Members of SPICE Group

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Name / InstitutionCVCountry / CityMember Status
Yousef Abu-Hmeidan
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I's of Innovation
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has 29 years of experience in Jordan and USA in fields of R&D, manufacturing, quality control, training, teaching and incubation businesses. In the last four years, he held the position of the first director of the Jordan Innovation Centre (JIC) for Engineers and Industrial Enterprises at the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). During that period JIC hosted 8 ...Jordan

Amman
SPICE
9 years
Mohammad Allam Al-Qaed
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Mohammad is experienced and certified trainer in Business Incubation Management. He holds Bachelor of Science in Engineering, and an International Diploma in Management and Leadership. Besides heading the Bahrain Business Incubator Center (BBIC), Mohammad is a key founder of number of new sector specific business incubators in the kingdom of Bahrain (Women, IC...Bahrain

Isa Town
SPICE
9 years
Mohamed Alaswad
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National Bureau for Research & Development
is the project leader for the Libyan National Project for Establishing Business and Innovation Incubators (ELITE). His vast experience in international collaboration as well as industry and research policies helps to build the necessary links for developing the incubator initiative in Libya. Mr. Alaswad systematically attended international conferences on bus...Libya

Tripolis
SPICE

10 years
Tomas Černevičius
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Kaunas Regional Science Park
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Works for KTU RSP (Kaunas Technical University – Regional Science Park since the year 2000; since 2006 he is Deputy Director of this science park. Tomas has 14 years of experience in direct assistance and consultations to innovative and technology-oriented client companies of KTU RSP as well as wide experience in participating, implementing and managing na...Lithuania

Kaunas
SPICE
3 years
Guido Baranowski
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TechnologieZentrumDortmund
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is managing director of the TechnologieZentrumDortmund GmbH. After training as an industrial clerk Baranowski studyied business administration in Dortmund and economics in Muenster. Subsequently, he worked in various positions in the industry and in the public economic development. In March 1985, he was responsible for the concept to the development and expan...Germany

Dortmund
SPICE

17 years
Larisa Brovarska
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SPICE Group
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Larisa Brovarska, born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1999 began working for SPICE Group as freelancer supporting organization of workshops and conferences. From early 2001 she moved to Poland to build up the network’s secretariat in the Science & Technology Park Poznan. In this function she also worked with the Polish Business Incubation and Innovation Centers A...Poland

Poznan
SPICE

15 years
Kirstie Chadwick
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National Business Incubation Association
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since March 2015 is President and CEO of NBIA. Kirstie has a wealth of experience supporting entrepreneurial-driven economic development. She's been a founding CEO or executive in five venture-backed startups and was the former Executive Director of the Winter Park Angels. In addition, Kirstie led the funding, launch and operations for two successful accelerat...United States

Athens, Ohio
SPICE
2 years
Domnica Cotet
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Centre
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Bucharest
SPICE

19 years
Franz Dietrich
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Mr. Franz Dietrich (German), born 1952 in Berlin, is an Economist and now an independent advisor with over 30 years of experience in Regional and SME Development and corresponding capacity building projects specifically focusing on Business Incubators, Science and Technology Parks. Mr. Dietrich has worked in a range of developing and emerging countries on E...Germany

Eschbach
SPICE

14 years
Rositsa Djambazova
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MBDN Bulgarian Association of Business Incubators and Business Innovation Centers
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joined the SPICE network as President of the National Business Development Network of Bulgaria. Rositsa also is managing director of the business incubator in Gotse Delchev, Bulgaria. She has worked on numerous international projects in business incubation, for example, as regional coordinator for ECA (Eastern Europe and Central Asia) for the “International ...Bulgaria

Gotse Delchev
SPICE

13 years
Miro Dzapo
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Croatian Society for Non-Destructive Testing - CrSNDT
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Miro Dzapo is the CEO of Croatian Society of Non-Destructive Testing (CrSNDT) and a member of the Board of Directors of the European Federation of Non-Destructive Testing. He holds a university degree in Production Engineering at the Faculty of Mechanical and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Croatia, and a master`s degree obtained at the Rochester I...Croatia

Zagreb
SPICE
1st year
Heinz Fiedler
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SPICE Group
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is (elected) President of SPICE Group and has facilitated the activities of this network since its beginning in the year 1991. He is a pioneer in business incubation and technology commercialization and has received recognition for turning economic theory into practical results through creative international collaborations. Most recently his activities, for ...Germany

Berlin
SPICE

26 years
Rolf Friedrichsdorf
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rfi Berlin, PHOENIX Business Incubator Berlin
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is managing the Phoenix Business Incubator in Berlin. He also was active in the national association as a Vice Chairman of ADT untile May 2010, the German Federal Association of Innovation, Technology and Business Incubation Centers. Before entering into the world of business incubation Rolf worked in a number of assignments in industry and enterprise promot...Germany

Berlin
SPICE

13 years
Barbara Harley
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Harley Consulting Group
Vice President, SPICE Group. 25 years experience within business incubation. Co-developed 5 incubators in California, 1 for-profit, 3 tech public-private partnership, 1 International Business Incubator, the first Soft Landing incubator in the U.S. Provided advice, training, and assistance to 8 governments in Asia and Southeast Asia, in addition to infoDev pr...United States

Palo Alto, California
SPICE

26 years
Christian Herrmann
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Public-Private-Partnership
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Buxtehude
SPICE

26 years
Karl-Heinz Jach
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is well experienced in business incubation. In 1990 he was on of a small group of enthusiasts starting the first 15 business incubators in the new German States (after unification of Germany made this kind of activities possible). He became managing director of the Technology Center Warnemünde and laid the cornerstone for the successful development of this te...Germany

Berlin
SPICE

12 years
Laith I. Kassis
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EnterVentures
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has over 15 years of experience in business - most recent he is managing an incubator servicing start-up companies in Palestine. His role at the incubator included the design and implementation of incubation processes and programs that included marketing, policies and procedures and outreach campaign designing and executing the pre-incubation programs. Laith ...Palestine

Birzeit
ICECE
9 years
Jana Klementova
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BIC Pilsen
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is CEO of the BIC Plzeň (Pilsen, Czech Republic)- the Business and Innovation Centre (established in 1992). She is active in the national association as a member of the Board of the Science and Technology Parks Association of the Czech Republic. She has been active as a manager or a member of the teams of several projects including science and technology pa...Czech Republic

Plzen
SPICE

19 years
Karl-Heinz Klinger
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TECHNOSTART GmbH
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is making innovative findings and developments from Russia available for international business coopera-tion in an easy-to-find way. He has established a web based brokerage system (see www.technostart.de and there click on “Innovationsbörse”) with offers from many different technologies, e.g. biotechnology, medicine, chemistry, new materials, electronics...Germany

Königs Wusterhausen
SPICE

16 years
Ron Kysiak
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Retired, Northwestern University/Evanston Research Park, Eva Klein Associates, Lupke Associates
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I have worked on research park strategic planning, development of incubators, raising and implementing seed capital funds and other facets of technology-based economic development since 1980, putting together parks with both government and private sector partnerships in both New Haven, Connecticut (Yale University, Olin Corporation) and Evanston, Illinois (Nor...United States

Newton, Wisconsin
SPICE

17 years
Gerd Meier zu Köcker
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VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH
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is director of the agency "Competence Networks Germany" as well as the head of department International Technology Cooperation & Cluster within VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik. As manager of the agency, he is responsible for the coordination and support of currently 120 German Competence Networks www.kompetenznetze.de Furthermore he is responsible f...Germany

Berlin
ICECE
4 years
John Mercer
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John Mercer
John Mercer is an Associate Consultant for CREEDA Projects Ltd, Canberra, Australia. He is based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, contracted since 2008 as the Resident Consultant to King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). John provides advice and support in policy, strategic management, program integration and capacity building to KACST's BADIR Program...Australia

Evatt
SPICE
8 years
Jeff Milanette
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Innovative Partners Inc
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President of Innovative Partners Incubation, a US-based, international consulting firm offering services to incubation programs since 1986. The company has been involved in about 40 incubation-related projects since inception and has done numerous incubator feasibility studies and evaluations during that period. We have a team comprised of experts in incubatio...United States

Annapolis, MD
SPICE

22 years
Pranas Bernardas Milius
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Association of Lithuanian Business Centres
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Kaunas
SPICE

26 years
Sergej Miloshevski
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1962 graduated from the Zagreb University in Technology, Croatia 1978 has earned a Master of and Science and earned a PhD in Metallurgy in Zagreb in 1981 From 1968 until 1971 was a Director of Production in Steel Factory, Skopje 1976-1986 was a Director of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in Skopje 1986-2001 was a Director of the Agency for Internat...Macedonia

Skopje
SPICE

26 years
Annuar Mohd Saffar
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Kulim Technology Park Corporation
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Mr Annuar Mohd Saffar is the current Vice-President (Industrial Development & Research), Kulim Technology Park Corporation, Kulim High-Tech Park, Malaysia and SPICE member since 2006. He is also the current Honorary President(s) for Asian Association of Business Incubation (AABI, Shanghai) and National Incubator Network Association (NINA) Malaysia. Mr A...Malaysia

Kulim
SPICE

11 years
Yousif Mufeez
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Bahrain Business Incubator Center (BBIC)
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Yousif Abdulla Mufeez is the Manager and Head of Center of “BBIC, Bahrain Business Incubator Center “BBIC” in Bahrain responsible to supervise BBIC’s daily duties, in addition to coaching and mentoring for the client firms. Also, he is working to improve the business incubation program by enhancing the incubation model, systemizing our monitoring and f...Bahrain

Hidd
SPICE
1 year
Fadwa Murad
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ICTI - ICT Incubator at Syrian Computer Society
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since January 2010 as taken leadership for the ICT Incubator of the Syrian Computer Society in Damascus. At the same time she is working for the “IT studies and projects Department” of the Ministry of Communica-tion and Technology. Earlier, 1995-2009, she was Informatics & Decision Support and Decision Support Director in the Ministry of Health and me...Syria

Damascus
SPICE
7 years
Peter Nagy
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KONETT Hungaria
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I am an enterprise and business consultant and trainer with more than 20 years experience in private, NGO, public organizations. I am an economist with BA from Budapest Business School and MBA from University of Pittsburgh, Katz Business School. Active in European incubator sector since 1990s...Hungary

Budapest
SPICE

19 years
Maciej Nowak
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Technology InQbator
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is Deputy Manager of the technology InQbator at Poznan Science and Technology Park in Poland. Focused primarily on fields of entrepreneurship education and business ideas creation, as well as early-stage business acceleration. Maciej is experienced in supporting entrepreneurs-to-be, especially those coming from an academic background. He works as trainer and ...Poland

Poznan
ICECE
3 years
Hasan Omar
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Glow Innovations
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Eng. Hasan Omar - Co-Founder and CEO of Glow Innovations. He was the CEO of the Palestinian Business and Innovation Center, and a founding executive member of the first ICT incubator in Palestine in 2004, Mr. Omar has contributed greatly to the infrastructure of this establishment in Palestine. Drawing from his extensive experience and knowledge in entrepr...Palestine

Ramallah
SPICE
5 years
Omer Oz
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KOSGEB
is Manager of teh Baskent University Incubator in Ankara, Turkey. Earlier he was Managing Director of BBIC, Bahrain Business Incubator Center and (elected) President of MENAinc, the infoDev Middle East and North Africa network of business incubators and technololgy parks. He has been working as General Manager of ODTU-KOSGEB Technology Incubator Manager in T...Turkey

Ankara
SPICE

11 years
Klaus Plate
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Klaus Plate can draw on a wide range of experience in Science- and Technology Park and Incubator development and management, the creation of Areas of Innovation, the establishment of science based clusters, cluster management and cluster organization, the development of international collaboration and networking between Science- and Technology Parks and c...Germany

Wiesenbach/Heidelberg
SPICE

18 years
Gerhard Raetz
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Dr. Raetz Unternehmensberatung
is working in Business Incubation since 1990. He developed the concept for the Innovation and Business Incubation Centre in Berlin Adlershof, Germany (opened 1991). He was Officer with procuration in the managing company of this centre, the IZBM - Innovations-Zentrum Berlin Management GmbH that has supported more than 700 companies. This company was also opera...Germany

Berlin
SPICE
9 years
Rakan Razouk
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Syrian Computer Society
is the Chairman of the Syrian Computer Society (SCS), and Vice president of Damascus University. He held the position of Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology, Damascus University 2003-2005. Dr. Razouk holds a PhD in Computer Sciences from the University Paul-Sabatier, Toulouse III, France. Since 1990, he has been a researcher and professor of Comput...Syria

Damascus
ICECE
9 years
Wolfgang Rupp
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Pannonian Development Partners
by education is a Dipl. Ing. in physical engineering is active in a number of professional organisations, e.g. Federal Chamber of Business Consultants, EU-MINT/BUNT Consultant, MINT= Managing the Introduction of New Technologies, BUNT = Business-Analysis Using New Technologies. He is Managing Director of Business and Innovation Centre BIC Burgenland GmbH in Ei...Austria

Neusiedl am See
SPICE

13 years
Rein Ruubel
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Guardtime Ltd
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born 1951, Estonian citizen, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Guardtime Ltd.,Estonia; partner in consulting company Novatum Ltd, Estonia and ICTTI in Serbia; associate partner in investment butique The Collins Group Ltd, Canada. From 2010-2012 was a Team Leader for EU IPA project "Science and Innovation Investment Fund (SIIF), Croatia; 2012-2013 was K...Estonia

Viimsi Harjumaa
SPICE
9 years
Uwe Seidel
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VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH
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is senior expert in the field of Business Incubation and Entrepreneurship in the department International Technology Cooperation & Cluster within VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik. As project director he is responsible for the project ELITE – Establishing a Libyan Incubator for Technology and Innovation. (www.eliteproject.net) His major experiences came fro...Germany

Berlin
SPICE

10 years
Francisco Soares
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...Portugal

Lisbon
SPICE

19 years
Mary Spaeth
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The daughter of a military physician, Mary grew up in the United States, North Africa, Okinawa, and Sweden. As an undergraduate, she studied French language and culture at the Institute Catholique in Paris. In the United States, Mary has taught at Southern Methodist and Loyola Universities as a full time lecturer in English, and as adjunct professor in Marketi...Sweden

Linköping
SPICE

14 years
Janis Stabulnieks
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LTICA, Latvian Association of Technology Parks, Centers and Business Incubators
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Janis Stabulnieks, Prof., Dr.habil.sc.ing. is the Managing Director of the Latvian Technological Center – the first innovation support structure established in Latvia. Since 1993, his main research in the expertise areas has revolved around the analysis and policy advice for the creation of the National Innovation System in Latvia. In 2001-2002, he was Chair...Latvia

Riga
SPICE

26 years
Ivan Stefanic
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TERA TEHNOPOLIS Ltd.
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is first director of University Technology Development Centre of the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek. Stzefan is university professor and head of chair in the field of economics and entrepreneurship in agribusiness at the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University, Faculty of Agriculture. He works intensively with the students and national and internation...Croatia

Osijek
SPICE

11 years
Pavel Svejda
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SSTP Association of Czeck Technology Parks
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In long term he is dealing with tasks of research, development, innovation, innovative entrepreneurship and innovation infrastructure. Since 1993 he is also involved in network of the System of Innovative Entrepreneurship in the Czech Republic. He has been a founding member of the Science and Technology Parks Association Czech Republic in 1990. He has taken ov...Czech Republic

Prague
SPICE

26 years
Raivo Tamkivi
Tallinn Science Park
In Memoriam
Raivo Tamkivi passed away November 22, 2012. He has been member of SPICE Group from the early days of this network. He contributed in an outstanding way to developing innovation and entrepreneurship support in his country as well as internationally. For example, he started the first incubator and the first technology park in Estonia, co-founded and co-managed ...
Estonia

Tallinn
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26 years
Radu Ticiu
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Timisoara Startup Hub
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Timisoara
ICECE
4 years
Anna Torz
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Poznan Science and te
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Anna Torz is head of Technology InQbator of Poznań Science and Technology Park since more than six years. Under her management the incubator in 2009 won the “Best Science Based Incubator Award” in the category “Most promising Incubator” – especially because of the good practice in inspiring students to be entrepreneurial in OECD’s LEED Program. A...Poland

Poznan
SPICE
3 years
Hugo van Veghel
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TARA International Consulting
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Born In Belgium in 1952 and active in project development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, academic lecturing technology transfer and partnership in the Western Balkans since 1998. PhD in Strategic Management. Established in 2008 a new consultancy firm in Serbia (Novi Sad, Vojvodina) aiming with main focus on development of creativity and innovation...Serbia

Novi Sad
ICECE
9 years
Ints Viksna
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Latvian Technology Center
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Riga
ICECE
6 years
Julian Webb
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CREEDA Projects Pty Ltd and Business Innovation and Incubation Australia Inc
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CEO of one of the most successful incubators in Australia. His incubator, CREEDA in Dickson ACT, Australia, won the NBIA award “Incubator of the Year” as the first foreign business incubator. Julian is very experienced in business incubation not only on his continent, but also worked on projects in many other countries. He has an extensive network of conta...Australia

Eden
SPICE

13 years
Peter Welburn
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WELBURN & Co
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English lawyer having broad commercial experience including real estate, commercial contracts, intellectual property, mediation and resolution of disputes with a particular specialisation in regulatory work so far as it relates to telephonic and broadcast media as well as all issues relevant to e-commerce including data protection, advertising and marketing et...United Kingdom

Southampton
SPICE

19 years
Bagrat Yengibaryan
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Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF)
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Dr. Yengibaryan is the Director of Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF), one of the largest technology business incubators and consulting companies in the region, operating in Yerevan, Armenia. Established in 2002 within the framework of the World Bank’s “Enterprise Incubator” project, EIF is called to support the development of information and communic...Armenia

Yerevan
SPICE

11 years
Krzysztof Zasiadly
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PBICA
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Krzysztof Zasiadly has 37 years experience in regional development, NGO operations and activities, business incubation development as well as transfer of technology and innovation in Poland, Europe and Asia. He has been managing different teams since 1976 when he became Director of Polish Economic Association, Poznan Province Branch. He founded and managed t...Poland

Poznan
SPICE

26 years