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11 May 2015
“STARTUPPERS AT SCHOOL DESKS”
SMART INNO EVENT DEDICATED TO YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS IN UDINE

150 school students took part in the workshop on entrepreneurship organized by Friuli Innovazione at the seat of Udine Municipality on the 8th of May. The workshop, titled “Startuppers at school desks” and organized thanks to the support of Smart Inno project, was aimed at presenting to young students the most important initiatives and opportunities helping potential young entrepreneurs to concretize their business ideas.

After a general presentation of main initiatives organized at regional level for supporting business ideas (competitions, training programmes, ecc), the participants had the occasion to hear the testimonies of some young startuppers, that thanks to regional support programmes managed to set up their innovative companies.

The event ended with the elevator pitches of 6 business ideas elaborated by school students thanks to the support of the “Junior Achievement” programme and with the award ceremony of the best business idea by the elderman for innovation of Udine municipality.