Joaquin Rios CasanovaChampion
Partner & Executive Director, Tennium
MIT REAP Team Valencia’s regional focus is on the city of Valencia. Universitat Politecnica de Valencia is the backbone organization in MIT REAP Valencia Team. The team is also represented by government and entrepreneurial stakeholders, including the Regional Government.
Metrics of Success:
Social progress and economic prosperity as a collective measure of development in a region.
Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurial Ecosystems are regional environments that effectively support startups focused on addressing global markets based on technological, process or business model innovation.
Ability to develop new to the world innovations from inception through to the market.EXPAND ALL
-Pool of innovators
-Education in tech and commercialization
-Funding for research
-Intellectual property policy
-Technology transfer and collaboration policy
-Nature of established companies in region
Ability to start and build new to the world businesses from inception to maturity.EXPAND ALL
-Pool of entrepreneurs
-Quality of entrepreneurial education
-Accessibility of entrepreneurial capital (government, private, equity, debt, grants)
-New business creation policy
-Business law and business policy
-Government, corporate and consumer demand for new products and services