If you have a valuable idea, here is a team willing to go the extra mile

SPRI is committed to innovation, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. It provides new business initiatives with the support they need, giving them comprehensive and flexible support tailored to their needs, so that they can successfully launch, grow and consolidate themselves in the market.

We prioritise technology-based and/or advanced innovation projects (Start-ups) in the industrial sectors, new industry 4.0 technologies (Big data, virtual/augmented reality, collaborative robotics, cybersecurity, Internet of things, 3D printing, etc.) and technologies applied to the fields of advanced manufacturing, energy and health.

 

The projects that pass through here end up being part of our daily life, and we could not be prouder when we see how they’re consolidated.

The challenges of entrepreneurship in the Basque Country

Promoting entrepreneurial culture and values at all levels of society and stages of life, ensuring that the population as a whole has a positive awareness of entrepreneurship as an attractive option for the future. Increasing the critical mass and quality of ideas and new initiatives arising from the different "fishing grounds" and sources, meeting the specific needs of each entrepreneurial group. Offering alternatives of access to financing and investment to projects with potential to be created, take off, grow and be consolidated. Offering market access opportunities and "first customers" to entrepreneurial projects, especially those with the greatest potential in future RIS3 sectors.
Adapting the existing processes, programmes and support services to the needs of the entrepreneurial population through inter-institutional and public-private coordination and collaboration

Updating tax and regulatory tools to eliminate barriers to entrepreneurial work, placing the Basque Country as a reference in tax and regulatory development.

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Having "smart" infrastructures that contribute to the creation, maturation, growth and consolidation of new projects. Contar con infraestructuras “inteligentes” que contribuyan al nacimiento, maduración, crecimiento y consolidación de los
nuevos proyectos.
Positioning the Basque Country as a “good place to start” among its citizens and in other state and international environments—a place with an increasingly comprehensive, active, synergistic and well-known support ecosystem. 

The inter-institutional Plan

The Department of Economic Development and Infrastructure driving the Basque System of Entrepreneurship is supported by an inter-institutional plan signed by the Basque Government and the Provincial Councils to advance in the joint and coordinated improvement of the Basque entrepreneurship ecosystem.

A shared plan with our allies and partners to strengthen entrepreneurship in the Basque Country.

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Entrepreneurs of the Basque Country: we have programmes and initiatives designed to support your business ideas.

 

/ You want to know if you have a clear business idea
/ You have been told that you can access financing, but you do not know where to start
/ You have doubts when it comes to focusing your business plan and how to adapt it in your presentations
/ You are concerned because you do not know if your activity involves specific legal requirements
/ You have not had time to inform yourself on how to protect your industrial and intellectual property
/ You do not know the market where the activity will take place and you do not know your competition
/ You need help to make yourself known
/ You would like to expand your network of contacts and suppliers

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Entrepreneurship Grants

01. Ekintzaile Up to 18 months of support for the maturation of a business idea in a BIC. If the idea ends with a viable Business Plan and a new company is established, you can access loans on favorable terms.
Open. Request it here.
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Up! Euskadi. New Startup Network

A natural space for new startups, where you can find:

If you are interested in what we tell you, do not leave it for later,
fill out a brief form about your project—it will take less
than 10 minutes. All right? We will publish it! And we will introduce you
to more than 21,000 subscribers interested in new business.

 

Bind4.0.
Startup Acceleration Programme

A first customer and preferential access to services and financing

 

In its latest edition, the public-private startup acceleration programme
for smart industry has had the collaboration of 52 leading companies, including Mercedes Benz, EDP,
Siemens Gamesa, Quirónsalud and Eroski.

A unique opportunity for companies to access the best global talent and the most innovative projects,
which apply the latest technologies to the advanced manufacturing, energy, health and food sectors.
After four editions, BIND 4.0 has boosted a total of 108 startups and has developed 173 industry 4.0 projects.

Tell us about your project at the nearest
Business and Innovation Centre (BIC)

We support, train and create an ecosystem that allows startups
to develop and acquire the necessary skills to address both the creation and the growth,
consolidation and projection phases of their business.

C/ Albert Einstein, 15
Parque Tecnológico de Alava, 01510 – Miñano (Álava)
T. 945 298 282
Email: bicaraba@bicaraba.eus

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Sabino Arana 8
48013 Bilbao - Bizkaia
T. 944395622
Email: info@bicbizkaia.eus

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Avenida Altos Hornos de Vizcaya, 33
48901 Barakaldo (Bizkaia)
T. 94 418 41 00
Email: info@bicezkerraldea.eus

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Parque Cientifico Tecnológico de Gipuzkoa
Paseo Mikeletegi, 83 20009 Donostia
T. 943 000 999
Email: bic@bicgipuzkoa.eus

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Edificio Fundación Tekniker
C/ Iñaki Goenaga, 5. 20600 Eibar
T. 943 000 999
Email: bic@bicgipuzkoa.eus

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Goiru Kalea 1, Edificio A, 4º
20500 Mondragón – GIPUZKOA
T. 943 712 072
Email: bicarrasate@bicgipuzkoa.eus

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