The Business Ignition Programme is a business model iteration program for technologies and scientific projects developed in academia. In 2020, the programme will be fully online and will start in the 14th of October. Applications are now open!

I have an idea or project and I intend to create a BIP team
All interested parties may apply to bring a business based on an innovative technology through the Business Ignition Programme (10 online sessions with 2 hours each). At the end of a programme there will also be a pitch day!

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    * This is the element of the team responsible for delivering progress for the sessions and attending the online classes


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    The data submitted through this form will only be kept and maintained during the course of the SPIN UP project and its legal requirements (which may extend beyond the project’s timeline), which is an POCTEP project financing the Business Ignition Programme’s (BIP) 2020 edition. Your application submission will allow us to rate your application and select the teams eligible, as well as with the best fit, to participate in the 2020 edition of the BIP.

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    If you are having problems submitting your application through this form please get in touch with bip@reit.up.pt or cjsantos@reit.up.pt for support.