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UCAM HiTech keeps on attracting investors

This week, around twenty of them have learned about its state-of-the-art equipment, research lines, and training and entrepreneurship programmes

Promoting innovation and knowledge transfer is one of the foundations of

the incubator in high technology in health, sport and nutrition, UCAM

, a technological space that brings together entrepreneurship and

research at the service of society. This week, more than twenty Spanish

investors (representatives of investment funds, business angels, venture

capital investments, innovation hubs and private investors) visited it. All of

them attended the forum 'Waykup Murcia Startup Region', organised by

the Instituto de Fomento, a meeting place for investors, start-ups and

corporations driven by the latest trends in innovation and technology, and in

which the high-tech incubator of the Universidad Católica de Murcia also

participated. During their visit to UCAM HiTech, the investors learned about

the incubation and acceleration programmes for projects GO, GROWTH and

, as well as the different services, laboratories and research carried out

at its facilities. They also established contacts for future collaborations. More

than 70 projects from all over the country participated in UCAM HiTech

initiatives throughout 2022.

‘Attracting investors who can accelerate the projects incubated at UCAM

HiTech is a priority for our start-ups. With this visit, we have taken a big step

forward, expanding the range of this type of collaborators,’ says César

, Executive Director of the Technological Institute of Murcia ,

located at HiTech.  

Entrepreneurship and Science Conference

The  ‘Technological innovation and financing models in Europe and the

’ workshop will be held on Wednesday 16 November within the

framework of the ‘HiTech Entrepreneurship and Science

Conference.’ Alejandro García-Ingrisano, an expert in management and

funding of companies in European and American markets, will present the

macroeconomic outlook and investment trends in Europe and the US, as well

as start-up financing and development models in both markets. These talks are

aimed at researchers, entrepreneurs, investors and innovative companies

linked to the area of health, nutrition and sport in the Region of Murcia. The

conference is part of the collaboration agreement between the Instituto de

Fomento de la Región de Murcia and UCAM, co-financed by the European

Regional Development Fund