Web Summit 2017: How the EU supports high-tech SMEs
This year’s Web Summit takes place from 6 to 9 November in Lisbon. Once again, it will bring together attendees from over 160 countries for what has become the world’s largest tech conference. European entrepreneurship will be on display, including innovative companies that have expanded across borders with the support of the Enterprise Europe Network.
Meet us at the Web Summit
The Network will be present at the #InvestEU stand throughout the Summit. Come meet our companies, talk to our advisers and see how #EENCanHelp. Eight Network advisers will be available to talk you through our services and see how they fit your company's needs.
You can also join our workshop "Engaging Europe to grow your business" at 10:00 on 8 November to hear from successful Network clients.
Five highly innovative SMEs
At the Summit you will have the chance to meet five companies the Network has helped innovate and grow internationally. Take a look at what they do and be inspired!
- SignTime (Austria)
Austrian firm SignTime has developed an on-screen avatar that turns information into sign language using smart algorithms with support from the H2020 SME Instrument.
- Mosaicoon (Italy)
Italy-based Mosaicoon has developed a platform that connects companies and video creators from around the world, allowing them to cut production time significantly. It has been supported by the H2020 SME Instrument.
- Tagsonomy (Spain)
Spain-based Tagsonomy has developed Dive Tv, a ‘context discovery platform’ that helps audiences identify actors, locations and products in films and television programmes with support from the H2020 SME Instrument.
- Worldsensing (Spain)
Through the clever use of sensors and a mobile app, Spanish firm Worldsensing has developed FastPrk, a smart-parking system that saves commuters time and patience. It has been supported by the H2020 SME Instrument.
- Mymanu (UK)
UK-based start-up Mymanu has pioneered wireless earbuds with built-in translation technology that enables users to understand different languages at the click of a button.