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Events - EIC Greenathon: the EIC pulling its green weight

The EIC created a new Story | 1 day ago

By turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities, Europe is striving to be the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. In this light, the European Innovation Council gave all EIC-beneficiaries the opportunity to participate in the very first European ‘Greenathon’: an ideation hackathon which allowed EIC-innovators to co-create and pose solutions to real-life challenges from corporates like Henkel dx Ventures, Saint-Gobain, Danfoss and ENGIE. What did all these challenges have in common? All were related to the goals set out in the EU Green Deal.

Open Call: EIC Innovation Training Workshop for Pathfinder 3.0: capitalize on your innovation!

The EIC created a new Story | 2 days ago

The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services invites EIC Pathfinder beneficiaries (FET-Open & FET-Proactive ) to participate in our third Innovation Training Workshop. Dozens of Pathfinder beneficiaries already had the chance to join this event. You will get the opportunity to learn in depth about eventual/potential commercialisation of your projects outcomes and maximise your value proposition. The two-day workshop will be based on interactive sessions and will offer concrete business tools to you and your research project, which can be immediately implemented. 

Events - EIC Investor Day w/Euronext: creating ecosystems that matter

The EIC created a new Story | 4 days ago

On 20-21 October 2020 the European Innovation Council teamed up with Euronext Dublin to bring a two-day EIC Investor Day, packed with panel discussions, seminars, pitching sessions and one-to-one meetings with a vast array of investors. The two dedicated pitching sessions, respectively on ICT and Health, received 16 EIC-beneficiaries with innovations in these fields. The rounds resulted in not two, but three winners: Danish Miiskin was the best pitch on ICT and Swiss-based Lympathica and Italian Eucardia won the award on health.

Events - We say EIC Greenathon, we talk ‘Green’: solar energy and sustainable products talks

The EIC created a new Story | 1 week ago

Within the framework of EIC Greenathon, the European Innovation Council launches a new series of roundtables named ‘Green Talks’: these short virtual sessions will bring together EIC-funded startups, corporates and experts on pressing environmental issues. For around 30 minutes, the speakers will discuss and analyse different aspects of the European Green Transition and open the floor for contributions to a larger audience. Read about the upcoming panels below and sign-up here to get the streaming link!

Open Call: Group of Nordic buyers join forces on green innovation procurement

The EIC created a new Story | 1 week ago

Nordic cities and municipalities are challenging together the market to discover green innovations. On 25th November, a group of Nordic Buyers including the City of Malmö, City of Oslo, City of Helsinki, Region Stockholm, City of Aalborg and City of Copenhagen will jointly host the Nordic Forum for Market Dialogue on Circular, Fair Smartphones. At the event, these major buyers will meet with resellers, suppliers and relevant stakeholders from all over Europe to discuss procurement needs and solutions towards circular. 

Events - EIC ePitching with Investors on Fintech, Insurtech & Blockchain: Quantum Integrity went home with the prize

The EIC created a new Story | 1 week ago

Technology is continuing to influence and shape the future of the financial sector. From buying a cup of coffee at your favourite bar to transferring money to your friends and family, fintech is playing an increasingly large role in everyday life. October’s EIC ePitching with Investors brought together eight highly innovative EIC-backed SMEs with six investor firms to pitch on Fintech, Insurtech and Blockchain applications.

Open Call - EIC Investor Day: Women in Tech 2.0

The EIC created a new Story | 1 week ago

The European Innovation Council (EIC) Business Acceleration Services is calling all innovative and highly promising women-led EIC companies for our ‘EIC Investor Day: Women in Tech 2.0’! Building on the success of last year’s  ‘EIC Women in Tech event’, the EIC is back with a fully virtual edition on 17 & 18 December 2020. Don’t miss this chance to pitch to top-tier investors like Capricorn Venture PartnersRising Tide EuropeBorskifundUVC PartnersSouth Central VenturesBrightly VenturesOmnes CapitalW-Lounge, Amadeus Ventures, BTOV

Stories - Game on: 6 EIC startups shaping the future of sports

The EIC created a new Story | 1 week ago

Several industries are harnessing digital engagement to enhance user experiences and transform their traditional business models. The sports ecosystem is no different. One of the world's biggest industry is introducing innovative solutions to improve the experience of fans and athletes. Now players have technology at their disposal to prevent injuries, and with stadium attendances dwindling, spectators at home are having new digital experiences with live streams, virtual reality and online highlights. We took a closer look at 6 EIC tech startups working on new solutions in the sport industry.