Startup Connect – facilitation of startup, entrepreneurship and SME cooperation in the cross-border region.

The project is aimed at deepening students’ understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation practices by organizing student-based innovation camps and other cross-border entrepreneurship events.

Xamk is involved in developing cross-border entrepreneurial student community by promoting Russian and Finnish entrepreneurship societies’ joint entrepreneurial activities.

Xamk is together creating a new model of practical trainings for students as innovators with and in SMEs both in Finland and in Russia.

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Interview with student: Marat Iangaliev

Interview with student: Marat Iangaliev Marat studies International Business in our university and he participated in Startup Connect program. Antti Leppilampi discussed with Marat about his experiences in participating Startup Connect Kick off and Innocamp, where he got to practice being a team leader in a group. Marat said that participating in Startup Connect program...

Startup Connect – Innovation Camp 2019 in Kotka

Innovation camp a new approach on learning Startup connect – cross border dimensions – what do we offer It offers support for startups, students entrepreneurship and SME cooperation, in the cross border region of Russia and Finland. It will form a community of leaders and future business leaders, which are ready to concur the world....

Facts

Startup Connect – facilitation of startup, entrepreneurship and SME cooperation in the cross-border region.

Implementers

Administrator: Cursor Oy

Partial implementers: Finland: Cursor Lead Partner, Xamk Russia: ITMO, St. Petersburg foundation for SME development

Budget

Total budget: 807 480 €

XAMK part of the total budget: 210 780 €

Financiers and main source of funding: ENI CBC – Programme

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