Ljubljana (Slovenia), February 21, 2016: Year 2016 has only begun and the final event of ABC Accelerator’s new program already promised that it’s going to be an extremely exciting one for entrepreneurs. Demo Day, the act of Smart Living & Health program, took place on 21st of January in the heart of BTC City. Ten startups from Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Austria and Hungary were ready to impress the crowd present and secure its seed capital. Despite the coldness of winter outside, Siti Teater’s premises were hot like never before.
Kranj (Slovenia), November 19, 2015: Kovačnica opened its doors on Thursday, November 19 in Kranj (Slovenia) and will provide supportive environment for creativity and entrepreneurial ideas. One of the main objectives of the creation of co-working center is to reduce unemployment, especially among young people, both by promoting self-employment as well as the active integration of young people with the economy.
New York (USA), November 16, 2015: A team of the Ljubljana Faculty of Law has been declared the winner of the World International Model United Nations (WIMUN), a popular UN simulation that concluded in New York. Up against 500 delegates from over 50 countries, the Slovenian team under Vasilka Sancin, the head of the Law Faculty’s international law department, won the most individual awards at committees and hence first place as the best delegation overall.
Luxembourg (Luxembourg), October 28, 2015: Farvest Group announced details of the format of their annual ICT Spring event which is being held next year from 10 – 11 May 2016. This year’s ICT Spring attracted 5,246 people from 72 countries and involved 110 speakers and saw 70 start-ups along with another 80 exhibitors. The FinTech component was judged to be one of the best in Europe, with the overall event cementing its standing in the world B2B event calendar. The 2016 event will be bigger and better. See www.ictspring.com and www.spaceforum.eu
Luxembourg (Luxembourg), October 16, 2015: The European Space Expo, with 20 Luxembourg companies announced as active in the sector today opened in Knuedler in Luxembourg City, offering a concrete, simple and friendly overview of European space programmes. The Expo, held this year under the theme of ‘Space at the Service of Citizens’, was organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the Ministry of the Economy, under the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the EU. The entrance is free.
Luxembourg (Luxembourg), October 16, 2015: Goodyear and ThinkYoung announced the launch of a new initiative, the ‘ThinkGoodMobility Challenge’, to encourage the sharing of solutions and ideas of mobility trends across Europe. In the ‘ThinkGoodMobility’ Survey, science, technology, engineering, art and design and mathematics (STEAM) students were asked for their impressions and understanding of the key challenges for the automobile industry in 2025. Entries for the Challenge must be submitted by university students aged between 18 and 30 in the EU and Turkey before 15 December 2015.