On April 20-21, 2023, we will be welcoming you to our annual EU-Startups Summit in Barcelona! This year, the event will be bigger and better than ever before and we’ll have lots of exciting speakers, panel discussions, networking activities, pitch competitions and much more. The EU-Startups Summit will gather over 2,000 founders, startup enthusiasts and investors for two days of networking, inspiration and learning.
Next up, we are very excited to share that Dr Sara Medina, part of the EU SME Centre Board of Advisors and Member of the Board of SPI, will join us for a workshop on how European SMEs and startups can expand to China.
Sara is part of the EU SME Centre Board of Advisors. EU SME Centre, which began operations in 2010, is an initiative of the European Commission that provides a comprehensive range of hands-on support services to European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) helping them in doing business in China. Its currently in its 4th phase and SPI has joined as a consortium partner.
In addition, Sara is a Board Member of SPI, an international consulting group with offices right across the world. Created in 1996, the firm supports clients to foster innovation, be competitive and create prosperity. In her role as a Member of the Board, Sara contributes to the overall management of SPI, being responsible for managing SPI’s activities and services in China since 2004 as well as in the Southeast Asian market.
Needless to say, when it comes to building global networks, growing internationally and fostering competitive innovation, Dr Sara Medina is the expert you want to learn more from.
Don’t forget to secure your ticket as soon as possible, and add this very special event to your calendar in 2023! To learn more about the event, and the other wonderful speakers taking part, check out our dedicated event page, and enjoy the video below, which will give you some insights into what’s to come.
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ACCIÓ – Catalonia Trade & Investment is the Catalan Government’s agency that works to attract foreign investment to Catalonia, promoting the region as attractive, innovative and competitive business location for startups. Check out their offerings and the Catalonia Startup Directory.