ENRICH in the USA Network and West Coast Hub Is Launched

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – January 15, 2018) – The European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) and the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) are pleased to announce the inaugural program of the West Coast Hub of ENRICH in the USA (European Network of Research and Innovation Centers and Hubs). This program, which is hosted by the European American Enterprise Council (EAEC), is uniquely designed to help European researchers and innovators in the US.

The three-day event, to be held in San Francisco from Jan. 22-24, concludes with a networking reception on Jan. 24 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Belgian Chamber of Commerce, 620 Davis St, San Francisco, CA 94111.

Funded by the European Commission through Horizon 2020, ENRICH is a global network of centers and hubs focused on promoting the internationalization of European science, technology and innovation (STI). ENRICH in the USA (funded under H2020, grant agreement no. 733286) consists of a network of Landing Hubs throughout the USA that will accelerate collaborations with US researchers and innovation stakeholders and offer a service portfolio that meets critical unmet needs of European researchers and innovators seeking to grow and reinforce collaborations across the Atlantic.

ENRICH in the USA, provides high-impact research and innovation internationalization support services to European researchers and innovators with a focus on accelerating access to the US market, and maximizing collaboration and business growth opportunities. ENRICH also serves US-based entities interested in transatlantic research and business opportunities including identifying collaborative research partners, expanding into European markets, and accessing unique technologies/products developed by European innovators.

“We are honored to be part of the ENRICH in the USA initiative. The European research and innovation organizations, from research labs to early stage deep tech startups, will greatly benefit from our custom-designed matchmaking, pitching and networking activities as well as its newly created education/boot camp and incubation/acceleration support services,” says ENRICH in the USA West Coast Hub representative and EAEC President Sebastien Torre.

In addition to the West Coast Hub, ENRICH in the USA's East Coast Hub will soon be inaugurated in Boston and will be hosted by the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA).

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