EU ARDIA-Net project successfully started with the participation of BIOPRO The bioeconomy and the healthcare sector are seen as strategically important future sectors in the EU's Strategy for the Alpine Region. BIOPRO Baden-Württemberg GmbH is the lead partner in the EU-cofinanced ARDIA-Net project, which got underway in October 2019. The aim of the project is to develop a transnational funding programme for research, development and innovation (R&I) for regional and local authorities in the Alpine macroregion. Baden-Württemberg has a lot to offer for founders and start-ups. The entire diversity of Baden-Württemberg's start-up landscape will be on display at the Start-up BW Summit on July 23 and 24, 2020.