The ENRICH in the USA Landing Hubs provide smart specialization support to EU research and innovation actors interested in transatlantic opportunities in a specific sector and/or technology domain. These Hubs, officially recognized by the ENRICH Network, are integrated with the local/regional ecosystem and are able to introduce EU R&I stakeholders into that ecosystem, so they can best take advantage of business (through Proofs of Concept and Pilotes), as well as investment and other partnership opportunities.
Similar to the ENRICH in the USA Centers, the Hubs' core Ambassadors are university incubators and innovation centers offering soft landing programs and curriculums supported by ENRICH in the USA.
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Advanced Manufacturing – Digital Design, Additive/ Subtractive Processes, Precision Metrology/ Handling, Custom/High Volume Production
Council of the Great Lakes Region
Niagara Falls/ Buffalo, New York
Agriculture, Food Processing, Plant Sciences
Helix Centre and World Trade Center, St. Louis, and University of St Louis, Columbia.
St. Louis, Missouri
Pharmaceuticals, Therapeutics, Medical Devices, Diagnostics, FoodTech and AgTech
Temple University SBDC and University City Science Center
Food/Beverage Goods, Processing Equipment, Packaging Materials/Equipment
Greater MSP (Minneapolis Saint Paul Economic Development Partnership) and the State of Minnesota
Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Manufacturing (textiles, packaged goods, consumer goods), Supply Chain, Logistics, and Smart City
Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute, the University of Georgia and the city of Atlanta
Optics, Photonics, and Imaging, and Smart City
NextCorps and the Business Incubator Association of New York State
Rochester, New York
Smart City - Citizen Engagement/Services, Infrastructure, Governance, Mobility, Public Health/Healthcare, Public Safety, Utilities, Sustainability
Tech Ranch, University of Austin Texas, and the Dallas Innovation Alliance
Austin and Dallas, Texas
This initial list of Ambassadors were selected by the Network based on their ability to meet core requirements in competently and ethically supporting EU stakeholders with technical, business, regulatory, legal and other challenges when collaborating in the US.
Each Hub represents expertise within their respective industry verticals, to meet the needs of the diverse set of expected EU participants who will receive services at these Hubs which support new transatlantic research partnerships, commercialization of innovative research, and expansion of business opportunities.
The goal of the ENRICH in the USA Hubs, is to represent different locations and specializations across the US, to best serve a large population of EU R&I actors.
Please also visit our ENRICH in the USA Centres page for additional information on other locations within the US, serving broader sector cross-sections and providing additional services, here
In addition to on-demand site visits available with these Hubs (including virtual), many of the Hubs' Ambassadors already provide market development and acceleration services (bootcamps included) to local and foreign entrepreneurs. To see the currently available open calls for these services, please visit our News section.
To connect to one of the below Hubs, please contact email@example.com or Sebastien Torre at +1(619) 382-8442
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