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LIF Mеxico: Warm-Up Session

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Calle Río Lerma 71 (entrance by Rio Sena)

71 Calle Río Lerma

Ciudad de México, CMX 06500

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Engaging fireside discussions between experienced entrepreneurs to ignite open and honest conversations about being an entrepreneur.

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The UK’s internationally renowned Leaders in Innovation Fellowships (LIF) programme is coming back to Mexico City.

The LIF Mexico: warm-up session is designed to showcase the exceptional talent and experience of local Mexican entrepreneurs working locally and internationally.

This event aims to introduce the wider public to the UK and Mexico's collaborative LIF programme.

The evening will consist of dynamic, hot topic discussions on innovation and entrepreneurship challenges between established local entrepreneurs and special guests, facilitated by the British technology entrepreneur Boyan Benev. They will give you invaluable insights into their entrepreneurship paths so far as your peers.

Don't miss the chance to network with this highly motivated and active community of innovation ‘makers’ who will be in the audience, we welcome you to ask questions and discuss burning topics on the fore-front of the Mexican start-up ecosystem.

If you are an innovation enthusiast, entrepreneur, work in the investment/start-up/accelerator/incubator world, a researcher curious about commercialising your innovation then register your attendance below. This is a great event to meet others just like you!

If you don’t identify or associate yourself with any of these labels but are interested in participating in the event, we’d still love to have you join us.

The event will be held in English. Please note that registration is mandatory and will close 24h prior the event. Please, bring a valid ID/ passport for a security check.

About LIF

LIF was created and is run by the Royal Academy of Engineering and is supported by the UK’s Newton Fund. It works in collaboration with each of the 17 Newton Fund country’s selected partner agency to improve the social and economic development of emerging economies through building skills and capacity on entrepreneurship and commercialisation.

Over the five years of its existence, it has supported over 900 innovators successfully attempt to take on some of the most pressing issues humanity faces, from energy sustainability to the diagnostics and treatment of life-altering medical conditions to market. Drawing on its thriving relationship with prestigious 20 in-country partner organisations around the globe, the programme has enabled participants to raise over £60 million in innovation funding and launch more than 80 licensing deals and products to date.

The 900+ network of innovators are now part of the LIF alumni community and step by step are helping each other turn their ideas into products that are changing the world for good.

About Secretaría de Economía

The Secretariat of Economy (Secretaría de Economía) promotes the productivity and the competitiveness of the Mexican economy through an innovative policy of industrial, commercial and services promotion, as well as the impulse to entrepreneurs and companies in the private and social sectors, established in the regulatory improvement, the market competition and the diversification of the foreign trade, in order to achieve the welfare of the consumers, a better business environment, strengthen the domestic market and the attraction of domestic and foreign investment, by improving the living conditions of Mexicans.

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Calle Río Lerma 71 (entrance by Rio Sena)

71 Calle Río Lerma

Ciudad de México, CMX 06500

Mexico

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