Mind the Bridge caught up with Luís Manuel, Executive Director at EDP Inovação to dig deeper into their open innovation approach. EDP is the main energy company in Portugal and the fourth largest wind energy production company in the world, being present in 19 countries and 4 continents.
Industry, Retail, Urban: these are the areas where Olivetti and TIM WCAP are looking for innovative technological solutions to be integrated into the business in an Open Innovation perspective through the “IoT Challenge” open until June 30th, launched with the support of the international advisory firm Mind the Bridge.
MTB has created the "Scaling Managers" concept to provide highly customized programs to each startup. Scaling Managers are people within the acceleration team, who dedicate themselves to follow the advancement of one or more organizations at the same time and have a comprehensive knowledge of the state of things of a participating startup.
Launch of the “Tech Scaleup MENA preliminary Report 2021” in Beirut by Mind the Bridge during Closing of the first MENA Tech Scaleup Summit 2021. As of December 2020, the study tracked 448 scaleups across 19 countries, able to attract $6.2B in funding.
The 2021 edition of the Awards organized by Mind the Bridge in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has been launched today at the Opening of the MENA Digital Scaleup Summit co-hosted by the Dubai Future Foundation and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia and supported by the Dubai Chamber.