I-BIS, Innovative Business Growth in Start-ups aims to support European start-ups during their challenging first years of growth through a new business learning programme based on the European Business Growth Catalyst.

I-BIS provides a special focus to female entrepreneurs too and provides business incubators enhanced possibilities to support start-up companies through Guide for Incubator Managers and providing I-BIS training for the incubators’ staff. I-BIS additionally delivers an online incubator (e-learning hub) and an Insider’s Guide on Doing Business Online, and promotes online networking and communities in Europe.

The project is funded by the EU’s Erasmus+, Strategic Partnership programme. 

I-BIS project consortium:

  • University of Sheffield (UK), coordinator

  • INOVA Consultancy Ltd (UK)

  • FGUGREM - Fundación General Universidad de Granada - Empresa (Spain)

  • Kaunas Science and Technology Park (Lithuania)

  • Vaasa University of Applied Sciences


News and more about the project at http://ibis.group.shef.ac.uk/


Info box:
Project name: Innovative Business growth In Start-ups

Acronym: I-BIS

Project duration: 1 January 2016 – 31 August 2018

Call: EU, Erasmus+, Strategic partnership

Project website: http://ibis.group.shef.ac.uk/ 

For more information:

VAMK: Tanja Oraviita  | +358 40 163 2940 | tanja.oraviita(at)vamk.fi


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