Personal Information Name * Surname * Location (Country, City) * Organisation name * Email * Telephone number * Skype account Social media handles Website / URL Your present business situation What stage are you at: * Not registered or trading, but have an idea/business plan Trading but not registered Registered and trading Whatever your stage, please state the roles, skills and experience of all members of the project team (yourself if alone) that are relevant to the approach you will be taking * Your innovative business idea Describe your project (max. 150 words) * What is the problem you are addressing (max. 150 words) * What is your solution to solve it (max. 150 words) * What are the solutions that currently exist and why is yours more relevant? (max. 150 words) * Will your innovation focus on the application of existing technologies in new areas, the development of new technologies for existing areas or a totally disruptive approach ? (max. 150 words) * What market will you address, what type of customers would you try to serve or target? (max. 150 words) * Have you done some research to assess the market and marketability of your idea/project as well as existing competition? if yes, please synthesize your findings (max. 150 words) * What specific capacities, experience, motivations etc do you and your team possess that could help you win the challenge it represents? If your business is already running, how will this project fit with your current product, service lines or offerings, how will it make you more competitive? (max. 150 words) DeFINE Support What are you missing/what support do you need? More specifically what kind of help/advice would you expect from us ? Are there other resources, equipment and facilities you expect to gain access to via DeFINE ? Expected benefit and output of DeFINE support phase What do you concretely expect from this Mentoring phase we can provide? (for example, report, demonstrator, know-how, new process, product or service design) and how will these help you to target the need, challenge or opportunity identified? (max. 150 words)
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