Social recognition of the role of business and entrepreneurship, as fundamental players in the creation of wealth and well-being, is critical in order to revitalize the entrepreneurial attitude and activity. Development of the economy occurs as the result of the creation of new enterprises; we renew our commitment to entrepreneurship and especially to intrapreneurship, understood as the development of entrepreneurial initiatives leveraged on the structures, resources and strengths of companies, as a generator concept of value, employment and wealth.
The Department of Economic Development and Infrastructures has launched the Basque Enterprise System, an interagency plan signed by the Basque Government and the Provincial Councils to further the improvement, jointly coordinated, of the Basque ecosystem to support entrepreneurship.
It is a plan that is tailored to the new economic and legislative reality, which aims to ensure our competitiveness and future sustainability as a country, which meets the Law of Support for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses in the Basque Country and which provides encouragement to continue improving the ecosystem of support for entrepreneurship and the interagency willingness and commitment to enterprise and intrapreneurship that has been around for decades.
At this stage of opportunity and change, all ideas and entrepreneurship, regardless of size or industry, must undergo essential contrast and checks before getting started. As a minimum one must ask:
For all these reasons and with a strong commitment to innovation, in the Department of Economic Development and Infrastructures and SPRI, we lend the support that new business initiatives need by providing flexible, comprehensive aid, tailored to their needs, so that they can start up, grow and establish themselves successfully in the market. Prioritising technology-based and/or of advanced innovation projects (Start-ups) from the sectors defined as strategic within the Plan for Science and Technology: Industrial, Information Technology, Advanced Software Development, Biomedicine-Biosciences, Nano and Microtechnology, Language Technology and Clean and Renewable Energies. This work will be done through the Business Innovation Centres (BICs).
"We support, train and create an ecosystem that allows start-ups to develop and acquire the necessary skills to address both the development phase and the growth, consolidation and expansion stages of their business".
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