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EIC Challenge Platform: Is your company capable of solving blue economy challenges? AspBAN is looking for your solution!

The EIC created a new Story | 3 weeks ago

The EIC Challenge Platform has fresh new opportunities for you! This time is the ‘Atlantic Smart Ports Blue Acceleration Network’ (AspBAN) project that is looking for start-ups that can submit innovative solutions to a series of challenges in the blue economy sector. AspBAN is hosting an Open Innovation Program with the goal of facilitating and establishing collaboration between start-ups and ports, that will be implemented in the form of pilot projects. 

Open call - 2nd EIC ePitching to Procurers with Health Proc Europe and EHPPA: A valuable opportunity

The EIC created a new Story | 3 weeks ago

The European Innovation Council (EIC) together with Health Proc Europe and the European Health Public Procurement Alliance (EHPPA) are organising a 2nd EIC ePitching to Procurers session on 7 July 2022, at 12:00 PM (CET). This online session will be dedicated to matching EIC beneficiaries with procurers' needs in the fields associated with health and security of supply, platforms for control of compliance, and legal transparency, innovation, and sustainability in the procurement process.

World Environment Day: Meet 4 EIC-funded projects reconciling us with nature

The EIC created a new Story | 3 weeks ago

Celebrated annually on 5 June, the World Environment Day intends to bring attention to the need for preservation and recovery of our natural ecosystems. This year the theme is “Only One Earth", with focus on “Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature”. To achieve this premise, we should all contribute as citizens, but the change and efforts should be pushed forward by the industry as well. The EIC is no stranger to this topic, and several projects have been funded with the objective of providing new and ground-breaking solutions that can be applied to different types of industries in order to reduce, and even eliminate, their negative impact on the environment. Have a look at 4 EIC-funded projects that are working on different sustainable solutions to make our living more in-tune with nature. 

Open call: Take part in the EU-Japan Biotech & Pharma Partnering Conference. Interested? Apply now!

The EIC created a new Story | 3 weeks ago

The EU-Japan Centre is currently inviting EU SMEs to apply for its forthcoming mission to Japan. This mission, for organisations working in the biotech sector, includes participation in a series of events, both on online and offline formats, taking place between the final week of September and beginning of October 2022. The highlight of the mission will be the attendance at the EU-Japan Biotech & Pharma Partnering Conference in Osaka, on 11 October, and the access to the “BioJapan” Expo in Yokohama, from 12 to 14 October 2022.

Open Call: Dive into the future at MEDICA 2022 with the EIC OTF Programme 2.0

The EIC created a new Story | 4 weeks ago

The EIC Overseas Trade Fairs (OTF) Programme 2.0 carries on its travel to the first European destination and invites you to submit your application for MEDICA 2022. The spotlight event in the medical and healthcare sector will be held on 14-17 November 2022 in Düsseldorf, Germany. 

 

Stories: EIC company EyeControl is partnering with US Hartford HealthCare and Hartford Hospitals

The EIC created a new Story | 4 weeks ago

Over the last years, innovative startups have been working hand-in-hand with hospitals and medical centres to improve the healthcare industry. From AI solutions to new medical devices, several innovations are helping hospitals to increase efficiency, drive down costs, and provide higher quality care treatments to patients. Hartford HealthCare (HHC) - which owns seven hospitals in the US (Connecticut), including the flagship Hartford Hospital — is currently working with more than 20 tech startups, and one of them is the EIC-funded company EyeControl. The Israel-based startup is bridging the communication gap with acute care patients to improve the delivery of medical services. The EIC Community spoke with the Co-Founder and CEO of EyeControl, Or Retzkin, and he gave us more details about this partnership. 

EIC Impact Stories – AgroSustain: From EIC ePitching on AgriTech to closing a successful deal with key investor BayWa

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

The European Innovation Council (EIC), via its Investors Programme, enables and supports valuable matchmaking opportunities between EIC beneficiaries and financial and business partners to achieve sustainable growth. Resulting from the EIC ePitching on AgriTech initiative in spring 2021, Swiss AgTech company AgroSustain closed a Series A deal with top investor BayWa.

 

2022 Investment Trends: Green Energy

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

In 2021, global investments in the energy transition industry totalled $755 billion – a new record achieved with all eyes turning to climate change. The numbers were announced in a new report, published by the research firm BloombergNEF (BNEF) and covered investments in sectors such as renewable energy, energy storage, electrified transport, electrified heat, nuclear, hydrogen and sustainable materials. The European Innovation Council has also been following this trend, and several companies with innovations in renewable sources of energy have been joining the EIC portfolio. From renewable methane to sustainable wind towers, discover how the EIC is powering the green energy future. 

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