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The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is the national funding agency for industrial research and development in Austria.
FFG funding schemes play an important role in generating new knowledge, developing new products and services, and enhancing competitiveness in the global marketplace. They make it easier, or possible, to finance research and innovation projects, and help to absorb the risks involved in research. The FFG supports international networking and encourages careers in science.

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BESCO – The Bulgarian Startup Association: For Entrepreneurs By Entrepreneurs, a non-governmental organization that acts as a bridge between startups, private and institutional investors, the government and other stakeholders in the innovation industry.

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The FPS Economy provides the levers for an efficient, competitive, and sustainable economy and supports our country’s economic growth. The FPS Economy participates in economic policy and contributes to the establishment of a modern legal framework for the Belgian economy that takes into account the institutional, European, and international contexts. At the heart of this approach are consumer and business protection, with a special focus on SMEs.
The FPS Economy intends to play a central role in economic policy, in close cooperation and consultation with the various authorities and taking into account the current and future challenges of our society, such as the green and digital transition and the geopolitical context.

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Plays a key role in supporting business and investments in its comprehensive form. Their combination of regional, central, and international operations ensures the integrity of services and the ability to connect global trends with regional conditions in the Czech Republic.

Startup Estonia programme aims to create more success stories of startup companies in Estonia by developing three building blocks: availability of human resources and capital; open and connected community of support services; transparent and simple regulative infrastructure.

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Contributes to the development and success of French and foreign businesses wishing to expand abroad by supporting them throughout the lifetime of their projects, and is driven by an efficient, result-oriented working culture

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Startup Portugal is a non-profit association with the mission of promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in Portugal. In liaison with different entities and partners, it develops several initiatives that contribute to the growth of the ecosystem and to a greater culture of entrepreneurship in the country.

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An independent open platform of the Slovenia startup ecosystem that supports innovative entrepreneurship. This initiative dates back to 2004 and is managed by the Venture Factory, with the Slovene Enterprise Fund and the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology partnering for many years. Members of the startup community and other public and private partners are intensively involved in the activities.

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The National Institute of Cybersecurity of Spain (INCIBE), formerly the National Institute of Communication Technologies, is a company dependent on the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation through the Secretary of State for Digitization and Artificial Intelligence and consolidated as a reference entity for the development of cybersecurity and digital confidence of citizens, academic and research network, professionals, companies and especially for strategic sectors.