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Education Day: Meet 5 EIC EdTech start-ups improving the classroom experience

The EIC created a new Story | 1 day ago

COVID-19 has changed education forever. The pandemic forced the near-total closures of schools, universities and colleges, affecting nearly 1.6 billion learners in more than 190 countries. With this sudden shift towards virtual classes, many wonder whether online learning will persist, and which innovations could improve the classroom experience in the post-COVID world. To celebrate the 3rd International Day of Education, the EIC Community gathered 5 EIC EdTech innovations shaping the school’s future. From robotics and artificial intelligence to virtual reality, many technological advances are entering students’ lives and strengthening education thanks to innovation.   

News - InvestHorizon is calling: Discover the Seed Accelerator

The EIC created a new Story | 4 days ago

Are you raising an ambitious Series A Investment? Would you like to increase the investment and valuation amount? Do you want to save time, costs and effort at no costs, no equity and limited travel? If the answers are YES, then you should apply now to join the InvestHorizon Accelerator. The next deadline for applications will close on 07th of February 2021. 

Stories: EIC Transition to Innovation Activities: Discover the first projects

The EIC created a new Story | 4 days ago

More than a year ago, in November 2019, the first EIC Transition to Innovation Activities Call closed the submissions and now, the very first of the selected projects are on their way to genuine technological and societal innovations.

Stories: EIC-funded company Runecast offered free analytics tool for hospitals during COVID-19 outbreak

The EIC created a new Story | 6 days ago

In 2020, while global organizations were grappling with COVID-19, the healthcare industry was particularly stressed by the implications. Cyberattacks and unexpected outages impacted even more hospitals and their IT systems. In response to the pandemic, the EIC-funded company Runecast decided to help these institutions and provide full free licenses of Runecast Analyzer for six months. The tool ensured full security compliance and optimal uptime to 75 hospitals, clinics and universities from 14 different countries. 

Open Call - EIC Corporate Day with Saint-Gobain: ‘Make the world a better home’

The EIC created a new Story | 1 week ago

The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services and Saint-Gobain invite you to apply to our joint EIC Corporate Day on 10 March 2021. This specially designed service is meant to accelerate your business collaborating with the French multinational, one of Europe’s leader in materials.

2020 EIC Investor Programme Wrap-Up: Innovating to succeed, pitching to grow

The EIC created a new Story | 1 week ago

2020 was undoubtedly a year full of surprises. In March 2020, when 19 innovators were preparing a trip to Paris for the first EIC Investor Day of the year, COVID-19 knocked at the door, cancelling all the plans. In a matter of weeks, the presentations and pitches that should have taken place on large stages were done in front of pixelated video cameras from laptops, while the packed audience was replaced by several unmute participants with their kids around. Pitching in front of investors was definitely a challenge, but this global experiment brought worthy results. Here are a few takeaways from our 2020 EIC Investor Programme. 

News - Live Webinar: Discover the €20 million grant fund to help SMEs maximise their intellectual property assets

The EIC created a new Story | 1 week ago

The Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund is a €20 million grant scheme created to help European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access their intellectual property rights. EUIPO, with the collaboration of the European Commission, launched the 1st round of applications on 11th January 2021 and will organise a live webinar to present the new SME Fund on 19th January 2021. Are you curious? Don’t miss the session and register here

2020 EIC Corporate Programme Wrap-Up: the matchmaking just one click away

The EIC created a new Story | 1 week ago

Last year, the world dove into a COVID lockdown. In-person meetings and conferences were cancelled, leaving many SMEs and corporates at a standstill. But while physical doors were being closed, new digital windows swung open. In a matter of weeks, business professionals moved towards virtual spaces, and the online platforms became the headquarters of every event. The EIC Corporate programme was no exception. This wrap-up will review the events, the pitches and corporate partnerships closed in the online sphere thanks to EIC Business Acceleration Services.

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