1. What is Nupharo?
Nupharo is a kind of business park and innovation center, featuring rental space for a diverse group of companies – from technological start-ups to the largest multinationals. The Campus features production facilities, incubators labs, offices, conference and training facilities, showroom and other support services.
2. Why Ústí nad Labem region?
Nupharo has a basic vision to contribute to a fundamental change of the North Bohemian region from the least developed one to the leader in new technologies, especially in smart energy. The region is perfectly located in the center of Czech, German and Polish market – over 6 million people live within one hour drive. It is adjacent to major EU cities, reached from three international airports and offers wide range of research institutions and internationals schools.
3. What is the Incubator?
Nupharo business Incubator looks for innovators with the right potential to help them develop their ideas. Nupharo provides an ideal environment for innovators with the right potential to successfully commercialize their products and services. We strive to attract a wide range of business, including independent innovators, small and medium-size enterprises with an innovative product or services in the area of smart energy.
4. How is the project financed?
Nupharo is a private project co-financed through EU funds. EU co-financing is through European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) within a grant program called the Operational Program Enterprise and Innovations (OPPI) - Prosperity program. Among Nupharo´s strategic and financial investors and partners belong: ABB, Philips, Cisco, Dimension Data, IBM and others.
5. When the project is completed?
First space will be available from January 2015. Full completionandopening of allbuildings inPhase Iisplanned forJune 2015.
6. How do you choose the building contractors?
All suppliers areselectedthrough an opentender. Conditions and timing of each individual tenders are published in Publication Subsystem of Ministry of Regional Development CZ.
7. Why is Nupharo focused on Direct Current?
Nupharo has no direct competition between similar projects due to its smart energy focus with extremely wide and quickly growing commercial potential. Switching from AC to DC is a rapidly expanding global business, saving billions of Euros on energy costs. Nupharo´s mission is to help facilitate the translation of smart ideas about energy production and storage into commercially viable solutions.
8. What is Nupharo DC Community?
It is a global community of various stakeholders ranging from investors, scientific experts, students and start-ups to industry leaders and international institutions, connected by their interest in smart energy and direct current technology.
9. What are the job opportunities Nupharo?
Most of the jobs in the Campus create strategic partners of the project and future tenants, for which Nupharo prepares a strategy with recommendation for employment in the Ústí region. In collaboration with local action group Labské skály we prepare a special program to support local employment and sustainability jobs in the Ústí Region. The program envisages addressing residents of surrounding villages and towns with priority offer of the listed positions. The recruitment process will start no earlier than March 2015.
Nupharo as operator of the technology Campus will only employ people to ensure operation in the area, production and maintenance. For the recruitment of employees will be responsible a personal agency or outsourced company. In relation with that we prepare our own database for processing contacts, offers and opportunities for cooperation.
10. How many jobs will Nupharo offer?
The maximum capacity of Nupharo Campus is 800 jobs. The specific number of jobs will depend on the number and type of tenants located in individual production halls and the Incubator. Our realistic estimation of the number of actually incurred jobs, with regard to the ongoing negotiations, is around 400 jobs in 2015 and more than 600 in the years 2016-2017. Nupharo prepares for its partners and future tenants specific strategy with recommendation for local employment and sustainability jobs.
11. Who can become a part of Nupharo?
Anybody from technological start-ups to the largest multinationals who is looking for a rental space including production facilities, incubators labs, offices, conference halls, meeting rooms, showroom or any other support services. Nupharo is a perfect place for business, science and life.
12. How to become a part of Nupharo?
Easy way to go for it! Just fill-in our questionnaire, specify your inquiry and we will contact you immediately!