Last Wednesday, January 15th, the first Status meeting of the year took place, in which were present the incubated companies: Seduca, Geosescola, PigPork, Zea Nat, Genesis Biotechnology, WGV Agroconsultoria, MedYes and the resident company iPlanus. The Status Meetings happens every two months and aim to provide a moment of interaction and sharing between incubated and resident companies to present the results achieved, including their recent achievements and current challenges.
During the meeting, the tecnoPARQ team presented the main open calls:
• Pibic / UFV Selection Notice 2020-2021 of the Pibiti-Empresa Program for granting scientific and technological initiation scholarships to undergraduate students
• Samsung Creative Startups Acceleration Program Batch # 5
• Mission to New York through the StartOut Brasil program, which aims to promote the insertion of Brazilian startups in the most promising innovation ecosystems in the world.
In addition, the companies participating in the ALI Program had the opportunity to present the activities that already happened and the advances and challenges in the first month of the program. The ALI Program aims to promote the practice of innovation actions in small companies in order to guarantee their competitiveness in the market.
Later in the meeting, the entrepreneurs presented the status of their business and talked about the training and mentoring that they participated. They also spoke about the experiences they have had in the past two months, the advances they have made and the partnerships they have closed in order to outline new optimistic goals for the future of the company. The companies challenges in recent times were also exposed and, when there was no answer on how to overcome them, they received guidance from their fellow entrepreneurs and the Incubator team.