March , 2017
Pilot testing seminars in Spain
The course was advertised 3 weeks prior its beginning using FUNDEUN’s Newsletter and Social Media. A total of 12 students followed the course in person, while another 8 attended the course online.
The course took place between September 29 to October 11, Monday to Saturday.
The course was led by FUNDEUN’s Director and New Projects Manager as the main trainers,Rafael Lafont and Iker Inchauspe respectively. Guest speakers were also hosted such as Magdalena Jabazin- psychologist, Carolina Hernández -expert in Human Resources-, Patricia Torregrosa -professional of Innovation-, Laura M. García -FUNDEUN’s expert in grants and funding, Raúl Carratalá -professional of surveys and researches- and Nestor Guerra -world expert in Lean Start-Up method.
Participants characterised the course as excellent and have since developed new personal profiles based on their learning.
The participants visited five different businesses and entrepreneurial projects.
The participants were given the option of doing an internship either in the national or international context. Four of them attended internships in Italy and another 5 followed national internships. Among the 4 who went abroad, 3 of them went to ASTER to learn from other PhD entrepreneurs on how to succeed in entrepreneurship. One went to the University of LUMSA, to learn about innovation in Education. The rest attended internships in Spain at businesses in the province of Alicante.