Start for Future won "Triple Helix Collaboration of the Year" at the Triple E Awards. Start for Future is an international network of entrepreneurial universities and incubators towards the development of innovative and impactful startups and solutions. International Burch University with its Incubator is proud to be a part of this network.
"The Triple E Awards are a global recognition of efforts towards the quest for entrepreneurship and engagement in higher education. It is the first award to focus specifically on different dimensions of the universities' third mission." – Start for Future.
In this alliance, talents and teams with innovative business ideas and a strong entrepreneurial mindset are given resources to further foster their business concepts and incubate them in startup ecosystems where they can thrive and find appropriate partners for co-creation and growth. The Start for Future innovation process is inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals because it is impact-driven and fosters responsible entrepreneurship. Based on challenges defined by these goals, teams and talents develop solutions that have an impact on society as a whole.
Start for Future is a co-developed program initiated by European Universities, reinforced by the EUAcceL and Tandem+ Consortium and EIT Urban Mobility and EIT Manufacturing. This initiative has brought together 25+ partners in the Start for Future Alliance.