Government Initiative Invested in Innovation

BIND 4.0 was launched in 2016 in the Basque Country, an Industry hub with a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem, in order to connect innovative startups worldwide with Industry leading companies. BIND 4.0 facilitates the development of transformative Industry 4.0 projects while providing unparalleled business support due to the region’s strategic long term commitment to Industry and Innovation.

BIND 4.0 is a public-private initiative funded by the Basque Government and the Department of Economic Development Sustainability and Environment through the SPRI Group. The SPRI Group is the Basque Government’s business development agency leading and supporting the local entrepreneurship ecosystem through its UpEuskadi platform.

The Basque Government and it’s business support agency SPRI designed the BIND 4.0 platform to:

  • Attract new emerging industrial activity & accelerate digital transformation
  • Foster the development & implementation of innovation from startups worldwide
  • Strengthen the Basque entrepreneurial and industrial ecosystem

Public Funding And Support Services

Young startups and established companies participating at BIND 4.0, all have access to economic aid, high impact mentoring, consulting and the best possible support from the local government committed to Innovation & Digital Transformation. Local organizations and innovation centers provide free workspaces while professionals and investors facilitate workshops and guidance helping companies grow and create successful collaborations.

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