Sep 6, 2016 | 11:30 am
11:30 - 17:00
National Bern | Bern
Programme – 6 September 2016
Participants are invited to either join the networking lunch or the afternoon session or both.
|The Swiss Bluetec Bridge strives to accelerate sustainable access to water and to reduce situations of water stress for economically poor people in rural areas and small towns in developing and emerging countries (“base of the pyramid – BoP”).|
NEW SCOPE: Included are innovative technologies, processes and business models that aim at:
NEW BENEFICIARIES: Besides Swiss based start-ups and SMEs, Swiss based social ventures (e.g. association, foundation) that pursue a market-based approach can also apply.
The 6th call for proposal will be published on www.swissbluetecbridge.ch and via networks on 15 August 2016. Proposals will have to be handed in before 7 October 2016.
|From 14h00 onwards, cewas’ water and business experts will offer a hands-on training and coaching to help you target your business to the base of the pyramid, analyse your potential customers and markets and refine your value proposition.This training and coaching session is ideal for SMEs and start-ups focusing on technical water innovations in general and, in particular, for those intending to apply for financial and technical support by funding agencies such as the Swiss Bluetec Bridge, and who therefore wish to expand their proficiency in BoP business development.You can request further support to refine your BoP business model and proposal with individual guidance and backstopping in follow-up coaching sessions to be held in Willisau on 22 September and 6 October 2016.|
|The Swiss Bluetec Bridge and cewas teams are very much looking forward to welcoming you in Bern on 6 September 2016!|
Meanwhile we wish you a nice summer and send our best regards.
Swiss Bluetec Bridge & cewas
Event location: National Bern, Hirschengraben 24, 3011, Bern, Switzerland