Face to face

Get the chance to test what you have learnt: Live the face-to-face BLUES experience!





Face to face

Following completion of our MOOC, you can be one of the participants in the BLUES face to face experience.

This course will further equip you with the skills and relationships to create, lunch and lead a startup company or corporate innovation.


University Undergraduate StudentRecent Graduate



Social MediaInternetUniversityFriends/AcquaintancesOther

University of Cantabria / CISE (Spain)University of Ljubljana (Slovenia)University of Perugia (Italy)University Nova of Lisbon (Portugal)

Check here if you accept these terms.

By sending this pre-registration form, I also understand that it’s a mandatory requisite to successfully complete the BLUES digital online training (MOOC) in order to be eligible to participate in the face-to-face training phase. I also understand that, in case of being pre-selected, I may be contacted by the BLUES consortium in order to perform an online personal interview.



  • Flexible methodology to better fit different academic calendars.
  • Teaching sessions, workshops and visits as a whole will take you 20-25 hours over a maximum of two months.
  • Approx. 30 hours teamwork: Each team will manage their working time with their business mentor.



– Session 1: Team Building // March 30 // 9:00 to 11:30

– Session 2: Contact with Entrepreneurs // April 5 // 16:00 to 18:30

– Session 3: Visit to Incubators // April 11 // 18:30 to 21:00

– Session 4: Consolidation. Entrepreneurship profile and incubators // May 3 // 16:00 to 18:30

– Session 5: Selection of solution/idea // May 9 // 18:30 to 21:00

– Session 6: Business Model Canvas and SWOT analysis // May 10 // 16:00 to 18:30

– Session 7: Business Model Plan // May 11 // 11:30 to 14:00

– Session 8: Financial Analysis & Financing businesses // May 16 // 18:30 to 21:00

– Session 9: Legal Issues of Entrepreneurhsip // May 17 // 18:30 to 21:00

– Session 10: Project Report // May 18 // 11:30 to 14:00

– Session 11: Pitch Preparation // May 23 // 18:30 to 21:00

– Session 12: Final Pitches // May 25 // 11:30 to 14:00


Note: all sessions will be in Spanish, and will take place at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Cantabria, classroom 17 (first floor), with the exception of Session 3 (April 11), that will take place at Centro Internacional Santander Emprendimiento (CISE) and Session 4 (May 3) that will take place at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the University of Cantabria, classroom 7.


  • University of Ljubljana (Slovenia):

– Between May 6 to May 20, 2019*


  • University of Perugia (Italy):

– Between May 1 to May 31, 2019*


  • University Nova of Lisbon (Portugal):

– Between April 1 to May 31, 2019*


 * Final session dates and timetables will be published by the organising universities very soon.


The BLUES face-to-face experience will take place close to you, at these European universities:


– SPAIN | University of Cantabria
Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales. Planta 1, Aula 17. Avda. de los Castros 56. 39005 Santander (Spain)

Centro Internacional Santander Emprendimiento (CISE). ETS de Ingenieros de Caminos Canales y Puertos, Avenida de los Castros s/n, 39005 Santander (Spain)

ETS de Ingenieros de Caminos Canales y Puertos. New Building, Aula 7. Avenida de los Castros s/n, 39005 Santander (Spain)

– SLOVENIA: University of Ljubljana
Faculty of Social Sciences. Kardeljeva ploščad 5, SI-1000, Ljubljana (Slovenia)

– ITALY: University of Perugia
Faculty of Economics. Via Alessandro Pascoli 20, 06123, Perugia (Italy)

– PORTUGAL: University Nova of Lisbon
Campus de Campolide, 1099-085, Lisbon (Portugal)


These are the modules in the BLUES Face-to-Face training:


Module 7. Experience entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial local context

  • How to make practical experience about entrepreneurial mindset and environment
  • How to choose an incubator, program or mentor?
  • Developing Entrepreneurship Environment


Module 8. Overall Entrepreneurship Overview

  • Identify tools learned in the MOOC
  • Experiences practices to keep and questions related to the MOOC’s topics
  • Use business model canvas as a valuable tool


Module 9. Entrepreneurship Practice Implementation

  • How to make a business plan, step by step
  • Different tools for finance analysis of your business idea
  • Understand legal issues of entrepreneurship


Module 10. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Overview

  • Handing-in of the final project teamwork
  • How to make a presentation
  • Developing the final pitch


Module 11. Final presentation and pitching

  • Presenting your final pitch
  • Get feedback from business mentors and entrepreneurs



Every module will be backed by experts from the academic and entrepreneurial ecosystems, with experience in management and financial analysis, Business Model Canvas or SWOT methodologies.

You will work with business mentors from your local context with a good track record in creating and leading startups, who will help your team to define, analyse and apply the tools learned.

Course in University of Cantabria


Adela Sanchez 1


Adela Sánchez

Tino Guemes

Contact with Entrepreneurs & Final Pitches

Celestino Güemes

Atos Worldgrid
Cristina Cano

Legal Issues of

Cristina Cano Mazo

Táctica Financiera
David Crespo


David Crespo Díaz

Diana Valcarcel


Diana Valcárce

Elena Garcia

Final Pitches

Elena García Ruiz

Univ. Cantabria
Fran Lena

Business Model Canvas & SWOT Analysis

Francisco Lena

Univ. Cantabria
José C. Ceballos

BLUES coordinator

José C. Ceballos

José I. Rodgez

Pilot director

José I. Rodríguez

Manuel Redondo

Business Model Plan

Manuel Redondo

Maria Pardo


María Pardo de Santayana

Zoo de Santillana
Marian Sancez

Contact with Entrepreneurs

Marián Sánchez

Método Sancal
Nacho Irastorza

Financial Analysis & Financing Businesses

Nacho Irastorza

Pablo de Castro

Selection of solutions

Pablo de Castro

Paco Calatayud

Mentor & Visit to Incubators

Paco Calatayud

BinaryBox Studios
Paula Capparelli

Pitch preparation

Paula Capparelli

Sergio Pesquera

Contact with Entrepreneurs

Sergio Pesquera

Veronica Garcia


Verónica García

Com. & Marketing

Course in University of Ljubljana

Course in University Nova of Lisbon

Course in University of Perugia

Want to join the face-to-face experience? Get ready with our MOOC first!