Ynovate: Professional innovation network

We are a network of eight professional innovation centres established. By seeking synergies, cooperating directly with entrepreneurs, and sharing contacts, we support the birth and development of innovative, ambitious, and sustainable businesses.
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Creating a network of experts
Creating a network of experts
Bringing entrepreneurs together with experts and mediating consultations or mentoring is an essential service provided by innovation agencies. By sharing contacts among innovation agencies, we provide a lot wider range of know-how, so our clients may get the very support they need. Through sharing examples of good practice we help entrepreneurs find a new direction and a new perspective of the world around.
Interconnecting start-ups and corporations
Interconnecting start-ups and corporations
We bring together leaders with leaders. Thanks to long-term relations with entrepreneurs from all over the country we know very well who is looking for technology or software solutions and who is working on them as well. Through interconnecting companies and institutions across regions, the clients of innovation agencies may join the projects or selection procedures they would have never learnt about otherwise.
Bringing businesses and investors together
Bringing businesses and investors together
Investors often want to invest into specific types of businesses, and lots of businesses are looking for investors. Using a shared network covering most of our country, we can help both the investors and entrepreneurs find their ideal matches.
Sharing know-how
Sharing know-how
Innovation centres are continuously evolving, inspiring each other by their achievements and learning from each other’s mistakes. This way, we can more efficiently implement new services or solve unforeseen problems.

What our cooperation looks like

Through long-term partnerships with entrepreneurs as well as experts from a wide range of branches, we support the development of regional innovation ecosystems. Thanks to the interconnected regional innovation centres, we leverage the synergies among these ecosystems in order to cultivate the business environment across the Czech Republic and improve its competitiveness.
experts in our shared network
hours of provided consultations
500 +
clients served
100 million
mistakes that haven’t been made thanks to sharing the know-how

Important milestones

Network of innovation agencies established
Eight members
United under the Ynovate brand
Ynovate network expanding to other Czech regions

Where you can find agencies participating in Ynovate

Our aim is to interconnect innovators all over the country. Our innovation agencies are established directly by regions and cities and build strong contacts with local companies, universities, and institutions. Now, our members come from eight regions of the Czech Republic.

Success stories

Connecting client networks with Innovation Centres – Devinn
Thanks to its participation in the Engineering Fair in Brno and contact with Lucie Kanioková from JIC Brno, the Devinn company established cooperation with the Lipo.ink Innovation Center.
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Interconnecting with experts and investors across regions – Samohyb
Thanks to the Ynovate network, the Samohyb company from Ústí nad Labem established cooperation with an expert from another region. The Ústí nad Labem region lacks experts in support the development of foreign trade.
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What they said about us

1. 6. 2022
Ynovate StartUp Challenge competition won GoodAccess from Ústí nad Labem
Of the 10 best startups in the Czech Republic, the jury of the Ynovate StartUp Challenge competition was most impressed by GoodAccess from Ústí nad Labem. In addition to first place, the company also takes a ticket to the European final of the EU Startup Champions League.
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26. 5. 2022
Report from the first year of the Ynovate Festival
On May 26, 2022, the first festival of synergies took place in the Liberec business incubator Lipo.ink, which prepared a report and video from this fetival. The public sphere, science and research, education and business from all over the Czech Republic were connected here.
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16. 12. 2021
The new Ynovate network connects experts and entrepreneurs and opens the way for new startups
Innovation centers from eight regions of the Czech Republic formed the national network Ynovate. The goal is to support innovation throughout the country. Ynovate also offers its collective experience to the new government to help with the transformation of Czech economy. One of the ways to achieve this is the Technology...
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21. 3. 2021
Innovators CZ. A reportage series about people who are changing the world around us
Vojtěch Koval's new reportage series presents exceptional ideas from people all over the Czech Republic. In cooperation with the Ynovate Innovation Centers platform, in addition to the series, a series of podcasts of the same name was created within the Future R.
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