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EIC GHG Programme: The green case with Norsepower

The EIC created a new Story | 14 hours 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 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 Norsepower, a Finnish company that aims to lower the environmental impact of shipping through its Rotor Sail Solution technology.

News: Join the WeNet Platform – Applications are open for tech SMEs!

The EIC created a new Story | 1 day ago

Are you an SME, start-up, NGO, university/research centre and you would like to be part of a broader community about a new internet platform that gives emphasis on diversity, ethics, protection of data and innovation? WeNet, part of the EIC Pathfinder Programme, just opened a call for applications.

EIC Overseas Trade Fairs Programme 2.0: Application deadline for CES & Arab Health extended

The EIC created a new Story | 2 days ago

August comes with great news as the deadlines for submitting applications for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 and Arab Health 2022 under the EIC Overseas Trade Fairs (OTF) Programme 2.0 have been extended! All EIC-funded SMEs, start-ups and scaleups have until 9 September 2021 to seize the opportunity to join the EU-EIC Pavilion in order to commercialise their innovations in foreign markets, strengthen networking among leading industry players and elevate their business to the next level.

Open Call – EIC ePitching with Investors on Aerospace: Ground Control to Major Investors

The EIC created a new Story | 2 days ago

The EIC is pleased to invite all eligible startups to participate in our next EIC ePitching with Investors on Aerospace. 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 Airbus Ventures, European Space Agency, Seraphim Capital, Newspace Capital, Primo Space Fund, Safran and Karista Ventures. So, mark your calendars for 19 October 2021 at 1pm CEST.

EIC Corporate Corner with Deutsche Bahn Group - DB mindbox: A new era with Digital Rail

The EIC created a new Story | 3 days ago

The European Innovation Council (EIC) regularly hosts EIC Corporate Days, matchmaking events between Europe's largest corporates and EIC beneficiaries. In this new series, we will discover what makes these corporates tick, what is their approach to innovation and what are they looking for. Tobias Ruch, scouting & communication manager at DB mindbox – the startup hub of Deutsche Bahn Group - is representing DB mindbox in the following interview. 

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

The EIC created a new Story | 6 days 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 | 6 days 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 | 1 week 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.