MWCapital at 4YFN

MWCapital at 4YFN

26/FEB/2024 - 29/FEB/2024
Fira Barcelona | Gran Via
09:00 - 17:00 h.
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MWCapital at 4YFN

4YFN is a unique space at MWC Barcelona for startups from around the world to connect with investors, companies, and institutions in a privileged environment of entrepreneurship and exchange.

This event not only brings together digital startup entrepreneurs with investors but also puts startups on the radar of the most influential decision-makers in the connectivity ecosystem, such as CEOs of global mobile operators and cutting-edge technology companies.

MWCapital has its own booth at this exhibition, where it showcases all its Tech Transfer projects and provides visibility to the startups created during the past year through its specialized Venture Building programme for deep-tech startups and the Tech 2 Market program of the European Innovation Council, of which it is a partner.

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

LAB3040 – Catalan innovation ecosystem through connections

Debate with Innovation directors of the LAB3040 ecosystem of connections, promoted by the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Agency of the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona (AMB).

Speakers:

• José María Santos Figueroa – Territorial Business Manager Arco Mediterráneo, Ibercaja
• Margarida López Romero – Director of Innovation and Digital Transformation, TMB Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona
• Anna Casals Terré – Head of Innovation, Celsa Group
• Guillem Roig Iborra – Head of Innolab and Open Innovation, Cofidis
• Alexander Medina Phimister – Ecosystem Manager LAB 3040, Cámara de Comercio de Barcelona

ORGANIZER: Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

How to innovate in a large corporation and not die in the attempt

The Open Innovation area of Cepsa Digital, presents its open innovation methodology after its first year and the challenges ahead, calling for collaboration to the ecosystem agents.

Speakers:

• Ignacio Muñoz García – Open Innovation Analyst, Cepsa
• Estela Vilches Vázquez – Head of Open Innovation, Cepsa

ORGANIZER: Cepsa

Pitching Point 4YFN Hall 8.1

DeepTech Startup Pitches by The Collider/MWCapital

Discover the deep tech start-ups from The Collider Portfolio. Join us at the session, where you’ll find promising deep startups from Spain, from Seed to Series A on Cleantech, Industry 4.0 and Digital Health. In this session, 8 deep tech strat-ups will pitch their fundraising/commercial pitch and communications will be facilitated afterwards. 

Startups pitching: Jolt, Yplasma, Nano, Uniscool, SAALG, BeyondYou, Dipneo, Ephion 

https://www.4yfn.com/agenda/sessions/4597-deeptech-startups-by-the-collider-mobile-world-capital-barcelona

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

Entrepreneurship in Sustainability

Connecting Energy incubator presentation and featured participants

Speakers:

• Emiliano Altamirano – Creative Director, Novapedra
• José Andrés de Lorenzo – CEO, Maska
• Alvar Gener – CEO, Solsolet

ORGANIZER: Naturgy

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

Revolutionizing Tomorrow: Pitches from EIC-Funded Tech Innovators

Explore investment and partnership opportunities with 15 innovative fast-growing companies (series A to B) in blockchain, AI, IoT, and Cleantech. Seize the opportunity offered by the EIC, Europe’s largest deeptech funding program and VC investment fund, which minimises investor risk by backing rigorously selected companies.

Startups pitching: Billon, Cardlab, Cinfo, Codership, CompiraLabs, Cyraco, Drone Hopper, Excess Engineering, Ignion, Manomotion, Mysphera, Nil Technology, Seluxit, Setllemint and Vaultree.

Speakers:

• Laurent Probst – Partner, PwC Luxembourg
• Jacek Figula – CCO, Billon Digital Services
• Frank SANDELØV – CEO, Cardlab Innovation ApS
• Antonio Rodríguez Del Corral – CEO, CINFO
• Sakari Keskitalo – COO, Codership
• Mark de Jong – VP Business Development & Strategic partnerships, Compira Labs LTD
• Tobias Hofmann – CEO, CyRaCo Gmbh
• Ahmed Refaat – Postdoctoral Researcher, Drone Hopper
• Ove Kalvatn – CEO, Excess Engineering
• Jaap Groot – CEO, Ignion
• Joakim Hedenstedt – Director of Business Development, ManoMotion
• Salvador Vera – CEO, Mysphera
• Niklas Hansson – Head of Application Engineering, NIL Technology APS
• Daniel Lux – CEO, Seluxit APS
• Matthew Van Niekerk – CEO, SettleMint NV
• Scott Getchel – Head of Product, Vaultree Limited

ORGANIZER: PwC

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

European DeepTech Investors networking drinks

The European Innovation Council and Mobile World Capital Barcelona invite DeepTech investors from all around Europe to join us for a drink and networking experience. Meet other investors, European deeptech startups (who have just pitched in the previous sessions) and institutional partners for increasing your dealflow and discovering new opportunities.

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

The thermometer of corporate innovation in 2024

This year we have brought together four innovation leaders from our community to share with us the latest news and cases of how they are driving the transformation of their organizations.

Among the topics in the Area101 session at 4YFN are how to drive innovation hubs, how to facilitate a new culture of innovation, how to design venture building processes or how to align innovation and sustainability in our organizations.

Speakers:

• Cristian Ull – Co-Founder, Area101
• Estela Vilches Vázquez – Head of Open Innovation, Cepsa
• Marta Sala – HR Business Partner, Angelini Pharma España
• Juan Antonio Moreno – Head of Corporate Development, Mediaset
• Carlos Lahoz – Industrial Print Sustainability strategy, HP

ORGANIZER: Area101

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

Fostering innovation in European publishing: The Möbius solutions

This session will be part of the Möbius Closing Event, marking the project’s culmination. Speakers will discuss the future of creative industries and the potential of the Möbius project’s technologies. Thus, disseminating the project’s results. After the round table, there will be a networking part with the industry leaders.

Speakers:

• Marjorie Grassler – Project Manager, MWCapital
• Richard Elelman – Head of Politics, Co-leader of the Renaissance Science-Art-Sustainability programme with the European Commission, Eurecat
• Julian Vicens – Head of Computational Social Science, Eurecat
• Enrico Turrin – Deputy Director and Economist, Federation of European Publishers
• Alezandru Stan – Innovation Project Manager, IN2 Digital Innovations
• Markus Löffler – Founder of the Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig, Kunstkraftwerk Leipzig

AGORA Stage 4YFN Hall 8.0

From lab to market: Maximizing impact through knowledge transfer 

Speakers:

• Carolina Aguilar – CEO, INBRAIN Neuroelectrics
• Elena Canetti – Managing Partner, Inveniam Group

Moderator:

• David Domingo – International Ecosystem Manager, MWCapital

https://www.4yfn.com/agenda/sessions/4431-from-lab-to-market-maximizing-impact-through-knowledge-transfer

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

NGI Sargasso: Equity-free funding for your Next Generation Internet idea

Secure up to €100,000 equity-free funding to develop your collaborative project to shape future Internet with a counterpart across the Atlantic: Europeans are matched with an organization from Canada or the USA, and vice versa. 

Speakers:

• Teresa Barber, Innovation Project Manager, MWCapital
• Monique Calisti, CEO, Martel Innovate and Director of NGI Outreach Office
• Virginia Gómez, Head of EU Projects Area, Sploro
• Jordi Mongay, NGI Sagrasso beneficiari, Warsaw University of Technology
• Julien Bringer, NGI Sagrasso beneficiari, Kallistech
• Lluís Alfonso Ariño, NGI Sagrasso beneficiari, 3CL Foundation

Banco Sabadell Stage 4YFN Hall 8.1

Turning science into profit: Fostering the european tech to market ecosystem

Suppoting scientific innovations to become successful spin-offs across Europe. Discover funding opportunities, proven methodologies and success stories, and get inspired by the industry leaders shaping the future of European innovation.

Speakers:

• Viorel Peca – Head of Unit, European Innovation Council
• Francesc Fajula – CEO, MWCapital

Moderator:

• Cristina Gallardo – Senior Reporter, Sifted

https://www.4yfn.com/agenda/sessions/4362-turning-science-into-profit-fostering-the-european-tech-to-market-ecosystem

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

How to monetise your technology through IP?

In this panel session, we’ll discuss about the different opportunities for deeptech companies to leverage their patents and protected assets to generate business and increase their revenues. Come and learn from the experience of global science-based companies, deep tech startups and European institutions.

Speakers:

• Ruben Bonet – CEO & Co-founder, FractusBonet – CEO & Co-founder, Fractus
• Matthew Van Niekerk – CEO & Co-founder, Settlemint
Jorge Isern – Manager, ISERN Patentes y Marcas

Moderator:

• Marina Valls – Tech Transfer Executive, MWCapital

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

TechTransfer in EU – Networking with innovators powered by EIC

Join beneficiaries and partners from EIC’s programmes for a drink and networking experience. Here, you will get the chance to meet and connect with top-level innovative minds that are bringing European technology to the forefront of the global market. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about these innovations and exchange knowledge and expertise with the EIC’s entrepreneurs.

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

Presentation of The Collider’s Call for Technologies – Bring your cutting-edge research to the market!

We are pleased to launch the eighth edition of the call for Deep Tech scientific projects of The Collider, the Tech Transfer programme of the Mobile World Capital Foundation. During this informative session, The Collider staff will provide a brief overview of the programme, covering application requirements, admissions process, programme services and applicable deadlines.

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

The Collider Community meet-up

Following the Call 4 Technologies informative session, we will invite you to join us as we facilitate a networking space for members of The Collider Community, comprising programme alumni including researchers, mentors and entrepreneurs.

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

Entrepreneurship at BSC – Panel

Entrepreneurship at BSC panel will be a meeting point with the entrepreneurs, BSC spin off and investors sharing their experience about the adventure of creating an spin off from research results

Speakers:

• Anna Escoda – Technology Transfer Manager, Barcelola Supercomputing Center

ORGANIZER: BSC

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55 

Humanising Technology: Innovation Made by Women

This panel aims to inspire and educate attendees on the critical roles that women play in humanizing technology through innovation, leadership, and a commitment to equity. The speakers’ collective experiences and achievements exemplify the transformative power of female leadership in shaping a more inclusive and innovative digital future. 

Speakers:

• Marta Portalés, Head of European Projects, MWCapital
• Rina Bogdanovic, Future Leader Award Winner, 2023 Summer School for Female Leadership in the Digital Age
• Cecilia Danesi, Researcher, Institute of European Studies and Human Rights, Pontifical University of Salamanca
• Friederike Hettinger, Managing Director, TUM International GmbH
• Berta Herrero, Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Huawei Europe; Director, The European Leadership Academy

ORGANIZER: HUAWEI

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

How to use AI & Hyper-personalisation in eCommerce

eCommerce companies have much more data of user behaviour than probably any other industry which can be used to provide a hyper-personalised experience for their clients and in turn increase the life-time value and revenue of e-commerces. In this session, you are invited to discover how eCommerces can use AI, their use cases and results. The session will be presented by one of our portfolio startups: Frizbit.

Speakers:

• Ata Gür – Co-Founder & CEO, Frizbit

ORGANIZER: Frizbit

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

Digital therapeutics: Challenges and Opportunities for Value-Based Medicine

At the Bayer LifeHub, in collaboration with Opinno and the DTx Consortium, we have organized a roundtable on DIGITAL THERAPEUTICS with the aim of addressing the challenges and opportunities of these therapies in value-based medicine.

Speakers:

• Dr. Carlos Escobar – Cardiólogo, Coordinador científico del Consorcio DTx, Hospital La Paz
• Mariam Jamali – Head of Regulatory Affairs, Bayer Hispania
• Pedro Carrascal – General Manager, Plataforma de Organizaciones de Pacientes (POP)
• Alberto Pinedo – National Technology Officer, Microsoft
• Carmen Sánchez – Healthcare Strategy Consultant y Oficina técnica del Consorcio DTX, Opinno

ORGANIZER: Bayer

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

OnCampus BlueNetCat Demoday

Find out about the 5 blue economy scientific projects of the Xarxa Marítima de Catalunya BlueNetCat that have carried out the OnCampus scientific entrepreneurship and valorisation program with Mobile World Capital Barcelona.

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

Netmentora’s Startups Pitch

Five startups will be pitching to gain access to Netmentora Catalunya’s network, where other entrepreneurs, business owners and C-Level executives will help them during the next two years for free.

Speakers:

• Mike Cuingnet – Co-Founder & CEO, Tennders
• Marc Sabatè – Co-Founder & CFO, Fover
• Natasha Duran – Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Hulahoop
• Narcís Fors – Co-Founder, UOBO
• Pau Pavón – Co-Founder & CEO, Examfy Photos

ORGANIZER: Netmentora

MWCapital stand stage 4YFN Hall8.1B55

Building the Industrial Future: Collaborating in Open Innovation

The session will focus on startups driving innovation and addressing challenges in the industrial sector. Additionally, it will also cover lessons learned from collaborative work, provide tips for overcoming obstacles, offer guidance for startups seeking industrial partnerships, and explore the impact of open innovation on industrial advancements.

Speakers:

• Javier González – Business Creation Manager, EIT Manufacturing
• José López Mancha – Co-Founder & CEO, Wideum
• Roger Agustí – Co-Founder & CEO, Prenomics

ORNAGIZER: EIT Manufacturing

Francesc Fajula
Francesc Fajula

CEO, Mobile World Capital Barcelona 

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Carolina Aguilar
Carolina Aguilar

CEO, INBRAIN Neuroelectrics

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Elena Canetti
Elena Canetti

Managing Partner, Inveniam Group

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Viorel Peca
Viorel Peca

Head of Unit, European Innovation Council

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Cristina Gallardo
Cristina Gallardo

Senior Reporter, Sifted

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Ruben Bonet
Ruben Bonet

CEO & Co-founder, Fractus

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Matthew Van Niekerk
Matthew Van Niekerk

CEO & Co-founder, Settlemint

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David Domingo
David Domingo

International Ecosystem Manager, Mobile World Capital Barcelona

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Marina Valls
Marina Valls

Tech Transfer Executive, Mobile World Capital Barcelona

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Activities
InfoSession Call For Technologies – 2nd intake
ONLINE
InfoSession Call For Technologies – 2nd intake
We invite you to this online InfoSession, led by MWCapital’s The Collider team, to learn all the details of the Call for Technologies 2024 and the participation process. In this session we will provide the necessary guidance to be able to participate in this call with a solvent project that will get all the support and resources needed to transform the technology developed in research centers into a high impact solution for the market and industry.  Read More
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Tech Transfer Community Day
Tech Transfer Community Day
The Collider Community Day is the perfect opportunity to connect with professionals from the deep tech ecosystem, exchange ideas and forge new relationships. Join us for an unforgettable day where entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, corporations and alumni come together to share experiences and projects. Read More
Plaça de Pau Vila, 1, Tech Barcelona Pier01, Terrace
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Deep Tech Alliance Summit
Deep Tech Alliance Summit
This event offers DeepTech Alliance companies a unique opportunity to explore synergies with partners from all over Europe. Read More
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