What is Bicinnova 2020?
It is a training and support program developed by the Mayor's Office of Bogota by means of the Secretariat of Economic Development and in partnership with Bancóldex. It will provide participants with tools so that they may get to know and implement the necessary biosecurity protocols to reactivate their company and prevent COVID-19, review their innovation processes to visualize new opportunities in order to generate new income and prioritize digital actions for the company to migrate to a digital business model.
Who may participate in this program and how many companies will be selected?
Up to eighty (80) micro, small and medium-size enterprises legally incorporated in Colombia that work in sectors related to the use of bicycles as a means of transportation, located in Bogotá, and which were incorporated at least one (1) year ago may participate in Bicinnova 2020.
Twenty (20) out of the eighty (80) companies that participate in virtual training activities may be selected to receive Virtual Direct Technical Assistance from expert consultants.
What does Bicinnova 2020 include?
The program will have two (2) phases. The first one is the Virtual Synchronous Training, and the second one is the Virtual Direct Technical Assistance.
- Virtual Synchronous Training: A virtual training program will be developed to provide participants with tools so that they may determine the current situation of their company in the areas of innovation, digital business model and biosecurity protocols.
- Virtual Direct Technical Assistance: The companies selected for this phase, which must have participated in the Virtual Synchronous Training, will receive specialized consultancy in the areas of innovation and digital transformation.
How will companies apply to Bicinnova 2020?
In order to apply, interested companies must fill out the form available online, which can be accessed through the following link.