META has a long lasting operational based experience in supporting researchers in bringing results of their activities to the market. META works on a daily basis with talents all over Europe, offering them coaching services, consulting, funds and evaluating hundreds of research projects per year” and is currently running a Framework Contract with DG RTD – Directorate of Industrial Technologies and Directorate for Energy withn which it provided +400 support services to FP7 and H2020 projects funded in the areas of Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials & new production technologies (NMP) and Energy to promote the uptake of research results.
META Group has strong experience in business planning through the support given within the management of funds and the implementation of specific projects (ITRASTE, CISE, etc.) aimed at coaching entrepreneurs in defining their business plan.
META is also managing Xplorer Fund: PoC instrument by NCBR (Poland) providing seed capital and business counselling to academic researchers, start-up companies and potential entrepreneurs to proof the idea and has currently 100M EUR early stage funds under management in the EU (Italy, Slovenia and Poland).
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