Our goal is to foster a sustainable and global entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our programs and activities focus on bringing startups and corporates together to enhance the growth of all parties, and to bring new value to enterprises through innovation.
The Scaleup Summits are highly curated, invitation only, formats where international corporates can explore the world’s most interesting tech hotspots, benchmark their open innovation approaches, spot technology trends, and meet targeted scaleups offering solutions to their innovation challenges
The Scaleup Summit is a highly curated, invitation only format, where international corporates and scaleups operating in specific verticals can do business, spot technology trends, and benchmark their open innovation approaches.
Official Kick-off of the Scaleup Summit with immersion in the Barcelona vibrant startup and corporate venturing ecosystem. From Mind the Bridge Innovation Center in Barcelona, Keynotes, Panels, Report Launch, scaleup and corporate venturing landscape.
09:45-10:30 CET | Opening Barcelona Scaleup Summit
Alberto Onetti, Chairman at Mind the Bridge
Marco Marinucci, CEO at Mind the Bridge
10:30-11:15 CET | Panel: How to Measure the Return on Innovation?
Daniele Pozzo, Head of Strategy at FPT Industrial (Iveco Group)
Fabio Tentori, CEO at Enel Innovation Hubs
Suzanna Chiu, Head of Amadeus Ventures
Telmo Perez, Chief Innovation & New Business at ACCIONA
11:15-12:00 CET | Panel: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Antonio Duran, Global Innovation Head at Abertis
Bruno Scarrà, Head of New Business Solutions at Unipol
Marco Pietrucci, Head of Innovation at Terna
Nuria Balogun, Open Innovation Manager at RACC
Paulina Banszerus, Head of Venture Capital at DB Schenker
12:00-12:45 CET | Panel: Local ecosystem players
Albert Torruella, Responsable Corporate Venturing at ACCIO
Àlex Rodríguez Bacardit, Chapter Director at Startup Grind Barcelona
Miquel Costa Planas, President and CEO at Keiretsu Forum Spain
Miguel Valls, Board Director at Tech Barcelona Oscar Sala, Director at Mobile World Capital Barcelona
12:45-14:30 CET | Networking Lunch MTB & Elis Corporate Partners only
14:30-16:00 CET | Open Innovation Bootcamp: Best Practices Sharing Benchmark your open innovation strategy and plan with peers from 30+ international companies.
Moderated round table according to the Chatham House Rule.
16:00-16:30 CET | Wrap Up
20:00-23:00 CET | Networking Reception
MAY 31 | 8PM
Open Innovation Bootcamp (Invitation only)
MAY 31 | 3pm – 4:30pm CET
Closed door session restricted to corporate innovation execs to assess and benchmark different Open Innovation approaches (Corporate Accelerator, Venture Client, CVC, Venture Builder/Intrapreneurship).
Corporate Insight Sessions
MAY 31 – JUNE 15
Close-door session restricted to scaleup CXOs aimed at preparing 1:1 Matchings with corporates and sharing key learnings on scaling high tech companies.
1:1 Matching Session
MAY 31 – JUNE 15
1:1 matching sessions where international corporates and scaleups operating in specific verticals can do business and spot technology trends.
Oil & Gas
Innovation Executive Views
MAY 31 – JUNE 15
Learn how top executives are approaching open innovation and startup-corporate collaboration.
Highlights from key regional Innovation Ecosystems (partners of MTB Ecosystem Platform)