Lightning Tech Transfer promotes the participation of the five Valencian public universities in the innovative ecosystem. The I2CV Association and Startup Valencia launch a new edition of this program with the support of the General Directorate for Entrepreneurship of the Department of Sustainable Economy of the Generalitat Valenciana, aimed at the university communities of the three provinces: UPV (Polytechnic University of Valencia), UV (University of Valencia), UJI (Jaume I University of Castellón), UMH (Miguel Hernández de Elche University) and UA (Alicante University).
For the second year, The acceleration program seeks to convert innovative projects into public technology-based companies, that drive the entrepreneurial, innovative and technological ecosystem of the Valencian Community. The main objectives to be achieved with the organization of Llamp Tech Transfer revolve around detecting new innovative and differentiating business ideas, building multidisciplinary entrepreneurial teams and providing legal and business training to the participants, among others.
As he points out Nacho Mas, CEO at Startup Valenciathe participation this year of the five Valencian public universities “demonstrates the importance of this program as a backbone and catalyst for the transfer of knowledge between universities and startups.”
For José Sepúlveda, director of the I2CV Association“Llamp Tech Transfer focuses on uniting university and entrepreneurship and bringing the talent and technology produced by Valencian public universities closer to the entrepreneurial ecosystem and the market”.
How to participate and what the program contributes
Regarding the participation requirements, Registration is open until May 30. for those projects that include among their members undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students, researchers, professors and the rest of the community of the five Valencian public universities.
For this purpose, the development of the program relies on training sessions, mentoring and personalized advice of specialists in each of the competent areas for the achievement of a successful company.
Lastly, the Demo Day in November The program will end with the presentation of the projects, where the results achieved during its course will be presented to investors and the innovative community.
The projects selected in the last edition of the Llamp Tech Transfer 2022 program were ARGOS, AVICEMIS,Tweenvest,Bi-Add, Magas y Albufera-Non Conventional Synthesis.
Llamp Tech Transfer is part of the Llamp program of the Conselleria de Economía, as well as the objectives of the Tech Transfer Committee of Startup Valencia to link science with business, formed by José Capmany, Andreu Climent, Narcís Cardona, Fernando Conesa, Patricia Pastor and Iñaki Berenguer, references with national and international experience in the matter, with the coordination of Judith Saladrigas and José Sepúlveda, director of the I2CV Association, both members of the aforementioned committee.