The Virtuology Academy is an academy dedicated to Innovation Strategies & Transformation, Business Model audit technology, Executive coaching & inspiration and Leadership. Founded by Cedric Donck and with at its head Alain Heureux, both have developed a unique expertise in Innovation, Transformation, Digital Strategies and Leadership. They are working closely with the 8 entities of the Virtuology Group, as well as with experts from various other backgrounds which allows them to turn strategies into processes and deployment programs. The Academy aims to inspire people and train them to react to the transformational challenges any organization is facing.In today’s digital climate businesses rely more and more on their online presence to drive sales, create brand awareness and build customer loyalty.
University of Wrocław (UWr)
One of the universities with the longest tradition in Poland – with a history of more than 300 years – has produced 9 Nobel Prize winners. Today the University of Wroclaw is one of the leading universities in Poland in terms of size and research potential.Over 25 000 students study in 10 faculties. Each of them conducts studies and research at a world-class level documented by numerous prestigious publications. UWr as the only University in Poland is a member of the International Students Exchange Programme (ISEP).
Kyiv Academic University (KAU)
The State Research Institution «Kyiv Academic University» (KAU) is a research university of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. The main structural units of KAU are the departments of basic Institutes of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (educational and scientific departments) and research centers. Each of the basic Institutes has PhD programs such as in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics (Institute of Mathematics), Physics and Astronomy (BITP, Institute of Physics), Applied Physics and Nanomaterials (Institute of Metal Physics), Computer Science (Institute of Cybernetics), Biology (Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology). One of the KAU’s core units is the Innovation Center. Here the undergraduate and graduate students gain experience in bringing their research to an innovative level. The Innovation Center of KAU actively cooperates with both national and international organizations and is currently conducting a feasibility study on the concept of creating an innovation hub for the 13 Scientific Research Institutes of the National Academy of Sciences in the Academcity micro-district in Kyiv.
Invest in Wroclaw
The Invest in Wroclaw team is a group of experienced professionals within Wrocław Agglomeration Development Agency (ARAW) structures who cooperate with business entities delivering top quality services and investment facilitation.Invest in Wrocław provides comprehensive post-investment care for all foreign companies, networks Polish and foreign business with a strong focus on technologically advanced projects – R&D centers, KPO, Industry 4.0, smart manufacturing.
Brest Science and Technology Park
Brest Science and Technology Park (STP) is the largest innovation center and the main incubator of small and medium enterprises in the Brest region (Belarus). We offer our resident companies a ready infrastructure for business development, as well as favorable taxation conditions and professional consulting in various areas: we will help to understand the legal details of doing business, to bring a product or service to the market and set up business processes.
The EGG Brussels
The EGG Brussels is a unique modular space housed in a post-industrial building, offering an incredible range of combinations and configurations. With its 5000m², the infrastructure of The EGG Brussels will transform your projects into an original and successful experience from 2 to 999 guests. The EGG Brussels is the ideal venue to express your creativity when organizing your congress, meeting, workshop, seminar, reception, gala, exhibition or product launch. This congress & meeting center offers you an “all in one” service package: air conditioned rooms equipped with the most modern audio and video technology, a modular set-up, high-level catering as well as an experienced and dynamic coordination team.Situated in the heart of Europe’s capital city in walking distance from the South Station (SNCB, Thalys, Eurostar), makes The EGG Brussels the perfect location to be connected!
Coventry University Wroclaw
Coventry University is the only British university to open a campus in Poland – Coventry University Wrocław. We are a forward-looking, modern university with a proud tradition as a provider of high-quality education and a focus on applied research, with roots going back to 1843. We have a commitment to excellence in teaching, partnership and collaborative working, providing a global curriculum and business-focused model of enterprise and innovation. We aim to offer a career-focused experience to our students, one that is traditionally academic but is also designed to help our students progress in their careers. Coventry University continues to develop strategic-level collaboration with businesses on a local, national and global scale. With an award-winning track record, we drive innovative, mutually beneficial business partnerships through the fusion of academic research and industry.
Center for Advanced Systems Understanding (CASUS)
The Center for Advanced Systems Understanding (CASUS) is a newly established joint Polish–German research center situated in Görlitz, Germany. At CASUS, we believe that future research is interdisciplinary and data-driven. We have set up a new kind of research center that is open to researchers across the world. As a young and thriving institution, we position ourselves as a strong partner in the digitalization of science and draw new scientific connections to address future challenges with the help of digital scientific solutions. We combine methods from mathematics, systems theory, data science, and scientific computing at a single location, with the aim to rethink data-intensive systems research.
Wroclaw Agglomeration Development Agency (ARAW)
The Wroclaw Agglomeration Development Agency (ARAW) is a company whose aim is to attract foreign investors, and thus create new jobs and economic growth in the region. The company also conducts extensive information and promotion activities for residents and implements projects supporting development and cooperation in the agglomeration. Within 15 years, ARAW has supported the successful landing of over 200 investment projects in the Wroclaw area which led to creation of more than 100 000 jobs. ARAW deploys Wroclaw’s support platform for the start-up ecosystem and Polish tech companies.The Wroclaw Agglomeration Development Agency (ARAW) is a company established in 2005, owned by the Wroclaw Commune and 29 local governments from the agglomeration. Our activities focus on many areas of the functioning of Wroclaw and the surrounding municipalities, contributing to tightening cooperation and building a strong economic position and image of the Wroclaw agglomeration.
SIBB e.V is an association of more than 270 member companies from different areas of digital economy from Berlin and Brandenburg, which connects the players in the industry and represent their interests in society, politics, and business. SIBB e.V ensures an active exchange, supports a wide range of industries that want to promote digitization in their companies with its professional services and the TOP experts. The initiation of joint research and development of projects and building networks are another focuses of activity of the SIBB e.V.
Angels Band is Belarus Business Angels Network to invest and support tech startups with smart money. Our goal is to help startups find investors and to grow a unicorn. It is the successful captain who both catches an early boat and keeps it afloat. We will help to attract funding for a new product’s rapid development and provide expert support.
Ministry of Finance and Economy of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara
Academic Enterprise Incubator (AIP)
Academic Enterprise Incubator (AIP) is an academic body that was established by Wrocław University of Technology in 2006. We promote academic enterprise through participation in many events, organising workshops, training sessions, seminars and conferences. We wish to ensure optimal conditions for development of AIP entrepreneurs and support business activeness. We constantly broaden the offer of services rendered by Incubator. The mission of Academic Enterprise Incubator is concerned with supporting business activity of the academic environment – students, PhD students, University staff and graduates of Universities, preventing unemployment as well as commercialisation of material possessions and intellectual property.
Zlin Creative Cluster
The Zlín Creative Cluster is the first cluster in the Czech Republic focusing on the cultural and creative industries. The cluster comprises representatives of the public, private, non-profit and educational sectors from creative and related fields in the Zlín Region. The Zlín Creative Cluster is an umbrella organization whose main goal is to enhance creativity and cultural entrepreneurship, raise the awareness of the potential of creative sectors and strengthen the skills and competencies of cluster members and other organizations in our region that are focused on cultural and creative industries.
DEPO Ventures is a CEE investor lead by the angel community. We have been pioneering early-stage investments in CEE since 2016. Via DEPO Angels Funds we invest in technologies creating a new society infrastructure. We have created a unique platform-based operating model leveraging a hands-on approach of our LPs – c-level executives and successful entrepreneurs. It has allowed us to provide our portfolio companies with not only money but also deep expertise and a quality business network across the enterprise world. We also manage an international network called DEPO Angels, focusing on cross-border investments and syndicates. Our strategy is to build a robust network-driven investment hub focused on pre-seed and seed phases.