The Collider 2019-2020
Unlock full potential of your research and improve society
What are we looking for?
The Collider works with the most prestigious Research Centers, Universities and Tech Transfer Offices. We want to identify the best technologies with world-changing potential and give scientists an opportunity to advance their research through real-life application.
In The Collider we strongly believe that the application of scientific investigation results to real-world problems may open new fields of research and bring profound advances in our understanding of the world.
In our experience, the science directly linked to application turns out to have a major impact within science itself. For this reason, we want to connect scientific and entrepreneurial talent to drive innovation together.
The programme focuses on identification of deep-tech technologies in the following fields:
How do we help?
The Collider’s most important mission is to bring Universities and Research Centres closer to the Industry. In this way, the advancements made by scientists can be directly applied and tested in the business world. Bridging the gap between these two worlds will not only benefit the society and our day-to-day but will as well help researches to delve deeper into the investigation.
That is why The Collider organizes seminars to introduce The Lean LaunchPad approach into the local scientific ecosystem. This method helps universities to assess the viability of the commercialization of new technologies through building entrepreneurial ventures.
The Lean Launchpad became the gold standard for innovation and entrepreneurial training and was adopted by the US National Science Foundation. As a result, this method was deployed throughout the US at hundreds of universities, colleges and new venture teams.
Lean LaunchPad Goals
The Collider Lean LaunchPad seminar is a 2-day seminar that provides an orientation to the methodology and is designed for TTOs and Innovation Managers from research institutions who want to develop a course for boost researchers’ entrepreneurial skills.
The programme provides an introduction to frameworks such as the Business Model Canvas, and processes such as Customer Discovery and Validation. But much more than that it will provide an approach to intertwine innovation, product and market validation into a cohesive learning experience which serves a triple purpose.
BUILD A SUCCESSFUL VENTURE FROM SCIENCE-BASED PROJECTS
TEACH ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS
HELP BUILD AN ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM
Will help you to find a perfect fit between your technology and current market needs
Get access to technologies from the best universities and research groups.
ADVANCE YOUR RESEARCH
Unique opportunity to progress in your investigation through real-life application
Meetups with entrepreneurs and corporations to share tech transfer experience.
Be in the centre of the ecosystem. Work at the entrepreneurial hub Pier 01- Barcelona Tech City
Significant equity stake in created startups belongs to the founding team.
Focused on customer research, identification of your niche, fundraising and development of your leadership skills.
Advice from the best VCs, serial entrepreneurs and corporate experts on funding and business development.
Get access to Mobile World Capital community and privileged business development environment to maximise your business opportunities.
4 April- 31 May 2019
25 Nov 2019
2 Dec 2019-14 Feb 2020
2 March - 26 June 2020
Let's innovate together!
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