WEB SUMMIT – Robot world premiers and live demos are happening at TalkRobot

 
 
Hi,

We can hardly contain our robot dance moves at Web Summit HQ this week. Join us as we dive into what’s happening on our TalkRobot track this year. 

 
 
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It’s where we’ll gather the world’s leading roboticists and engineers from the companies at the cutting edge of AI. They’ll speak across a range of topics on robotics, mobility, engineering, and of course, AI. Check out everything we’re covering at TalkRobot
 
 
 
 
Don’t miss your chance to save on tickets
You can save big on Web Summit early bird tickets, but not for long! Get your tickets soon before they go back to the regular price. 
 
 
GET TICKETS
 
 
 
 
A few of the world-class speakers joining TalkRobot
 
 
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Samer Al Moubyed, CEO – Furhat Robotics, Jaime Paik, Founder and Director – EPFL, Aimee Van Wynsberghe, Co-founder – Foundation for Responsible Robotics, Ian Bernstein, Founder – Misty Robotics, Michael Bolle, Chief Digital Officer – Bosche, and Andreas Schirenbeck , CEO – thyssenkrupp and more. See all of the speakers who’ll be at TalkRobot. 
 
 
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Samer Al Moubayed will be doing a live demo of Furhat’s brand new robot live on the TalkRobot stage. Ever seen one of the Furhat robots in action? See why they’re known as “the human face of AI“. 
 
 
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Ian Bernstein of Misty Robotics and Jon Carrol of Sphero will also appear together to discuss building personal robots. You may be familiar with Sphero – the makers of the toy version of BB-8 from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. 
 
 
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The CEO of thyssenkrup Andreas Schierenbeck will join us to give a never-before-seen view of their cutting-edge elevator, MULTI.
 
 
A few of the companies attending
 
 
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Hit the waves with the pros at Surf Summit
 
 
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We’re excited to announce we’ll be joined by professional surfers, Andrew Cotton and Tiago Pires at Surf Summit this year. We’ve had an overwhelming amount of entries to the ticket purchase draw so far and spaces are filling up fast. If you’d like to experience Surf Summit apply now for a chance to get tickets.
 
 
APPLY FOR SURF SUMMIT
 
 
 
 
We hope to see you in Lisbon soon. 
– Web Summit 
 
 
We’re delighted to announce more partner companies for Web Summit 2018: 
 
 
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ANI – Agência Nacional de Inovação, Newsletter

Governo incentiva empresas a contratarem doutorados

24 de agosto

 

A capacidade de I&D das empresas é
um fator fundamental da sua competitividade e crescimento a longo prazo.
Para tanto, o governo quer melhorar as condições para que as empresas
nacionais contratem mais doutorados através do SIFIDE, que permite às
empresas deduzir à coleta do IRC em função das despesas incorridas com
atividades de I&D.
                
 

Mais informação

Prémio Nacional de Jornalismo de Inovação

Candidaturas abertas até 15 de setembro

 

Encontram-se abertas as candidaturas à
primeira edição do Prémio Nacional de Jornalismo de Inovação, uma
iniciativa da ANI. Serão atribuídos 4 prémios, cada um no valor de €
4,000 (quatro mil euros), para as edições escritas e online das
categorias Media Nacional e Media Regional.

Mais informação

WORLD SUMMIT AWARDS

Candidaturas abertas até 31 de agosto

 


falta pouco tempo para o término de candidaturas ao World Summit Awards
(WSA), uma iniciativa à qual a ANI volta a associar-se pelo segundo ano
consecutivo, com a distinção BfK Awards, para premiar o melhor finalista
nacional de base científica e tecnológica da competição. A edição de
2018 do WSA conta com a participação de 180 países e procura as melhores
aplicações web ou mobile em 8 categorias distintas.
Não perca esta oportunidade e candidate-se já!
 

Mais informação

Próximas Bolsas de Contactos Internacionais promovidas pela Rede EEN – Enterprise Europe Network:

Moulds Event

Registos até 27 de setembro

A ANI, no âmbito da Enterprise Europe Network, incentiva as empresas a participarem do Moulds Event 2018 que terá lugar na Marinha Grande e em Oliveira de Azeméis de 1 a 4 de outubro de 2018.

Mais informação

Elmug4Future

Registos até 11 de outubro

A ELMUG, uma rede alemã
de especialistas em medição eletrónica e engenharia, abordará tópicos
como os sensores inteligentes e a transferência segura de Big Data colocando perguntas-chave e apresentações tecnológicas de vanguarda na agenda da sua conferência anual.

Mais informação

IOT (Internet of Things) Solutions World Congress 2018

Registos: Data limite a comunicar brevimente

A ANI está a promover a participação de entidades nacionais no evento Brokerage IoT Solutions World,
conhecido como principal evento global focado em IoT com 246
participantes, mais de 700 reuniões programadas e 28 países
representados.

Mais informação

Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Brokerage Event

Registos até 15 de outubro

Participe no matchmaking event da Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference, evento organizado pelos parceiros espanhóis GAIN e pela Tecnópole, em parceria com a ANI, no âmbito da Enterprise Europe Network.

Mais informação

Healthcare Brokerage Event at MEDICA 2018

Registos: Data limite a comunicar brevemente

No âmbito da feira MEDICA 2018, o ponto de encontro número 1 global para o setor médico, a ZENIT GmbH, juntamente com o Grupo Setorial da Saúde da Enterprise Europe Network, organizam uma Bolsa de Contactos médica internacional.

Mais informação

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AUTODESK – latest from instructables – Newsletter

 
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Start-to-Table is an acceleration program for restaurant ecosystem startups – apply


Are you changing the future of the restaurant business?

Restaurants don’t simply serve up food. 
They exist for the hospitality experience customers are looking for. 
From Start-to-Table is an acceleration program for restaurant ecosystem startups at the intersection of guest experience and technology.

What we´re looking for

Tech & non-tech startups operating in the restaurant ecosystem.
  • New & Innovative Restaurant Concepts
  • Purchasing & Inventory
  • Ordering & Delivery
  • POS
  • Smart Kitchens
  • Food Waste Management
  • Human Resources
  • Search & Discovery
  • Reservations & Waitlist
  • Loyalty & Rewards
  • Payments
  • Reviews & Reputation Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Marketing Analytics & CRM


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Startup Magazine: Empreendedorismo e inovação by O Jornal Económico – Newsletter

 
STARTUP MAGAZINE

Quer começar um negócio? Associação Industrial Portuguesa apresenta cinco dicas
StartUp

Paulo Alexandre Caldas, diretor de Economia, Empreendedorismo, Financiamento e Inovação da AIP, acredita que é importante desenvolver um projeto visionário.

 
 
EMPRESAS
Dorae fecha primeira ronda de investimento e está avaliada em 21 milhões de euros
STARTUP MAGAZINE
Equipa de robótica da Nova cria ‘drone anfíbio’ para ajudar a encontrar refugiados
 
EMPRESAS
MyTravelBiz inaugura viagens no blockchain
O objetivo é criar 100 milionários ajudando 100 empreendedores a lançarem os seus negócios, incluindo aqueles que vivem em geografias onde o empreendedorismo não está na vanguarda.
 
ET CETERA
Web Summit retira convite a Marine Le Pen
ECONOMIA
Dirk Lehmann: “Têm uma ideia de negócio? Esqueçam-na!”
 
 
 

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Innovation Immersion Programme London 2018 by SECOND HOME & Lisbon City Council

Applications are now open for the Innovation Immersion Programme London 2018.

Want to plug into London’s world-class community of independent entrepreneurs, start-ups, scale-ups and blue-chip corporates?
 
Global workspace Second Home and the Lisbon City Council invite you to join their first London Innovation Immersion Programme as part of Lisbon’s mission to strengthen its relationships with the world’s most innovative hubs.
 
Running throughout 2018, the programme builds on Second Home’s expertise in supporting creativity and entrepreneurship across the globe and will give 50 Lisbon-based entrepreneurs the chance to learn new skills, make new connections and explore new markets to help unlock their company’s full potential.
 
Experience London’s entrepreneurial community from an insider’s perspective – for one week, you’ll have full access to Second Home’s London workspaces, community, programme of cultural events, BeBetter education, wellbeing classes and specifically curated innovation immersion day.
 
There are four Immersion weeks, Summer, Autumn & Winter in 2018 and Spring in 2019, and there are 50 places up for grabs – don’t miss out! Apply now to secure your place.
 
What to expect:
 
● Spend a week in London at the heart of the city’s entrepreneurial and creative ecosystem.
● Bespoke programme of workshops and masterclasses tailored to introduce you to London’s innovation scene and to empower entrepreneurs.
● Targeted connections to London-based entrepreneurs to spark new relationships and explore business opportunities.
 
● Unlimited access to all Second Home London spaces.
 
● Special partner offers and events, such as access to talks during London Tech Week 2018 and London Design Festival 2018.
 
● A place on Second Home’s Innovation Immersion Day, designed to expose you to the latest emerging trends, technology and innovation thinking.
● Networking breakfasts to meet key members of the Second Home community.
You will need to cover the cost of flights and accommodation to London – everything else (valued at €2000) is included free of charge!
 
I’m in. How do I apply?
Spaces are limited, so apply today! Applications are open to residents in Lisbon who are independent entrepreneurs, or from start-ups, scale-ups and companies with less than 20 people.
Applications Deadline: Currently Taking new Applications
Good luck!

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APPLY HERE!
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Timings:
First Season (11th-15th in June 2018 – London Tech Week) – Applications Closed
Second Season (17th-21st in September 2018 – London Design Week) – Applications Open
Third Season (10-14th in December 2018) – Applications Open
Fourth Season (8-12th in April 2019) – Applications Open
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Innovation Immersion Programme London 2018 by SECOND HOME & Lisbon City Council

Applications are now open for the Innovation Immersion Programme London 2018.

Want to plug into London’s world-class community of independent entrepreneurs, start-ups, scale-ups and blue-chip corporates?
 
Global workspace Second Home and the Lisbon City Council invite you to join their first London Innovation Immersion Programme as part of Lisbon’s mission to strengthen its relationships with the world’s most innovative hubs.
 
Running throughout 2018, the programme builds on Second Home’s expertise in supporting creativity and entrepreneurship across the globe and will give 50 Lisbon-based entrepreneurs the chance to learn new skills, make new connections and explore new markets to help unlock their company’s full potential.
 
Experience London’s entrepreneurial community from an insider’s perspective – for one week, you’ll have full access to Second Home’s London workspaces, community, programme of cultural events, BeBetter education, wellbeing classes and specifically curated innovation immersion day.
 
There are four Immersion weeks, Summer, Autumn & Winter in 2018 and Spring in 2019, and there are 50 places up for grabs – don’t miss out! Apply now to secure your place.
 
What to expect:
 
● Spend a week in London at the heart of the city’s entrepreneurial and creative ecosystem.
● Bespoke programme of workshops and masterclasses tailored to introduce you to London’s innovation scene and to empower entrepreneurs.
● Targeted connections to London-based entrepreneurs to spark new relationships and explore business opportunities.
 
● Unlimited access to all Second Home London spaces.
 
● Special partner offers and events, such as access to talks during London Tech Week 2018 and London Design Festival 2018.
 
● A place on Second Home’s Innovation Immersion Day, designed to expose you to the latest emerging trends, technology and innovation thinking.
● Networking breakfasts to meet key members of the Second Home community.
You will need to cover the cost of flights and accommodation to London – everything else (valued at €2000) is included free of charge!
 
I’m in. How do I apply?
Spaces are limited, so apply today! Applications are open to residents in Lisbon who are independent entrepreneurs, or from start-ups, scale-ups and companies with less than 20 people.
Applications Deadline: Currently Taking new Applications
Good luck!

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APPLY HERE!
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Timings:
First Season (11th-15th in June 2018 – London Tech Week) – Applications Closed
Second Season (17th-21st in September 2018 – London Design Week) – Applications Open
Third Season (10-14th in December 2018) – Applications Open
Fourth Season (8-12th in April 2019) – Applications Open
source:

https://madeoflisboa.com/entrepreneur-news/2018-08-22-innovation-immersion-programme-applications-open

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3rd Edition – Startup Battlefield by Volkswagen Financial Services – apply until 23SEPT 2018

Applications are open from 27 July 2018 – 23 September 2018. 

VWFS PT has identified three categories for startups to apply that fit their business and innovation strategy. 

The main focuses this edition will be disruptive mobility services, tap into exciting process automation, and reach out to the best Costumer User Experience.


A number of finalists will be selected to perform their pitches during the event on the 04 October 2018, and persuade a panel of judges and guests that they should be the winners. 


The prizes include a stand at the Web Summit in Lisbon, a non-equity cash prize and an opportunity to work with VWFS PT to develop their proposition.

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3rd Edition – Startup Battlefield by Volkswagen Financial Services – apply until 23SEPT 2018

Applications are open from 27 July 2018 – 23 September 2018. 

VWFS PT has identified three categories for startups to apply that fit their business and innovation strategy. 

The main focuses this edition will be disruptive mobility services, tap into exciting process automation, and reach out to the best Costumer User Experience.


A number of finalists will be selected to perform their pitches during the event on the 04 October 2018, and persuade a panel of judges and guests that they should be the winners. 


The prizes include a stand at the Web Summit in Lisbon, a non-equity cash prize and an opportunity to work with VWFS PT to develop their proposition.

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Startup Estonia – Newsletter

2018 has started with a bang for Estonian startup sector
2018 has started with a bang for Estonian startup sector. We compiled an overview of the first 6 months of the Estonian startup sector: statistics about biggest employers, investments, taxes paid, turnovers and much more! 

autumn of events

Hey you! It seemed like an endless summer, didn’t it? Well, it’s time to put the swimsuits back into the closet and get back to business since the startup event season is back on. Next Friday, we are bringing back the meetup series Foreign Founders in Estonia with an event in Workland Vabaduse, which is a new fully serviced business centre in the heart of Tallinn, offering a mixture of private offices and coworking spaces suitable for startups. The leading product, design and front-end conference in the region Refreshis happening on Tallinn Creative Hub on the 7th of September. Already the fourth Refresh will bring 20 great speakers and 700 attendees to Tallinn. Limited number of tickets are still available and you can use the promo code STARTUPCOMMUNITY to get your ticket with a special prize for our newsletter subscribers 😉. For more startup events check our events tab below👇and also the calendar for startup events in Estonia.

In other news: Bunch of seasoned founders & creators behind successful Estonian startups came together and launched RocketFuel, a €1000 scholarship to bring more bright minds into the world of  IT and startups. If you’re a curious person excited about moving into the startup world (in any career path imaginable!) but don’t have the money to learn the required skills, the scholarship is for you!

Superangel, an early investment fund based in Tallinn, Estonia & Palo Alto, California has announced Alpine House, a new “high-altitude training” for startups. Alpine House will choose 3-5 companies for 1-year location independent coaching, including a 5-week extended customer development session in a major market, which for the first  “batch” will be San Francisco Bay Area in November.

Also, apply to Career Hunt, for a chance to win a 5-day all-inclusive career trip to Tallinn for a tech-tour, meet the biggest IT-wonders and get VIP-shortcuts for job interviews in selected companies!
 

See you around at the events!

team Startup Estonia

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2018 has started with a bang for Estonian startup sector

2018 has started with a bang for Estonian startup sector

Half a year has passed and it’s time to summarise the achievements of the Estonian startup community: statistics about biggest employers, investments, taxes paid, turnovers and much more!  Find out more

 

Techstars Startup Week Tallinn 2018 invites you to host an event

Techstars Startup Week Tallinn 2018 invites you to host an event

    Startup Week Tallinn is back and this year we are reaching for the stars. With support, and an update in the name from Techstars, we are keen to make the week of 19–23 November a success by introducing new tracks and more presence by Techstars.  Find out more

    A Study of 2.7 Million Startups Found the Ideal Age to Start a Business

    A Study of 2.7 Million Startups Found the Ideal Age to Start a Business


    If you’re in your 40s or 50s, you might think it’s too late to start a business. Wrong: It’s actually the perfect time. Find out more 
    Check out more exciting startup reads
     
    events not to miss
     
    Suurettevõtte ja startupi koostöö – sinu, minu või meie toode?
    LiftOff LIVE: Alari Aho
    Foreign Founders in Estonia: Meetup vol. 5
    Startup Estonia Refresh afterparty
    Tech Day 2018
    Loomehäkk: Creative Tech
    Check out other exciting upcoming startup events
     
    KEEP AN EYE ON THE BUZZ
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