InnoVentureLab is the free online pre-acceleration program aimed at transferring you methods and tools to create your startup.

InnoVentureLab combines the academic excellence of the Politecnico di Milano, the Politecnico di Torino and the ICRIOS Bocconi Center with the sectoral skills of instructors with many years of experience in the world of startups to help you develop your business idea.

In addition to the training course, InnoVentureLab offers the opportunity to participate in events, bootcamps, webinars and free workshops on topics related to the development of a startup.

InnoVentureLab training sessions are held by experts from the world of startups such as successful entrepreneurs, coaches and mentors in prestigious incubators and accelerators, whose task is to transfer you the necessary knowledge to improve your product or service and make your idea a success.

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The acronym gecko derives from: Improving enGineers’ Employability with multi-Competencies, Knowledge and Opportunities.
The acronym perfectly expresses the goal set by EIC in collaboration with prestigious partner universities, such as:

  • Université de Montpellier
  • Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia
  • Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
  • Uppsala Universitet
  • Politecnico di Torino
  • Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan
  • University of the Philippines
  • Ateneo de Manila University
  • Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Institut Teknologie Bandung
  • Burapha University
  • Ubon Rutchathani University
  • Kasetsart University

The method used to achieve the set objectives is to develop training modules in the management field, appropriately adapted to the needs of engineering students and to support training activities for teachers working in Asian countries.

Project coordinator: Alessandra Colombelli