Startup Europe Campfire Paris

Startup Europe Campfire Paris

Mar 19 9:00am - Mar 19 12:00pm @ Regional Council of Ile-de-France, Paris
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STARTUP EUROPE CAMPFIRE PARIS
Paris CAMPFIRE will be the first of a series of events piloted by the Startup Europe initiative of
European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology
through consortium leaders, to highlight the opportunities and network the community partners.
Thus the Campfire will be advertised throughout Europe - by setting the first one in Paris, DG Connect
and Startup Europe initiative is encouraging Paris area and France for the leading role these
ecosystems are taking in the support of start-ups & their ecosystems, and the shift France makes to
become a startup nation.

OBJECTIVES OF THE CAMPFIRE OPENING EVENT
The event gathers several objectives among which:
- Promote Entrepreneurship culture – The European Startup Continent
- Promote the Startup Europe Initiative and tools @overall European level
- Reinforce links between Startup Europe Initiative and national/local initiatives
- Promote opportunities for startups and e...
STARTUP EUROPE CAMPFIRE PARIS
Paris CAMPFIRE will be the first of a series of events piloted by the Startup Europe initiative of
European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology
through consortium leaders, to highlight the opportunities and network the community partners.
Thus the Campfire will be advertised throughout Europe - by setting the first one in Paris, DG Connect
and Startup Europe initiative is encouraging Paris area and France for the leading role these
ecosystems are taking in the support of start-ups & their ecosystems, and the shift France makes to
become a startup nation.

OBJECTIVES OF THE CAMPFIRE OPENING EVENT
The event gathers several objectives among which:
- Promote Entrepreneurship culture – The European Startup Continent
- Promote the Startup Europe Initiative and tools @overall European level
- Reinforce links between Startup Europe Initiative and national/local initiatives
- Promote opportunities for startups and ecosystems to participate in the 10 running and
financed programs
- Discuss potential areas for further implications for next calls
- Showcase Paris Area as a leading hub for start-ups and build bridges with the CEE and Balkans
- Better connect French Tech & Paris Ecosystem players to Startup Europe

PARTICIPANTS AND COVERAGE
Expected participants: 200 +
- Entrepreneurs and perspective entrepreneurs
- Venture Capital Organization
- Incubators, accelerators, clusters
- Innovation funding organization
- Government representatives
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Schedule
Monday Mar 19th
9:00 am
Registration and welcoming coffee
9:15 am
Introduction words

- Alexandra Dublanche, Vice President Paris Region in charge of Economic Development, Agriculture and Rural Affairs. Co-founder Federavox
- Isidro Laso, Head of Startup Europe Sector, DG CONNECT, EC
- Karl Gedda, Executive Director, Opticsvalley
9:45 am
Initiatives for Entrepreneurs

Panel: The power of ecosystem innovation fuelled by the administrations
- Isidro Laso, Head of Startup Europe Sector, DG CONNECT, EC
- Adrien Cabot, La French Tech Brand International Promotion
- Alexis Poulin, EIT Digital ARISE Communications Lead
10:10 am
- Justine Bounet, EEN advisor in charge of EU financing in Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of commerce
- Eric Vaysset, General Director, Wilco regional accelerator
- Apolline Blandin, Head of European Affairs at France Digitale [Moderator]
10:25 am
Startup Declaration post Davos
- Annika Brack, Head of Community Development, Regional Strategies WEF
10:45 am
Coffee Break
11:00 am
The 10 running StartUp Europe Projects
I see the light. How to scaleup in Europe
Paul Stefanut, Opticsvalley | ScaleEUP2 project
Ricardo Silva, VILABS | StartupLighthouse project

Money, money, money. Collaborating with investors, corporates, Stock exchanges
Alberto Onetti, Chairman, MindTheBridge | Startup Europe Partnership project
Grete Guttman, Civitta | Nordic AIP project
11:30 am
Fly baby, fly. Access to new markets
Andra Bagdonaite, StartupDivision | Soft Landing project
Andrea Rosen, CUBE | Access2Europe project


CEE Support. Central East Europe and Balkans
Krisztina Toth, Europa Media | MY-GATEWAY project
Robert Michalski, ZARR | Wep UP project
12:00 pm
Innovation Radar. From EU funded research to business
Diego Alonso, UPCT | Merlin project
Miguel García, Zabala |Irsus project

Maker Movement
Luisa de Amicis, Plusvalue | Openmaker project

Analysis of past Startup Europe projects and their beneficiaries
Fiammetta Rossetti, JRC

Moderator: Karl Gedda
12:25 pm
Networking Lunch
2:00 pm
Startup Europe Grassroots initiative
Panel: Democratising the startup phenomenon:
- European Maker Week, Barbara Marcotulli , Maker Faire Rome
- Startup Universities Network, Emilio Corchado, USAL [Moderator]
- Startup Europe Awards, Juan Manuel Revuelta, Finnova
- Startup Europe News, Susana Hebe Gonzales"
- Startup Europe Week, Igor Tasic, CEO SEW


2:30 pm
Startup Europe International initiatives
Panel: Helping European founders to access international markets
- Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley & Israel, Alberto Onetti, Mind the Bridge, [Moderator]
- Startup Europe LATAM network, Juan Manuel Revuelta, Finnova
- Eastern Partnership ICT Innovation and startup ecosystems,
Sander van der Molen, Civitta - study coordinator
- Scouting mission to Israel, Danielius Stasiulis, director of Startup Division
3:00 pm
Connecting Balkan&Central East EU with leading EU hubs
Panel: Connecting CEE and Balkans to the leading startup hubs
- Dr. Judit Schrick-Szenczi, Ministry of Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing, Baden-Württemberg. Coordinator of Priority Area 8 of the EUSDR
- Imre Hild, Startup Division of the Hungarian Innovation Federation
- Alexis Poulin, EIT Digital ARISE Communications Lead
- Sasha Bezuhanova, senior executive, founder of MOVE.BG and EDIT.BG
3:30 pm
Networking break
3:40 pm
Lead fields for tomorrow
Artificial intelligence & Machine learning panel:
- Raul Bravo, Dibotics CEO and co-founder Balyo
- Gregorio Ameyugo, CEA Deputy Director
- Valerian Giesz , Quandela Cofounder
- Moderator: Patrick Gruhn, cofounder Replex

4:15 pm
Lead fields for tomorrow
IOT panel:
- Benjamin Azoulay, Oledcomm CEO
- Pierre-Damien Berger, CEA CPS Projects Coordinator & French Tech IoT Network
- Moderator: Patrick Gruhn, cofounder Replex
4:45 pm
Lead fields for tomorrow
Blockchain panel:
- Stefan Sundermann, KalimaDB CEO
- Antoine Yeretzian, Blockchain France Co-founder
- Moderator: Patrick Gruhn, cofounder Replex
5:15 pm
Lead fields for tomorrow
How to get skills for these new fields :
- Pierre Dubuc, Openclassrooms CEO, & President Paris Region Digital Board
5:40 pm
Lead fields for tomorrow

Announcements from the Projects
- Startup Ole - Emilio Corchado, USAL
- Startup Europe Summit - Bogdan Ceobanu, Policy officer, DG CONNECT, European Commission
- Startup Europe Smart AgriFood Summit - Juan Francisco Delgado
- DeepTech4Good - Paul Stefanut, Opticsvalley
- Physical art blockchain expo - Imedi Hassissen, Founder Startup Europe news
6:00 pm
Closing remarks
- Massimiliano Dragoni, Senior policy officer, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Organizers
Igor Tasic
Founder & CEO @ Startup Europe Week
Paul STEFANUT
Opticsvalley is a business and innovation accelerator; the Paris area cluster in the field of DeepTech (photonics, IoT, AI ...)