Thursday evening, May 9th 2019 in HubHub, Prague, was dedicated to final pitches of digital startups with impactful innovation. Seven international startups have been preparing during DEXIC Accelerator for this evening pitching event for investors. The whole event was professionally moderated by Mark Downey.
Educational programme NewGenerationSkills (NGS) develops both the digital and entrepreneurial skills of young people and supports them in creating its own digital projects. DEXIC µFabLab provides the equipment which helps to realize these projects.
During the weekend on March 17th-18th, 2nd round of the selection process to DEXIC Accelerator took place in Liberec. 16 excellent startups from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Sweden and others have attended the weekend-long BootCamp. Startups have spent the weekend with us and the mentors and together went through their Business Model Canvases. Seven startups got the final invitation to DEXIC Accelerator 2019!
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 shared their experience about cooperation with startups. 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.