DEX Innovation Centre) and the Liberec Region as Czech project partners, to find other similar innovative projects at national or international level and meet up with about 50 participants. We are looking forward to seeing you!