Leaders in Green Incubation
International Expert Workshop
“Leaders in Green Incubation” was the title of an international expert workshop organized by the Borderstep Institute on 20 May 2014 at the Charlottenburg Innovation-Centre (CHIC).
Participants included Helene Oscarsson, Vreta Kluster (Sweden), Fred Walti, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (USA), Oriol Pascual, Enviu (Spain), Mika Finska, Cleantech Finland, Aaron Best, Climate-KIC (Berlin), and co-host Roland Sillmann, head of the Charlottenburg Innovation-Centre.
The workshop looked at similarities and differences in the participating incubators’ concepts of entrepreneurship and start-up. The subsequent discussion concentrated on opportunities in international collaboration: How can green start-ups as well as technical and financial support structures benefit from an international exchange of ideas?
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