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The "business mentor madri+d" certification of mentors and managers of entrepreneurship programs is unique in its category due to its institutional nature, its level of ethics and quality, its trajectory, commitment to quality mentoring and international prestige.

EVALUATION AND ACCREDITATION OF DEGREES

The madri+d Foundation is the body of the Madrid Regional Government responsible for Accreditation and Certification of the Quality of Higher Education in accordance with objective procedures and transparent processes in the international framework. The Foundation is committed to the quality of processes related to education as a way to contribute to the progress of society.

ETHICS AND QUALITY PROCEDURES

The madri+d Foundation is committed to promoting excellence of international mentoring with procedures that take into account international quality standards. The certification has widely recognized certification and key competences models. Likewise, the members of its Expert Panels and its Evaluation and Certification Committees adhere to the principles of its Code of Ethics, which guarantees binding standards of conduct.

PROMOTION OF INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP.
Other fundamental objectives are the transfer and dissemination of scientific and technological knowledge and in particular, innovation-based entrepreneurship, as well as collaboration with national and international entities. To promote scientific and technological entrepreneurship, the madri+d Foundation created among other programs, its Mentoring Network and its "business mentor madri+d" mentoring certification.

GLOBAL NETWORK OF "BUSINESS MENTORS madri+d"
Certified business mentors benefit from the recognition of the certification in the world of entrepreneurship and business management; access to tools and communication skills to develop their work more effectively; and access to a global network of certified professionals with whom they can share experiences through conferences, workshops and webinars.

THE madri+d MENTORING NETWORK: MORE THAN 400 MENTORING RELATIONSHIPS SINCE 2006

Offering mentoring services since 2006, madri+d created its madri+d Mentoring Network, a pioneer initiative in Europe focused on Mentoring for Science & Technology-Based Entrepreneurs. Mentors are carefully selected to cover the maximum number of areas of knowledge and the main demands of the startups supported.  Its methodology is applicable to all types of entrepreneurship and all the companies supported by madri+d Network are scientific and technological, often spin-offs of Madrid Universities, Research Centers and Hospitals incubated in the framework of madri+d programs such as ESA BIC (aerospace), healthstart madri+d (health), Cleantechstart (clean energies) and InnoSmart (inersectoriality and emerging technologies).

AN INTERNATIONAL REFERENCE SINCE 1998

With a methodology evolved and contrasted in real relationships, the madri+d Foundation is today an international reference of accreditation and mentoring increasingly present in international forums. In its successes and in the evolution of its management tools and procedures, collaboration has been essential since 1998 with institutions such as the MIT (Massachussets Institute of Technology) through the m+vision program, with the CIM (Chicago Innovation Mentors), with European partners and Networks such as the EBN (European Business and Innovation Centers), EEN (Enterprise Europe Network) and the European Space Agency (ESA) and collaboration with companies commited to mentoring such as Microsoft, IBM or ENEL and many others.

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