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International deep tech & deep science start-ups investment forum

Brokerage event
14.04.2021 to 15.04.2021
Malaga Trade Fair & Congress Center (Malaga, Andalusia, Spain)
sruiz [at] agenciaidea [dot] es
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Date: 14 Apr 2021 (16:00-17:30 GMT+1)
Location: Malaga Trade Fair & Congress Center (Malaga, Andalusia, Spain).
Format: Hybrid format, presence-based modality for Spanish participants and virtual-based for international participants.
Language: English
Registration: Before the 26th March 2021. Pitch deck will be requested before the forum.
Cost: FREE for start-ups.

Benefits for start-ups:
➢ For all applicants, free access to the exhibition area
➢ For the selected start-ups:
   • 5 minutes pitch in front of deep tech investors & experts (3min pitch + 2min Q&A)
   • Specialized audience looking for deep tech solutions and investment opportunities
   • Free access to the networking agenda that allows having more than 30 B2B meetings with other attendees and potential partners during the event.
➢ The ‘best deep tech start-up’ will be awarded at the official ceremony the next day (15th Apr) giving visibility trough international communication and media opportunities. The winner will be also presented in the platform Transfiere 360º.
First selection process (10 start-ups): the selection committee -which includes the members of Transfiere advisory board for investment promotion- will select 10 start-ups, 5 Spanish and 5 international (non-Spanish). The communication of the selected start-ups will be done on the 1th Apr 2021.

The members of the advisory board are: Agency of Innovation and Development of Andalucia (IDEA), Andalusian Knowledge Agency (AAC), Spanish Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (ASCRI), Origen Ventures Fund, AXIS Risk Capital - ICO (Instituto de Crédito Oficial), Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI), ENISA and the City of Malaga.
Second selection process (1 awarded start-up): At the end of the pitching session, the audience will select the best start-up.
Selection criteria: Technology (fit to the open call focus), go to market feasibility, market potential, impact to the society (EU challenges: sustainability, digitization and resilience).

About Transfiere
Transfiere is the biggest professional and multi-sector Forum devoted to knowledge and technology transfer that takes place in Spain, gathering the most relevant players of the national and international R&D&i ecosystem.

2021 Dates: 14 & 15 Apr 2021 Web: Video
2020 Edition: 4,600 professionals, 1,826 entities involved, 50,500 research group represented, 315 speakers, 27 prototypes, 9 Technology Challenges, 5.500 meetings, 39 accelerators and investment fund & 30 countries represented.

About deep tech
Deep tech relates to technologies that require high level of scientific knowledge to be developed and high investment to be transformed into products or services that can reach global markets, having a large impact in society. The big challenge of deep tech start-ups is to cross the bridge from science to innovation.

About the Enterprise European Network
The Enterprise Europe Network is the world’s largest support network for SMEs and start-ups. The Network, supported by the EC, is active in more than 60 countries worldwide and brings together more than 600 member organisations. In Andalucia, the Network is coordinated by the Agency of Innovation and Development of Andalucia IDEA in cooperation with the Andalusian Knowledge Agency, the Confederation of Businesses of Andalucia y the Andalusian Council of Chambers.


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