Using the Lean start-up approach BIP aims to build and test alternative business models for technologies developed in academia. Business models will be presented and validated on the market, promoting technology transfer and the creation of new businesses.

Participants will have access to:

Support and follow-up by one (1) element, with business skills, who will apply their skills, experience and networking to the development of the project, as a member of the team.

Immersive sessions in technology commercialisation according to the methodologies developed by Alexander Osterwalder – Business Model Canvas – and by Steve Blank – Customer Development.

Lectures and seminars where experienced tutors will share their experiences and strategies for the definition and validation of the business models.

Meetings with selected mentors, who will follow the evolution of teams and facilitate the validation of business models.