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Story 22 July 2021

Open Call – EIC ePitching with Investors with top Deep Tech funds

Jasper Havermans

The EIC is pleased to invite all eligible startups to participate in our next EIC ePitching with Investors on Deep Tech. This edition will focus on early-stage deep tech companies looking for an investment between EUR 500k - 3m. Mark your calendars for the 23 September 2021 at 1pm CEST. The selected EIC-backed SMEs will have the chance to present their innovative solutions during an online event to a jury of investors – consisting of representatives from Caixa Capital Risc the event partner, Cusp CapitalAmadeus Capital PartnersElaia PartnersRobert Bosch Venture CapitalBalderton CapitaleCapitalBullnet CapitalFrontline Ventures and Blueyard Capital


The applications are open until 28 July 2021.

Apply here and don’t miss this opportunity!


The wave of deep tech has started and EIC is on the frontline to support top-class innovators, scientists, entrepreneurs, startups and SMEs. With the motto of the new EIC Advisory Board in mind “from deep-tech research to visionary innovation and scale-ups" we are organising this EIC ePitching with Investors to bridge the gap between early-stage innovators and Europe’s top Deep Tech funds.

In this two-hour event  early-stage deep tech companies will have the opportunity to pitch in front of nine top-class European investment funds. 


What’s in it for you?

This exclusive service will include specific training and will be an excellent opportunity to exchange experiences with fellow EIC companies. 

You will benefit from:

  • An ePitch in front of investors that have been specifically chosen based on your investment stage and topic;
  • Taking advantage of exploring the tool ScaleUp EU in order to find further matches;
  • Once you create your profile, you can be considered for the future investor activities and events, meaning you can be chosen by an investor in another round, unless you indicate to us you are not interested; 
  • One-to-One meetings with investors (if selected).



Date: Thursday 23 September 2021, 1:00-5:00 pm CEST.



Zoom: Registration link


Who can apply?

All early-stage deep tech EIC-funded companies looking for investments between 500k€ - 3M€


How can you be selected?

In order to have the opportunity to be selected for this event, you need to update or create your profile on our matchmaking tool ScaleUp EU. Access to this tool is given by default to the Primary Coordinator (PCoCo). In case you would like to have access to it, please request this by using the following Contact Us form (ScaleUp EU: claim access).

Please make sure to include your pitch deck!


About Caixa Capital Risc

Caixa Capital Risc is the venture capital arm of CriteriaCaixa which invests in innovative companies in their start-up and growth stages. The company has three specialised teams in the areas of Information Technology, Life Sciences, and Industrial technologies. Caixa Capital Risc currently manages more than 200 million Euro through 9 specialised vehicles. Fore more information please follow their website: 


This opportunity is brought to you by the EIC Business Acceleration Services.

Should you have any questions regarding the event or your eligibility, please contact us through our contact page (choose ‘EIC ePitching on Deep Tech’ as subject).


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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