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Story 22 September 2023

Apply for EIC Next Generation Innovation Talents call for proposals

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The European Innovation Council is looking for an entity that will help the Commission to implement the ‘Next Generation Innovation Talents’ scheme. The deadline for application is 4 October 2023.

The objective of the ‘Next Generation Innovation Talents’ scheme is to enable researchers and aspiring innovators to better understand and gain direct experience of the complex process of taking innovation beyond invention and help them develop their entrepreneurial mindset. At the same time, this scheme aims to provide innovative start-ups with access to new ideas and insights from the cutting edge of research, thus accelerating the development of their breakthrough products and services.

The selected beneficiary should have the knowledge, expertise and means to implement the scheme. In particular, the beneficiary must demonstrate knowledge in Horizon 2020/Horizon Europe funding programmes and experience in: managing grants and multiple stakeholders projects under Horizon 2020/Horizon Europe; human resources advisory services, recruitment and head hunting capacities for start-ups and spin-off; providing legal and accounting services.


Apply by 4 October 2023



The information session took place on 18 September 2023.

The recording is available.

DISCLAIMER: This information is provided in the interest of knowledge sharing and should not be interpreted as the official view of the European Commission, or any other organisation.

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