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ASTEE – Assessment Tools and Indicators for Entrepreneurship Education

This site presents indicators of entrepreneurship education
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The BVIZ is the Federal German association of innovation, technology and business incubation centres as well as science and technology parks.

CENTRES – Creative Entrepreneurship in Schools

This website has various training modules, mainly for career counsellors http://centres-eu.org/knowledge-bank/methods-and-tools/

CONEECT – Creativity and innovation in how entrepreneurship is taught ...

Primarily networking and education platform

E-FORCE – Teaching cases Entrepreneurship Fostered by Realistic Case Education

This site has teaching cases on tech entrepreneurship

EBAN – European Trade Association for Business Angesl

EBAN (European Business Angel Network) is the pan-European representative for the early stage investor community, gathering 170 member organisations in 59 countries today. Established in 1999 by a group of pioneer angel networks in Europe with the collaboration of the European Commission and EURADA, EBAN represents a sector estimated to invest 6,1 billion Euros a year and playing a vital role in Europe´s future, notably in the funding of SMEs. EBAN fuels Europe´s growth through the creation of wealth and jobs.


EBN is a network of around 150 quality-certified EU|BICs (business and innovation centres) and 100 other organisations that support the development and growth of innovative entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs.
This site offers a lot of resources such as:
• Download EBN Overview
• EU|BIC Impact Report 2016: Incubating Innovation
• Observatory 2013
• Observatory 2011
• Observatory 2010
• Observatory 2009
• Technical Note 07: Open Innovation: a Practical Guide
• Technical Note 06: Neoshop: The Startups´ Boutique
• Technical Note 05: ACE Guide to Accelerating International Growth
• Technical Note 04: Creative BICs - A Practical Guide to Tailor Services to the Creative Industries
• Technical Note 03: Living Labs - A smart practice for customer-driven business support
• Technical Note 02: Quality and Benchmarking
• Technical Note 01: Coworking
• Smart Guide to Innovation-based Incubation
• Official EU|BIC documentation
• See publications created by EBN members
• Special Report: Has the ERDF succesfully supported the development of business incubators? by the European Court Of Auditors, September 2014
• National Policy Statement on Entrepreneurship in Ireland (2014) by the Irish Government, October 2014

ECECC – Embedding a Culture of Enterprise and Creativity in the Curriculum

Embedding a Culture of Enterprise and Creativity in the Curriculum provides and interesting handbook and educational studies on HEIs

EEC – European Entrepreneurship Colloquia

Primarily networking and education platform

EuroEntre Cases – European Entrepreneurship Case Studies

This site has some interesting cases, supported by ECSB

Global Accelerators Network

The Global Accelerators Network is a network of the most respected accelerators around the world. GAN accelerators provide startups with the resources necessary to create and grow businesses, wherever they are.

Global Workspace Association

GWA is the connection-based resource for shared space operators, workplace strategists, real estate investors and service providers to stay connected, current and competitive.

Michigan Business Incubator Association

The Michigan Business Incubator Association´s (MBIA) mission is to support and promote activities related to business incubators, accelerators, SmartZone programs, co-working spaces, and other entrepreneurial organizations in Michigan.

This site offers a lot of useful resources targeted to business incubators. Some examples are:
Programming Links
International Business Innovation Association
Incubator Assessment Tool
Measuring Your Business Incubator´s Impact: A Toolkit
Global Accelerator Network
Global Workspace Association

Grant Links
Small Business Innovation Research grant program
Emerging Technologies Fund (ETF)
Center for Innovative Technology

Entrepreneur Support Links
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
MI Quest
Michigan Small Business Development Center
New Enterprise Forum
MI Corporate Relations Network (MCERN)
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
Pure Michigan Business Connect
MI SmartZone Program
Technology & Commercialization Assistance Program (TCA)
Small Company Innovation Program
Business Accelerator Fund (BAF)
Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
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Inventors Networks
Grand Rapids Inventors Network
Inventors Association of Metro Detroit
Jackson Inventors Network
Muskegon Inventors Network

Funding Links
Michigan Venture Capital Association

Other Links
Best Colleges List of Business Resources

National Business Incubation Association (NBIA)

The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) is the world´s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. Each year, it provides thousands of professionals with information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies. An elected, voting board of directors representing the world´s leading incubators governs the association.

This site offers a lot of useful resources targeted to business incubators. Some examples are:
Business Incubation White Paper Series
Commissioned by the BADIR Program for Technology Incubators and written by Dinah Adkins, NBIA´s president emerita, this series of comprehensive white papers includes topics related to business incubation, acceleration, angel investing, industry best practices, evaluating and monitoring clients and much more.
Benchmark Your Business Incubator´s Practices
In just 10 minutes, this simple benchmarking survey helps you compare your incubation program´s management with those of your peers and with NBIA-accepted best practies.
Incubation Impact Toolkit
How (and why) to measure your business incubator´s economic impact
Principles and Best Practices
NBIA research has consistently shown that incubation programs that adhere to the principles and best practices of successful business incubation generally outperform those that do not. What are these secrets of incubation success?
Tips for Developers
Information for those who are interested in launching a business incubation program in their community


Nesta in the UK is a charity set up by the UK government to promote innovation and do a lot of excellent research on incubation and acceleration and provide good advice both to accelerators and incubators.

Some links are:

NETT – Social Network for improving the Entrepreneurship teaching

NETT – Social Network for improving the Entrepreneurship teaching hasa publication Entrepreneurship for Teachers available here:


SEECEL – South East European Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning

Rich source of resources (reports, tools) for Entrepreneurship education, training, skills development

Specific Support to Slovakia - Boosting the Slovak startup ecosystem - Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

A ´Policy Support Facility´ (PSF) has been set up by the Directorate-General for Research & Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission under the European Framework Programme for Research & Innovation ´Horizon 2020´, in order to support Member States and associated countries in reforming their national science, technology and innovation systems.
The Slovak authorities expressed their interest in receiving specific support under PSF in the context of the "Strategy to support start-ups and further develop the start-up ecosystem" adopted by the Government of the Slovak Republic in June 2015. The aim of the specific support to Slovakia was to provide guidance and recommendations to:
- improve the business environment in order to promote entrepreneurship, start-ups and boost business investments in research and innovation.
- improve the incubation/acceleration system in Slovakia and to attract external investors to create new incubators/accelerators.
- establish and implement a transparent and effective scheme to support business angels.

TES – The Entrepreneurial School

This project includes measurement tool for schools regarding Entrepreneurship Education.

YEDAC - Young Entrepreneurs – Developing in Action

Toolkit for students as well for teachers is available

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This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This web site and its contents reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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