SPICE Events http://www.spice-group.de SPICE Events Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:26:11 +0200 http://www.spice-group.de en http://www.spice-group.de/img/logo_spice.gif SPICE http://www.spice-group.de/ Isfahan (Iran) SPICE 2 - 5 Sep 2018

Towards sustainable cities and communities: fostering innovation ecosystemsandrdquo; is the headline for the 35th IASP World Conference to be held in Isfahan, Iran, September 2-5, 2018.
IASP has invited to propose contributions to this conference with the deadline October 25, 2017.
There is a wide range of topics to choose from. andnbsp;4 plenary sessions and further 7 parallel sessions offer many different topics under the general headline of the event.

For link to detailed information about the call for contributions see website


Contact: Francesca Antoniazzi
Email: papers@iasp.ws]]>
Tel Aviv (Israel) http://https://www.dldtelaviv.com SPICE 3 - 6 Sep 2018

Held annually since 2013 the DDL Tel Aviv Innovation Festival is boosting top technological talent, the highest venture capital investments per capital and multi-national centers for industry leaders such as Amazon, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, EMC, Microsoft, GM, Amdocs, SAP, Applied Materials, Facebook, Orange, Cisco Israel etc. Tel Aviv is the best location to get up close and personal with the entire Hi-tech hub.
The festival will be held in the unique complex of Hatachana "The Station" that was developed and rejuvenated as one of the cityandrsquo;s most charming spots. A special emphasis was put on the restoration of the historic buildingsandrsquo; original designs and on the open public area that was created between the restored buildings.


Contact: Guy Koren
Email:
guy@oscar4b.com]]> Berlin (Germany) http://www.startupnight.net SPICE 6 - 7 Sep 2018

Startupnight Berlin, an initiative of Telekom Open Space at Deutsche Telekom, is where Europeandrsquo;s startups present themselves to corporates, investors and potential customers. It will take place with 5000+ participants and 250+ startups from around the world in categories like mobility, energy, communication, AI, VR, AR, health, fintech and many more. Startupnight offers a great opportunity to get valuable information, meet interesting and experienced people from around the world, meet investors and corporates and to expand your network - not only at the exhibition, but also at the conference.

The Startup Night, one of Europe largest events for startups already started with the Road to Berlin. It offers several smaller Startupnights inandnbsp;Munich on June 7, Cologne on June 28 and Aachen on July 6. These events consist of exhibitions, pitch sessions and awards. The winner will get a ticket for the Startupnight Berlin with all travel costs paid.

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Contact: Startupnight Team
Email: community@startupnight.net]]> Berlin (Germany) http://https://www.innovationszentren.de/56-0-Veranstaltungen-Detailseite.html?itemId=27 SPICE 9 - 11 Sep 2018

The BVIZ Annual Conference 2018 will be held in Berlin, Sep 9 - 11, 2018. The event will celebrate the 30th anniversary of BVIZ, German Federal Association of Innovation, Technology and Business Incubation Centers and will be hosted by BBB Management GmbH that operates the Biotech Park Berlin-Buch and the Biomedical Innovation and Business Incubation Center Berlin-Buch.


Contact: BVIZ Team
Email: bviz@innovationszentren.de]]> Goiania (Brazil) http://conferenciaanprotec.com.br/ SPICE 17 - 20 Sep 2018

The annual confernce of Brazilandrsquo;s asscoation of technoparks and innovation Centers, ANPROTEC will be held Sep 17 andndash; 20, 2018 in Goiania.
To reach the various audiences linked to entrepreneurship and innovation, Anprotec and Sebrae organizes annual Anprotec Conferences, considered the biggest innovative entrepreneurship event in Latin America. Activities include mini-courses, forums and workshops as well as plenary and interactive meetings attended by a growing public.


Contact: Aksara Somchinda
Email:
aksara@anprotec.org.br]]> Cologne (Germany) SPICE 17 - 18 Sep 2018

Theandnbsp; fifth annual andnbsp;StartupCon will be offering a top program for the first time for full two days with 400 international speakers on 8 stagesandnbsp; and the Y-Academy andnbsp;with 100+ lectures and workshops providing exciting insights from experienced entrepreneurs and lecturers.
At StartupExpo and StartupCity, startups and corporates introduce their products and services and find the right partners for the future. Startups present to the investors, incubators, accelerators and corporates, who will assist with advice. Personal meetings can be arranged for one-on-one meetings and pitches. The free StartupFinder.de helps finding the perfect match with the investors and corporates.
5,000 individual business meetings, drones to be flown by participants, HR Topics, TabelTalks and a Makathon are further features.

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Contact: StartupCon Team
Email:
info@startupcon.de]]> Hamburg (Germany) http://https://www.reeperbahnfestival.com SPICE 19 - 22 Sep 2018

The Reeperbahn Festival 2018 in Hamburg will open doors September 19 - 22, 2018 offering more than 600 concerts by international artists at a variety of venues. Since its debut in 2006, the Reeperbahn Festival has become one of the world's most important meeting places for the music industry and presents a wide range of emerging and established artists. The festival program includes formats from the visual arts as well as a film and literature program.
As part of this festival, for the sixth time Startups @ Reeperbahn in Hamburg will be the place where five young, innovative companies from all over Europe present themselves to over 450 investors, corporates, journalists and multipliers of the German digital and media industry. The winner will take home a media budget of andeuro; 150.000 andndash; the WELT Media Prize andndash; and a ticket to attend the SXSW Festival 2019 in Austin, Texas.
Organized by
Hamburg Startups in cooperation with the Reeperbahn Festival, the event will take place on September 19, 2018
From the applicants, a top caliber board of trustees will select the five finalists who will not only present, but also are invited for an exclusive after show event with over 80 financially strong investors.
Applications are possible until August 10, 2018 . More information on website; Contact: Sanja Stankovic email

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Contact: Reeperbahn Fstival
Email: contact@reeperbahnfestival.com]]> Warnemünde (Germany) http://https://baltic-dynamics-2018.b2match.io SPICE 26 - 28 Sep 2018

Baltic Dynmaics conferences have been held annually since more that two decades. Since 2017 the event is venturing out and frist time was not held in one of the Baltic States. The Baltic Sea is the target area. After last year in Sweden (Stockholm), thsi aear the Baltic Dynamics will come frist tim to Germany. Hosted by Technology Park Warnemanduuml;nde the conference tilted "Innovation, Startup and Technology Support in a Disruptive Entrepreneurship Environment" will encourage the interdisciplinary discussion within the community of science, technology parks and innovation centers, the private sector, public authorities and scientific institutions of the innovation and technology support systems around the Baltic Sea about prospects and opportunities in a rapidly changing environment.


Contact: Robert Barkowski
Email:
bd2018@tpw-rostock.de]]> Munich (Germany) http://www.bitsandpretzels.com/ SPICE 30 Sep - 2 Oct 2018

Bits andamp; Pretzels is an application-only, three-day festival that connects 5,000 founders, investors, startup enthusiasts, and all other decision-makers of the startup ecosystem. The festival takes place in a unique setting around the Oktoberfest in Munich. The most successful founders from all around the world, as well as young aspiring entrepreneurs, will meet at the event for inspiration, learning, and matchmaking. On the last day, all attendees and speakers come together in one tent with one goal: liquid networking.


Contact: Bitsandamp;amp;Pretzels Team
Email:
hello@bitsandpretzels.com]]> Amman (Jordan) http://http://ebsomed.eu/en/content/ascame-roadshow-incorporation-women-entrepreneurs-digital-economy SPICE 2 - 3 Oct 2018

MedaWomen this year will offer the opportunity to women in technology to take the center stage addressing key opportunities and pressing issues in the Mediterranean region with a focus on influencing future perspectives and planning actions in the STEM sector (Science, Technology, Economics and Mathematics).
The MedaWomen Forum is co-organized by ASCAME, Association of Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry, in the framework of EBSOMED, a 4 years project is a public-private alliance aimed at boosting private business and business networks in the southern EU neighborhood. The project is co-financed at 80% by the European Union. The Chambers of Commerce of Amman and Barcelona support the event.


Contact: EBSOMED Team
Email:
contact@ebsomed.eu]]> Berlin (Germany) http://entrepreneurship.de/summit/ SPICE 6 - 7 Oct 2018

The annual Entrepreneurship Summit in Berlin "David against Goliath: How we take Economics into our own Hands" will be held Oct. 6 + 7, 2018. Organized by Stiftung Entrepreneurship, the summit is one of the largest startup events in Europe. andnbsp;More than 100 experienced entrepreneurs and experts will mingle with 1,500+ attendees. Workshops and competitions offer insights for different target groups andndash; from beginners to experienced entrepreneurs.
The two summit days are headlined andldquo;Concept + Componentsandrdquo; in and andldquo;Social Entrepreneurship and Developing Potentialsandrdquo; respectively
For more details and tickets visit Entrepreneurship Summit website


Contact: ES Team
Email: stiftung@entrepreneurship.de]]> Dar es Salam (Tanzania) http://http://www.saharasparks.com SPICE 11 - 13 Oct 2018

Each year the AfriLabs Annual Gathering provides an opportunity for stakeholders in the African tech ecosystem to meet, network and share. Under the theme andldquo;Innovation in the Data Ageandrdquo;, member tech hubs of AfriLabs as well as entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, academia and developmental agencies will come together for the 3rd edition of the AfriLabs Annual Gathering on October 11 andndash; 13, 2018 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The topics of the event will be centered around data driven innovation, the digital economy, Internet of Things (IoT), innovation ecosystems and trending technologies.
The event will be held together with andldquo;Sahara Sparks 2018andrdquo;, dubbed the largest innovation and technology entrepreneurship event in East Africa. Preparing for the joint event Sahara Sparks will hold andldquo;City Sparksandrdquo; events in Nairobi, Kenya (June 30, 2018 at the American University Nairobi, register
here), Lilongwe Malawi (July 2018 at mHub Malawi, register here) and in Kampala, Uganda (September 2018 at Innovation Village, register here).andnbsp;
More information on wesbites Sahara Sparks and AfriLabsAG;andnbsp; registration website


Contact: AfriLabs Team
Email: secretariat@afrilabs.com]]> Berlin (Germany) http://https://www.degut.de/ SPICE 12 - 13 Oct 2018

The annual event deGUT, German Founders and Entrepreneurs Days is one of the most important meeting places for entrepreneurs and founders. An extensive seminar and workshop program is offered as well as advice on topics relevant to founders. This allows participants to fully understand what companies need today for a good start and healthy growth. andnbsp;
Around 140 exhibitors and consultants provide visitors with well-founded knowledge and advice as well as intensive contacts to like-minded people, supporters and mentors.
deGUT is organized by the
Investitionsbank Berlin (IBB) and the Investitionsbank of the State of Brandenburg (ILB) and is funded by the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Business in Berlin and the Ministry of Economics and Energy of the state of Brandenburg with co-funding from the federal states and the European Social Fund. Patron is the Federal Minister of Economics and Energy


Contact: deGUT Team
Email: presse@degut.de]]> Dubai (United Arab Emirates) http://www.gitex.com SPICE 14 Oct - 18 Sep 2018

With over 100K visitors, key players from every industry, government decision makers, corporate buyers, innovators and futurists, Gitex Technology Week Dubai can be considered the #1 tech event in Asia, Middle East andamp; Africa and the largest meeting platform of MENA government entities, global corporates, start-ups. meet for business access to emerging markets, buyers and governments from 130+ countries. Gitex has more than 4,700 exhibitors from over 97 countries covering 20 tech sectors, 10 industry verticals offering targeted and industry focused opportunities. The week includes 8 power conferences in 10 sectors offering 100+ hours of content as well as free-to-attend insights on the latest cutting edge advancements.
The XLabs are the space for live discussions and demo tech. The 'invite onlyandrsquo; Executive Briefings are attracting key industry executives. Ministry Connect offers exclusive meetings and connections with country delegations and GITEX Majlis Lounge is an exclusive program for the industryandrsquo;s top C-level executives while ConneXions Lounge is providing all participants have the opportunity to hold closed door meetings. The Global Source @GITEX is an easy-to-use online portal enabling buyers with live projects to find the right vendor.
And the competition GITEX Student Lab invites the next generation technology.


Contact: Gitex Team
Email:
info@gitex.com]]> Tiblisi (Georgia) http://www.socialimpactaward.at SPICE 6 - 10 Nov 2018

The SIA Summit 2018 marks the highlight of this yearandrsquo;s Social Impact Award program. It will be gathering the winners of the SIA Award, young social innovators from 19 countries in Europe and beyond.
The event will be gathering all impact ventures that won the Social Impact Award in 2017 as well as representatives of all organizations that implement the program in all SIA countries. The Summit serves as an opportunity to engage with national and international stakeholders of the Social Impact Award in an interactive and collaborative manner.
The Social Impact Award was initiated in 2009 by the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the University for Economy in Vienna.


Contact: SIA Team
Email:
info@socialimpactaward.net]]> Amsterdam (Netherlands) http://https://coworkingeurope.net/ SPICE 14 - 16 Nov 2018

The annual conference "Coworking Europre" this year will take place in Amsterdam. 500 attendees from all around Europe, North America and beyond are expected to attend. More than fifty speakers and panelists will share their thoughts and best practices with an audience made out of coworking space operators, facility managers, real estate pundits as well as city councils representatives, public development agencies, universities or startup incubator managers.
The concept of coworking is based interpersonal relationships and on the development of exchange communities, with people sharing values of openness, collaboration and readiness for change. Public institutions and companies are considering Coworking as a source of inspiration in order to implement new working, innovation and collaboration approaches.

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Contact: Jean-Yves Huwart
Email:
jy@socialworkplaces.com]]> Cape Town (South Africa) http://http://africarena2018.com/ SPICE 15 Nov 2018

AfricArena was held for the first time November 6-7, 2017 in Cape Town as a andldquo;one-stop shopandrdquo; for deal making. andnbsp;This year Africarena will come back to Cape Town on Nov 15 andndash; 16, 2018 expecting 1,000 investors to attend as founderandnbsp;Christophe Viarnaudandnbsp;announced at a press conference.
The conference will present Africaandrsquo;s best startups and innovators to the audience of local and international investors. Presenting startups will be identified through pitches during the AfricArena tour that will cover six African countries during coming months. On this agenda are challenges in Mauritius (May 2), Reunion Island (3 May 3), Nairobi (June13), Casablanca (July4), Lagos (July18) and, Dakar (September19). The challenge winners for each of these places will receive an all-expenses-paid invitation to attend the AfricArena in Cape Town.


Contact: Christophe Viarnaud
Email:
cviarnaud@methys.com]]> Hamburg (Germany) http://https://hamburg.dev-camp.com SPICE 23 - 22 Nov 2018

DevCamp, organized by Gesellschaft fanduuml;r Informatik, is a tech conference making participants co-creators. The conference gathers developers, computer scientists and IT enthusiasts on November 23,andnbsp; 2018 in the University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg. andnbsp;Interactive workshops organized by participants provide opportunities to discuss with experts and make contacts. Everyone becomes an active participant in the camp as all lectures are chosen and held in advance by the participants. andnbsp;
Innovative approaches such as quantum computing and artificial intelligence significantly increase the potential applications of computer systems in society, organizations, companies and the personal environment. DevCamp aims to familiarize students with these exciting developments and to provide them with first practical insights. In addition to a general introduction, workshops and barcamps give access to practical experience.


Contact: DEVCamp Team
Email:
info@young-targets.com]]> Helsinki (Finland) http://www.spica-directory.net/asf/?id=5278 SPICE 4 - 5 Dec 2018

Slush is a student-driven, non-profit movement originally founded to change attitudes toward entrepreneurship. Now it is one of the largest startup events, held annually in Helsinki, Finland and was held earlier this year in Tokyo, Shanghai, and Singapore. In 2017,andnbsp;more than 2,600 startups, 1,600 investors, and 600 journalists from over 130 countries attended - Slush Helsinki 2018 is on the agenda for December 4 andndash; 5, 2018.
The very core of Slush is toandnbsp;facilitate founder and investor meetings and to build a world-wide startup community. With presentations, top keynotes and panels on six stages in Helsinki the event attracts founders, startups, investors and media from around the world. At the Tech-Dialog, leading experts discuss future technologies. And an extra stage is reserved for pitches.


Contact: SLUSH Team
Email:
hello@slush.org]]> Tartu (Estonia) http://https://startupday.ee/ SPICE 23 - 25 Jan 2019

sTARTUp Day is the largest business festival in the Baltic States bringing together the startup and business community. It's a flagship event where startuppers and traditional entrepreneurs, experts and newbies, government and media will loudly and proudly discuss early stage businesses. 2,600 attendees coudl be counted at the sTARTU Day 2017.
sTARTUp Day is an event where people who have thought about creating their own startup can get the necessary motivation and actually go through with their idea. Itandrsquo;s an event where everyday people with an interest in startups and technology can meet others with similar interests and grow their network.andnbsp;
We want to encourage people to become more entrepreneurial and innovative, give ideas on how to avoid common mistakes and create collaborations between entrepreneurs, startups, corporations and ecosystem organizations.

If you do not want to miss the next sTARTUp Day. The first 200
Early Early Bird tickets are available already now

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Contact: Ermo Tikk
Email: ermo.tikk@startupday.ee]]>