EIC Summit 2021: It’s a wrap!
The EIC Summit 2021 has ended: we learnt a lot, we networked even more and we also had fun! Two days packed with inspiring speakers, workshops, awards ceremonies and great projects. In case you couldn’t be with us 2 full days, here is a roundup of what happened!
EU Prize for Women Innovators 2021: The five winners for this year have been announced! Read their profiles here.
iCapital Prizes 2021: Dortmund has been named as the European Capital of Innovation 2021 and Vantaa as the European Rising Innovative City. But which cities were the runners up?
EIC Impact Report 2021: We published the latest report on the EIC performance! Find key figures, company profiles and interviews here.
European Innovation Procurement Awards 2021: A jury of independent experts has chosen the winners in three different categories. Check them out here!
Plenaries & Workshops: We discussed
…how to elevate gender equality and tech leadership in Europe (Learn more about the EIC Women Leadership Programme)
…we brought on stage experienced speakers who provided best practices and tips for startups, scaleups and SMEs on how to better approach the big corporations (Discover the EIC Corporate Partnership Programme)
…we showed how to engage with a private or public procurement department and how to get a successful bid (More info about the EIC Innovation Procurement Partnership Programme)
…we put together 3 pitchers and 3 different investors to discuss the pro's and con's of the pitches.
…we talked about the market opportunity for early stage investments.
Training track: We also hosted 8 training tracks on patents and intellectual property rights, we discussed technology transfers, picked up new pitching techniques and found out how to reach carbon neutrality. (Read more about the EIC GHG Programme)
EIC Ambassadors: We announced the EIC Ambassadors! They will be pillars of the EIC and help spread innovation across and beyond Europe. Meet them all!
EIC Forum: We launched a new dedicated space for innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs to gather, discuss and share ideas.
EIC Pitching: we organised 6 pitching sessions, focused on EU Green Deal, ICT and Health.
Whether you followed us online or you joined us on site, in Brussels, here is a warm THANK YOU to all for making #EICSummit21 possible.
See you next year!