Looking to accelerate your circular business idea? Sing up for the C-BOOT coaching programme now!

During an intensive coaching programme, C-BOOT will bring you together with other aspiring circular entrepreneurs, and help you develop a sound business pitch to open the door towards start-up incubation programmes of EIT RawMaterials and beyond.

Would you like to start a circular company, or do you want to create circular innovation within your company?

C-BOOT, education project supported by EIT RawMaterials, is an international coaching program designed to help you develop a strong and convincing business pitch for a circular economy business model. During a 3-month coaching program, you will receive coaching, knowledge and inspiration to strengthen the circularity and business value of your idea. At the end of the program, you will be ready to start with concrete actions to make your idea reality. You will also receive assistance with applying for start-up support at EIT RawMaterials or other incubators.

Do you have trouble with getting started, with sharpening your idea, or with developing a sound business concept?

The focus of C-BOOT is on developing business ideas that encourage the inner circles of the circular economy by providing solutions for the longer use, shared use, reuse, repair or remanufacturing of products. The program targets students, entrepreneurs and professionals with initial ideas, and with the intention to initiate a circular business start-up or intrapreneurship project.

Then C-BOOT is what you need!

The program consists of learning activities, site visits and coaching provided by circular economy and entrepreneurship experts from VITO, Lund University and Trento University. Through three intense 3-day bootcamps in Belgium, Sweden and Italy, participants will go through a process of problem identification and validation, circular solution finding and validation, and skill building. The ultimate goal is to develop a solid circular business pitch that will boost your start-up or intrapreneurship aspirations.

C-BOOT provides a unique blend of entrepreneurial and sustainability perspectives needed to create successful business ideas that deliver added value for both the customer and the environment. With the support of EIT RawMaterials, C-BOOT can offer this intensive programme free of charge.

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