European Innovation Academy Winter Session which took place in Tallinn, brought together 100 students from 30 different countries. The goal of the European Innovation Academy Winter Session was to design new business models during five days and to develop them to global level.
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The main aim of European Innovation Academy is to unleash the entrepreneurial potential of young change makers by building their collective intelligence to co-create new ventures and stimulate innovation.

A week long program brought together world class professors and experts: Prof. Mark Harris (GER) – the former head of Intel, Prof. Thomas J. Howard (DEN), Prof. Peter Kelly (FIN), Prof. Steve Taylor (UK), Prof Alistair Fee (UK). Additionally experts from the world-famous companies like Skype, Samsung and Microsoft attended.

Five best concepts were presented in the last evening at James Bond Innovation Challenge. Four internationally recognised venture capitalists evaluated all ideas, shared their comments/feedback and rewarded three best ideas:

First Place -  Dreamups (Innovative minds and doers from 100+ countries enjoy the opportunity to create and use the largest knowledge base for sustainable solutions)

Second Place – (Mapping things and people on common platform)

Third Place – InTrip2Go (web based platform for allergic travelers)

InTrip2Go was selected as the most globally practical idea by international start-up accelerator Wise Guys and got rewarded with financial support.

All evenings and weekends were full of interactive happenings to support students international networking.

The European Innovation Academy invites participants twice a year. The next edition will take place between 8-26 July 2013.

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