The Bavaria Israel Partnership Accelerator is a unique program that promotes open innovation via creation of tailored solutions for unique challenges arriving from real companies. Launched in 2015, there were six editions so far with nearly thirty company partners and over one hundred participants.
Corporate Partners from Bavaria and Israel propose BIPA’s multicultural teams innovation challenges relevant to their business, in fields such as:
- Industry 4.0
- The Internet of Things
- Automotive / Smart Mobility
- Healthcare / MedTech
The ninth edition will focus on the field of FinTech and start with a workshop in Munich at the end of in June 2020.
How does it work?
Entrepreneurs and young professionals from Bavaria and Israel form international teams, and engage in a 2-month program composed of a kick-off workshop, a virtual acceleration phase, a final workshop presentations to the companies.
Teams are guided throughout the program by highly skilled mentors to create tailored solutions for the proposed challenges.
Part I. Workshop Munich (June 15th 27th to June 19th 2020)
An intensive training week in Munich, held by the Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship, devoted to guiding the newly formed teams in the process to open innovation while addressing specific challenges of the participating companies.
Part II. Virtual Acceleration Phase (7 weeks)
Development of a tailored solution for the proposed company challenge supported by virtual mentoring and online collaboration tools.
Part III. Workshop Beer Sheva (September 1st 1& 2nd 2020)
Intensive 2 days workshop, held by Tech7 , followed by final presentations of the results.