For nearly two years now, the Rousse Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been part of an international group for good practices in the incubation of young social entrepreneurs, formed within the framework of the Better Incubation program ( http://betterincubation.eu/ ) That is why we would like to gladly invite you to get acquainted with the results of the two-year international cooperation led by the three partner organizations the European Network of Business Innovation Centers (EBN | Innovation network), Impact Hub (IHUB – Homepage – Impact Hub) and the European Association for Venture Philanthropy (EVPA -Welcome | EVPA ).
Organized as part of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) 2022 Annual Conference, the session “Final of the Better Incubation project" is an online open event that will take place on 2.12.2022 from at 3:30 p.m. EEST (14:30 CET) and will be broadcast live on Better Incubation's LinkedIn page ( (29) Better Incubation: Overview | LinkedIn) and on the EBN Youtube channel ( EuropeanBICNetwork - YouTube).
2:30 p.m. -2:40 p.m.
Welcome and introduction about Better Incubation - Chiara Davalli, European Business Innovation Hub Network (EBN)
2:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
How can Business Support Organizations (BSOs) contribute to the implementation of the Social Economy Promotion Action Plan? - Brigitte Fellahi-Brognaux, Head of Unit, European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Beyond Better Incubation, partner networks' thoughts on the way forward forward – Conversation with Tatiana Glad – IHUB; Roberta Bosurgi – EVPA; Laura Lecci – EBN
3:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
"Voices of Better Incubation" with moderator Lucia Radu, (Impact Hub) - You will hear the impressions of some of the business support organizations involved in Better Incubation regarding the support received within the program. What are their plans for the future?
- Francisco Pizarro, EU|BIC Fundecyt PCTEX
- Viktoria Soregi, IHUB Budapest
- Francesco Rocca, IHUB Lisbon
- Hrishabh Sandilya, EPIM
- EVPA, Impact Shakers (TBC)
- Kristian Mancinone, EU|BIC Associate ART-ER
- Nayla Attas, Impact Hub Global
3:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Massive impact. Meet the winners of the 2022 Better Incubation competition. with moderator Laura Lecci, EBN - You will get to know the stories and business ideas of the three finalists of Better Incubation's international competition for social and inclusive entrepreneurship.
- Fela Akinse Buyi, Founder Salubata
- Esra Arslan, Executive Board Member at İhtiyaç Haritası Needs Map
- Ondřej Kolařík, CEO and Co-founder of ARBO Technologies
3:50 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closing session with the three partner networks.
Better Incubation is a 2-year program (2021 – 2023) powered by the LIAISE project, funded by the European Union's Employment and Social Innovation programme. It unites the efforts and expertise of the European Network of Business Innovation Centers (EBN | Innovation network), Impact Hub (IHUB – Homepage – Impact Hub) and the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA - Welcome | EVPA ) and aims to change the system of business incubation aim to make it more inclusive and effective.