CE PoliMaT sets up an R&D office in Akron, Ohio
With strong industrial environment, the competence of Akron Global Business Accelerator (AGBA) and the Akron University, strong investors and
supporting research institutions, the city of Akron focused on commercialization
of (bio) polymer applications. The AGBA accelerator, where CE Polimat office
has been set up, ranks among top business accelerators in the USA. In 2008 it won
the National Business Incubation Association award (NBIA) for best innovation programme among 11.000 other business incubation programmes. Recently,
Business Courier named it number one business
accelerator in Ohio.
provides working environment and a wide variety of technical,administrative, marketing and professional services for companies.
members include start-ups as well as well established companies in fields
od advanced technologies, polymer science, biomedicine, IT services and
renewable energy. One of the main components of the AGBA
programme is financial aid, as it helps procuring investment capital for companies and provides access to
government grants and loans, also for international companies.
this point, the collaboration between CE PoliMaT and the city of Akron is focused
on testing new markets for new technology solutions, new R&D programmes and
on providing support for Slovenian industrial partners when entering the US market.