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Taking place on 2 June 2022, from 9:00 to 11:00 AM CEST, you will meet and talk with an investor and an EIC peer, who successfully secured a funding round, following the participation in an EIC ePitching with Investors session.
Every month, during a Coffee Break, we dive into the stories of EIC innovators and get a glimpse of the people behind the start-ups. Today’s guest is Alberto Hernando, Co-founder & Chief Innovation Officer at Kido Dynamics.
EIC Partners Info Session
Wondering how you can become an EIC Partner? The European Innovation Council is organizing an online info session on 24 May to clear up all your doubts on how to apply for the new EIC Partnership Open Calls.
The European Commission is inviting you to a series of online events that offer African and European organisations the opportunity to build-up and forge new ties within the pharma, biotech and medtech industries to address global health needs.
On 12 April 2022, the European Innovation Council (EIC) partnered up with Health Proc Europe and the European Health Public Procurement Alliance (EHPPA) to conduct a dedicated matchmaking event between EIC beneficiaries and procurers in the fields associated with health and elderly care.
EIT Health is currently promoting three different opportunities under the framework of the EIC-EIT Health Collaboration for EIC-supported organisations.
The EIC is preparing a new and improved experience for our community. We'll welcome all the EIC-funded organisations, and other innovation stakeholders, to a new online platform, that aims to provide a faster and more user-friendly experience, along with a fresh design and new tailor-made features.
The European Innovation Council (EIC) is pleased to announce the 20 selected companies to showcase their impactful innovations at Florida International Medical Exhibition (FIME) under the EIC Overseas Trade Fairs (OTF) Programme 2.0.
The European Innovation Council together with Amazon Web Services are excited to invite you to an online event on 31st May 2022 to boost your company growth and discuss market differentiation and additional technical depth in your product.
To celebrate 2022’s Europe Day, we got in contact with some of the most recent EIC beneficiaries that are developing solutions in the health, green and digital sectors, contributing to create better living conditions for the Europeans of the future.
Following the EIC GHG Co-creation event with Trelleborg, we had the opportunity to meet with Luca Giovannini, Business Innovation Senior Manager at the company.
EIC Sustainability and Technology
The European Innovation Council (EIC) is offering investors a unique opportunity to access the most promising green innovators in its portfolio with the “EIC Sustainability and Technology: Investing in the Future” event, taking place in Paris on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.
The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services and Safran invite you to gear up your business by applying to our EIC Corporate Day, taking place in Paris, France on 26 & 27 September 2022.
On 26 April 2022, the European Innovation Council (EIC) successfully hosted an online preparatory workshop for the promising delegation of the European companies that will exhibit impactful solutions at BIO International Convention 2022 in San Diego, USA.
E-pitching on space and transport EIC
The European Innovation Council (EIC) just wrapped its first event under the Ecosystem Partnerships and Co-Investment Support programme. The e-pitching on Space and Transport gave 7 innovative companies the chance to pitch their solutions to investors on April 27.
Merck, the pharmaceutical giant, has opened the 2022 calls for research grants in five different areas. These research grants, that can go up to 500,000€, aim to stimulate innovative research in challenging areas of future importance. Find out more in the EIC Challenge Platform!
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space has launched a call for expressions of interest for “In orbit demonstration/validation (IOD/IOV) experiments”. Interested parties are invited to submit their applications until 31 May 2022.
To reinforce women in tech business, the European Innovation Council (EIC) is proud to launch the 2022 Women Leadership Programme, taking place online on 20 May 2022 (10:00 – 11:30).
To build on the latest climate-related matters, the European Innovation Council (EIC) is using the Greenhouse Gas Resource Library as a way of keeping beneficiaries up to date on current and important pieces of information.
This time around, the EIC is pleased to invite all eligible startups to participate in our next session dedicated to Fintech, Insurtech, and Blockchain on 27 June 2022. The selected SMEs will be able to present their innovative solutions to a jury of top-class European investors.
Following an EIC GHG co-creation event with Electrolux, we had the opportunity to meet with Beatrice Maestri, Electrolux Open Innovation Manager, and Alberto Chiappinotto, Electrolux Group Operations Sustainability Leader. Here’s what they had to say.
“Invest in our planet” is the motto for this year’s World Earth Day. To inspire our community in taking active part in this global mission, we are presenting the achievements of 3 recently funded EIC projects. Read more and get to know these innovators guiding us on a green journey!
The European Commission (EC) has recently announced a new initiative called REPowerEU. Aligned with the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Programme, the European Innovation Council (EIC) is inviting EIC beneficiaries to be part of this joint European action for more affordable, secure, and sustainable energy.
The EIC Challenge Platform continues to receive challenges and open calls from various leading innovation-oriented organisations in Europe. The most recent opportunities have been shared by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT).
The EIC Overseas Trade Fairs (OTF) Programme 2.0 continues the innovation journey to top business destinations and invites you to submit your application for GITEX 2022, UAE’s most eagerly anticipated event.
The EIC created a new Story 20 April 2022
As European Innovation Council’s website is turning one year, we are seeking ways to improve it further. We are currently looking for volunteers to help us evaluate our website.
Novolyze recently announced the conclusion of a Series A funding round where the company raised $15 million. Working to enhance food safety and quality performance, the French company will use this newly raised money to scale their business and reach the global food and beverage industry.
Every month, during a Coffee Break, we dive into the stories of EIC innovators and get a glimpse of the people behind the start-ups. Today’s guest is Isabell Kunst, co-founder & CEO at Xephor Solutions and selected participant in the 1st cohort of the Women Leadership Programme (WLP).
The European Innovation Council (EIC), via its Tech to Market Business Acceleration Services (BAS) Programme, is offering its Pathfinder & Transition beneficiaries the second series of TED Talk-style webinars to discuss trending topics that are relevant to researchers and early-stage innovators.
The European Innovation Council, together with the Network Of practitioners For Emergency medicAl systems and cRitical care (NO-FEAR), organised another EIC ePitching with Procurers-session on Tuesday, 29 March 2022.
The EIC-funded company won the France Relance Programme. This new economic programme is part of France's response to the COVID crisis and supports several sectors, including the health industry.
This is Shell’s turn to promote on the EIC Challenge Platform its New Energy Challenge (NEC), where start-ups and scale-ups that are developing emerging technologies and digital solutions to remove carbon from the atmosphere can submit their innovations.
This year the Tech.eu Summit will take place on 17 May 2022 in a hybrid format at Brussels Expo. The European Innovation Council has partnered with Tech.eu Summit and the EIC community can benefit from a discount of 25% when purchasing the tickets for the event.
The European Innovation Council (EIC), within the Greenhouse Gas Programme (GHG) initiative, carries on its mission of providing another round of dedicated news that brings you the latest and trendiest pieces of information on climate-related matters.
For this year's World Health Day, we present you with four companies with very different innovations but one common goal: improving and advancing European health provision services.
The European Innovation Council (EIC), within the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Programme, and Euratex invite you to apply to our joint EIC GHG Co-creation initiative, taking place on 28 & 29 June 2022.
To enable successful co-creation opportunities and develop key partnerships, the European Innovation Council (EIC), within the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Programme, invites all EIC-funded beneficiaries to apply to our joint EIC GHG Co-creation initiative with the Sachsen-Anhalt Region.
As part of the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Programme, the European Innovation Council (EIC) wishes to invite EIC-funded beneficiaries to apply to our joint EIC GHG Co-creation initiative with the Helsinki-Uusimaa Region.
The EIC and Goriška Region invite you to apply to our joint EIC GHG Co-creation initiative.
Every month, during a Coffee Break, we dive into the stories of EIC innovators and get a glimpse of the persons behind the startups and research projects. Our guest for today is Madara Kalnina-Kalnmale, CEO of LightSpace Technologies and selected participant under the EIC OTF Programme 2.0.
Call for Partnerships EIC
Are you an accelerator, incubator, a research and technology institution or any other organisation working within the European Innovation Ecosystem? The European Innovation Council is looking for partners like you!
The European Innovation Council (EIC) returns to onsite Investor Days, and together with our business partner Euronext, we would like to invite you to join the EIC & Euronext Investor Day in Amsterdam.
On 16 & 17 March 2022, and as part of the Business Acceleration Services (BAS), the European Innovation Council (EIC) invited eligible startups to participate in an online event dedicated to the Green Deal.
EIC ePitching on Space and Transport
The EIC is looking for investors to join the first e-pitching under its new Ecosystem Partnerships and Co-Investment Support programme. The online event will take place on April 27 and feature seven EIC projects from the Space and Transport area.
The European Innovation Council (EIC) announced the 20 pioneering companies to participate at BIO International Convention 2022 in the framework of EIC Overseas Trade Fairs (OTF) Programme 2.0.
For the 4th year, the European Startup Prize for mobility (EUSP) has opened applications for startups from all over Europe. Three EIC-funded companies were selected for the Top 50 – Addionics, DiGas and Velco – and Zeleros is in the Top 10, with the opportunity of taking part in the Grand Ceremony.
The European Innovation Council and Cefic (European Chemistry Industry Council) has recently invited you to participate in the upcoming Chemistry-4EU initiative that currently has applications open.
On 22 March, the annual World Water Day celebrates our most precious natural resource and raises awareness of the 2 billion people living without access to safe water. To mark this International Day, the EIC Community spoke with 3 EIC-funded innovators fighting against the world water crisis.
The EIC created a new Story 22 March 2022
The European Innovation Council (EIC) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2nd cohort of participants for the Women Leadership Programme (WLP).
The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services and Fortum – the leading Finnish-based corporate in energy and circular economy – invite you to gear up your business and apply to our joint online EIC Corporate Day, taking place on 9 June 2022.
This year ICEYE closed a $136 million Series D funding round, bringing its total funding to $304 million. We spoke with the CEO and Co-founder, Rafal Modrzewski, about the future of the EIC startup.
To celebrate women in innovation, tech, and business, the European Innovation Council (EIC) is glad to invite you to the Awards Ceremony of the 1st cohort of the Women Leadership Programme (WLP).
As part of the Tech to Market Business Acceleration Services (BAS) Programme, the European Innovation Council (EIC) invites EIC Pathfinder (former FET-Open & FET-Proactive) and Transition beneficiaries to apply for the EIC Innovation Bootcamp 3.0.
As we look back at the EIC’s Corporate Partnership Programme during 2021, we intend to highlight its valuable initiatives and results.
The EIC and its business partner Iberdrola invite you to apply to our joint EIC GHG Co-creation initiative to work together on better solutions that can reinforce GHG emissions reductions.
The EIC and its business partner Holcim are inviting you to apply to our joint EIC GHG Co-creation initiative that intends to bring innovative and sustainable solutions into day-to-day operations that help people and the planet.
CrayoNano, a Norwegian semiconductor company funded by the EIC, recently signed an agreement with SemiLEDs for cooperation in the development of a next generation UVC LED technology applied to the disinfection market.
The Dutch-based Plantics accomplished a great milestone by being awarded with the 1st place for “Renewable material of the Year 2021” at the Renewable Materials Conference 2021 organised by the German nova-Institute.
The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services and IKEA of Sweden invite you to apply to our joint online EIC Corporate Day on 19 May 2022.
At the occasion of the World Smart Energy Week in Tokyo, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) are organising the EU-Japan Green Transition Matchmaking Platform, with meetings taking place from 14 to 31 March 2022.
This 8 March, we decided to applaud 8 remarkable women connected to the EIC. Some are mentoring and coaching other business leaders, while others are innovating or financing technologies. But they all have one thing in common: an inspiring story connected to women, diversity, and inclusion.
What is Calling2Scale? A 360° tailor-made startup support programme, giving European and Israeli top technologies the chance to receive a full end-to-end package for market penetration in a 3-month hybrid programme.
The EIC Challenge Platform is the right place for organisations part of the EIC ecosystem to promote their challenges and find new innovative solutions. Now, it’s time for ABB to challenge you with 3 challenges in the areas of Smart Buildings, Smart Power and Distribution Solutions.
EBAN’s Annual Congress is coming back on 18-19 May 2022. This event, that will gather investors, business angels, accelerators, entrepreneurs, and startups among others, is happening in Cork, Ireland. Here, startups will have the opportunity of applying to pitch to business angel investors.
The European Innovation Council (EIC) regularly hosts EIC Corporate Days, matchmaking events between Europe's largest corporates and EIC beneficiaries. After the EIC Corporate Day with OMV Petrom, we met with Ionut Cristian Ciubotaru, Vice President for Business Development, Downstream Gas & Power.
The Peer-Learning Activities in the Entrepreneurship Education & Women’s Entrepreneurship project delivered two reports with recommendations on these two sectors in order to foster greater entrepreneurship education and increase women’s participation in entrepreneurship in Europe.
The EIC created a new Story 1 March 2022
For the third Coaching Corner episode, we bring together Ella Cullen, Co-Founder and CEO of the German startup Minespider and Christina Rytter, the business coach that follows Minespider's journey in the EIC Women Leadership Programme.
Part of the European Innovation Council (EIC), the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) initiative is offering you the chance to become CO2 neutral certified through the GHG Badges & Label – officially supported by the European Commission.
The European Innovation Council (EIC) introduced a ‘Co-creation’ opportunity between Europe’s largest corporates and EIC beneficiaries. Following the EIC GHG Co-creation with Bondalti online event, we met with Diogo Mendes, Technical Director at the company to provide us with some insights.
Every month, during a Coffee Break, we dive into the stories of EIC innovators and get a glimpse of the people behind the start-ups. Today’s guest is Avi Schwartzer – co-Founder and COO of Clarifruit.
The European Innovation Council and Cefic (European Chemistry Industry Council) invite you to participate in the new Chemistry-4EU initiative.
Is your EIC-funded project creating a positive impact by making Europe more green, sustainable and inclusive? If yes, you now have the opportunity to present your project at the first Festival of the New European Bauhaus organised by the European Commission from 9 to 12 June.
Under the framework of the EIC-EIT Health Collaboration, we’re offering previously supported EIC ventures a unique opportunity to apply to the EIT Health Bootcamps 2022.
As part of the European Innovation Council (EIC), we’re continuing to give serious focus to the Greenhouse Gas Programme (GHG) initiative with a fresh round of dedicated news that brings you the latest and trendiest pieces of information on climate action and its imperatives.
If you are interested in knowing more about the innovation procurement topic, you can dive into these two webinars that presented the ins and outs of public procurement focused on IPR and cybersecurity.
The EIC created a new Story 17 February 2022
The European Innovation Council (EIC), via its Tech to Market Business Acceleration Services (BAS) Programme, is offering its Pathfinder & Transition beneficiaries a series of TED Talk-style webinars to discuss trending topics that are relevant to researchers and early-stage innovators.
The European Innovation Council (EIC) together with Health Proc Europe and the European Health Public Procurement Alliance (EHPPA) are organising an EIC ePitching to Procurers session on 12 April 2022, at 12:00 PM (CET).
After consolidating their business in Europe, HumanITcare is expanding their reach to Brazil, in an attempt to continue growing in the Latin American market.
Addionics, an EIC-funded start-up working on next generation batteries, has closed a Series A funding round with a large group of investors, raising an amount of $27 million (around €24 million). With this funding round, led by Deep Insight, Addionics also enlarged its board of directors.
The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services and RUAG AG invite you to apply to an EIC Procurers Day on 10 & 11 May 2022.
Under the framework of the EIC-EIT Health Collaboration, EIT Health is offering previously supported EIC ventures a unique opportunity to apply to the Ready for Investment programme.
On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, celebrated on 11 February, we looked for women who are frontrunners on the European Innovation Council (EIC) road and bring together science and innovation. Celebrate this day with us and Maria Fátima Lucas by reading her interview!
Are you looking to scale your business internationally? Here is our offer: A training taking place on Friday, 25 February 2022, that’s focused on understanding the success factors and key drivers to design an effective internationalisation strategy.
Part of the European Innovation Council (EIC), the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) initiative is all about bringing awareness and developing ways of reducing carbon emissions through sustainable practices and offers you a dedicated support solution via the Resource Library.
The Ecosystem Partnerships and Co-Investment Support initiative will help EIC beneficiaries access the services and resources of the EIC’s network of sector-specialised partners and attract private capital along with EIC funding.
The EIC created a new Story 9 February 2022
We had a quick chat with 4 EIC Ambassadors, so keep reading to find out what they predicted for 2022’s innovation scene.
The EIC Overseas Trade Fairs (OTF) Programme 2.0 invites you to submit your application for the Florida International Medical Exhibition (FIME) 2022.
ufraction8, a Scottish biotech company funded by the EIC, has closed an investment round that landed them with around €3 million (£2.5 million). This new funding will help the company to continue the development and improvement of their innovative solution.
Every month the European Innovation Council organises an ‘EIC ePitching with Investors’ around a dedicated topic. This time around, the EIC is pleased to invite all eligible startups to participate in our next session dedicated to Telecom, Internet, and Media.
From payments and banking to investment apps and crypto, the EIC has funded many successful fintech applications over the last few years. Discover 4 EIC banking startups changing the way we bank.
Following the EIC GHG Co-creation with Unilever online event, we met with Roy Horne, Ice-cream R&D at the company to provide us with some insights.
Shaping the future’s healthcare landscape with outstanding European novelties
The European Innovation Council is supporting companies whose technological innovations intend to contribute to protect our data on different levels. On the European Data Protection Day, meet 3 EIC-funded companies who seek to keep you and your data safe and sound.
We invite you to embark on a journey with us that highlights the initiatives and successes of the EIC’s GHG Programme throughout 2021.
The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services and Siemens Energy invite you to apply to an online EIC Corporate Day on 7 April 2022.
The EIC created a new Story 26 January 2022
As we look back at the EIC’s Investors Programme throughout 2021, we intend to showcase its valuable initiatives that were promoted by the European Innovation Council and helped transform companies for the better in various strategic topics of interest.
The European Innovation Council together with the Network Of practitioners For Emergency medical systems and critical care (NO-FEAR) are organising a pitching and hands-on session on 29th March 2022.
The EIC supports the development of innovations in several industries, including projects that have a positive impact in the educational sector. To showcase the EIC portfolio in this area, nothing best than to focus on EIC Pathfinder, that counts with Europe’s top researchers and academics.
New Year, New Beginnings, they say. On that note, as we look back at the EIC’s Tech to Market Business Acceleration Services (BAS) Programme during 2021, we see how its cutting-edge format to promote science, technology, and create new market opportunities was a successful one.
The aim is to leverage unique collaborative experiences between EIC beneficiaries while offering them the chance to co-create products and services. In this light, the European Innovation Council invites you to apply to our EIC GHG Co-creation Peer-to-Peer (P2P) initiative.

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