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World Wide Web Day: Meet 3 EIC-funded tech companies that are reshaping the web with innovation

The EIC created a new Story | 2 months ago

You wouldn’t be able to read this article if one day, in 1989, Tim Berners-Lee hadn’t created the World Wide Web at the CERN center in Switzerland. To mark this world-changing achievement, every year on 1 August, it is celebrated the World Wide Web (WWW) Day. The democratisation of internet access improved immensely the opportunities for international cooperation and innovation. Here we have the perfect occasion to bring to light 3 EIC-funded companies that are taking action to enhance our online life and keep innovative minds sparkling together, no matter where they might be located.

Stories: EIC funded company Positrigo receives further €1.5 million investment for its brain PET scanner technology

The EIC created a new Story | 2 months ago

After receiving the EIC Accelerator grant last year, Positrigo announced that the European Innovation Council Fund (EIC Fund) awarded the company with €1.5 million to top up the second tranche of Positrigo’s series A. The startup, which is developing nuclear medical imaging devices to advance functional imaging, also secured a commitment from the EIC Fund to additionally invest up to €3.5 million in a future financing round.

Open Call - EIC Innovation Bootcamp 2.0

The EIC created a new Story | 2 months ago

The European Innovation Council (EIC) invites EIC Pathfinder (former FET-Open & FET-Proactive) and Transition beneficiaries to apply for the EIC Innovation Bootcamp 2.0: a virtual four-day intensive training in entrepreneurship and technology commercialisation taking place from 15 to 17 November and on 10 December 2021. 

EIC GHG Programme: The green case with CemeCon

The EIC created a new Story | 2 months ago

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 innovators 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, projects that are taking the motto "climate action is a business case" to the next level. In this week’s edition we meet with CemeCon Scandinavia, a Danish coating competence centre.

Consultation on revision of competition rules for R&D cooperation, specialisation and joint production agreements: the Commission wants to hear from SMEs!

The EIC created a new Story | 2 months ago

The European Commission invites SMEs to express their views and opinions on the revision of the R&D and Specialisation Block Exemption Regulations.

Green Innovations: EIC-funded company IsCleanAir is combining sustainability with air purification

The EIC created a new Story | 2 months ago

The pandemic made it crystal clear. Ventilation is key to make workplaces safer. Amid the Coronavirus outbreak, air cleaners and filtration became part of the plan to reduce the potential for airborne transmission of COVID-19 and started changing the future of public spaces. To help industries clean up their workplaces, the tech company Is CLEAN AIR Italia took their water-based air-purifying IoT system to new markets, and the innovation is now reducing air contaminants by more than 90% in multiple environments. As its name suggests, the EIC company is helping various sectors to clear the air with a unique and sustainable filterless air pollution abatement system. Discover their Green Innovation in the EIC Community. 

Coffee Break with Natalia Tomiyama from NUWIEL: Moving around on 2 wheels

The EIC created a new Story | 3 months ago

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 Natalia Tomiyama, the co-founder of NÜWIEL. NÜWIEL provides innovative solutions to move goods in a sustainable and cost-efficient way. eTrailer is the world's first electric trailer with patented technology to be used with a bicycle and to walk in pedestrian only zones. Find out more about Natalia’s story in July’s EIC Coffee Break article.

News: European Innovation Council Summit: are you joining?

The EIC created a new Story | 3 months ago

The new European Innovation Council, launched in March 2021, celebrates its first Summit on 24-25 November 2021 in Brussels and online.

 

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