ENRICH in the USA at BIO International Convention 2019 and Select USA Investment Summit

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ENRICH in the USA, helped introduce and support a wide array of European Union (EU) tech firms and startups, during the BIO International Convention 2019 in Philadelphia, PA, and the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC.

These unique opportunities for EU companies were made possible thanks to the close collaboration with Temple University, the University City Science Centre, the Welcoming Center, the Wistar Institute, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, DC Archangels, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development, Philadelphia Department of Commerce - City of Philadelphia, as well as Enterprise Europe Network, AWEX, BusinessFrance, ITA, UK DIT, Angel Launch, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization and the US Department of Commerce.

"We are actively helping EU tech entrepreneurs and researchers that are looking for partnering and investment/funding opportunities in the United States. ENRICH in the USA's Philadelphia Hub just moved to Temple University - Small Business Development Center, and is hosting four European companies, two of which pitched at BIO 2019. And the Washington DC ENRICH in theUSA Center is now hosted by the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)," said Blandine Chantepie-Kari, VP University & Entrepreneurship Soft Landing Programs, EAEC (European American Enterprise Council). EAEC is an ENRICH in the USA partner.

Many of the EU companies and startups we supported at BIO 2019 are rolling out innovative biotech, life sciences and e-health products and services in the United States. We have arranged for several of these companies to participate in a four-day immersive bootcamp and to pitch at the European Commission pavilion at the convention. During SelectUSA Investment Summit June 9-13, we have been supporting tech companies and startups from all industries. We co-organized a pitch training class and a pitch competition in front of a jury of US investors and government funding agencies, added EAEC President Sebastien Torre.  

The 3 ENRICH - Select USA Tech Pitch Awards winners are:

1- Moonshot (David Suriol, CEO - Spain)
2- Continest (Vidor Kis Marton, CEO - Hungary)
3- DouxMatok (Shaul Sharoni, CFO - Israel)

For more information about the prizes please check here