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EIC Summit 2021: It’s a wrap!

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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!

Events – EIC ePitching to Procurers @BME 56th Symposium: The Power of Procurement

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From 8th to 10th November 2021, BME partnered up with the European Innovation Council to organise an online event dedicated to pitching activities in light of their 56th Symposium on Purchasing and Logistics. Integrated in the EIC ePitching Procurers day, ten EIC-backed SMEs presented their innovative solutions plus networked with CPOs, Heads of Procurement and Senior Supply Executives alike. 


Partner Call: Interested in IPR to accelerate the growth of your startup? Don’t miss the workshop organised by LEADERSHISP4SMEs on IP protection and exploitation

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On Friday, 26 November 2021, the community workshop "Leveraging IPR for hypergrowth" will tackle IP's management and commercial exploitation and, respectively, the use of IP as an enabler of access to funding. Several experts representing well-known IP support organizations will share their inputs during the session organised by LEADERSHISP4SMEs. If you’re interested about the topic, discover how to apply below!

EIC GHG Programme: The green case with IBIS Power

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More and more companies are implementing carbon reduction measures, products and innovations, but taking that step to go green can require a lot of work and effort. With the EIC Greenhouse Gas Programme, the EIC wants to further stimulate and support companies to reduce their carbon footprint. For those that still need a gentle nudge in the right direction, we gathered several inspiring EIC companies for you, innovators that are taking the motto "climate action is a business case" to the next level. In this week’s edition, we meet with IBIS Power, a Dutch-based company that wishes to live more responsibly and created modular wind and solar energies for buildings. 


Final countdown: are you ready for EIC Summit 21?

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The first hybrid EIC Summit will take place this week, 24-25 November. We wrote down a summary of all the upcoming activities: on site exhibition, matchmaking tool, winners to be announced during the summit and…meet the speakers! Discover what's in store and register to join online.


Stories - EIC Women Leadership Programme: 5 tips and tricks to master negotiation skills and close the gender gap in the fundraising process

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The EIC Women Leadership Programme (WLP) is already in full force after its official launch on 7 October 2021. Among the different activities provided by the EIC WLP, including Mentoring and Coaching, we are also offering a set of training events. EIC WLP's last training took place on 10 November, in partnership with EBAN, and it was focused on "How Early-Stage Fundraising will Help you Master your Decision-Making and Negotiation Skills". 

To celebrate the Women Entrepreneurship Day held every year on 19 November and learn more about the female experience at the negotiation table, we sat down with two female leaders and participants of the programme to talk about their tips and tricks to master the fundraising process.

Open Call: Join the EIC-EIT Climate Race to Net-zero!

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The EIT Climate-KIC is working together with the European Innovation Council (EIC) Business Acceleration Services to offer you a new programme, in which 80 EIC accelerator startups, scale-ups or SMEs will be able to participate. EIT Climate KIC will help you understand, measure, and forecast how your product or service mitigates climate change. Companies will be invited into the programme on a first-come first-served basis.

Open Call - EIC Greenhouse Gas Webinar: Electric and hybrid vehicles

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Part of the European Innovation Council (EIC), the GHG initiative entails solidifying the phrase "climate action is a business case" and aiming to lower the carbon footprint of Europe's most innovative startups and scaleups in conjunction with Europe's largest community of innovators and researchers. This green journey also means that electrifying public vehicles and company car fleets is a top priority to further reduce one’s carbon footprint. So, save the date: on December 15, 2021, from 10:00 to 11:00 (CEST), we’ll host a webinar to present how electric and hybrid vehicles can help your company reach that much-desired level of decarbonisation.