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Open Call - EIC GHG Co-Creation with Cepi

The EIC updated the Story | 2 weeks ago

As an EIC-funded SME, you probably already had the chance to pitch your solution in one of many EIC matchmaking initiatives. But did you ever try to build win-win synergies and co-create solutions with large corporates, industrial associations and European regions? The EIC Greenhouse Gas Programme aims to leverage unique collaborative experiences between EIC companies and large European organisations and offer EIC companies the chance to co-create products and services. In this light, the European Innovation Council and the European association representing the paper industry (Cepi) invite you to apply to our joint EIC GHG Co-creation initiative. Discover how to apply below and co-create your next green innovation with one of the most sustainable sectors worldwide. 

World Population Day: Top 5 EIC-funded femtech startups changing Women's Health future

The EIC created a new Story | 3 weeks ago

The World Population Day is celebrated every 11 July to raise awareness on global population issues. This year's celebration focuses on women and girls' reproductive health needs and vulnerabilities during the pandemic. With COVID, while some countries face a baby boom, others continue to have low fertility rates. And, even if their problems are different, both imply and need the prioritisation of reproductive health and female wellness. Luckily, many EIC-funded startups are already changing the femtech world with wearable devices, medical treatments, and informative apps able to provide data-driven decisions. The EIC Community gathered 5 EIC companies bringing support and diversity into women's health future to mark this special date.   

News: From multiple events to visibility opportunities - here’s the FETFX project wrapped-up

The EIC created a new Story | 3 weeks ago

Over the last two years, FETFX (pronounced “FET effects”) developed a cross-media communication platform, connecting science, industry and society, in order to tell stories on Future and Emerging Technologies and engage directly with the general public across Europe and beyond. The project is now coming to an end, but before closing its doors, FETFX prepared a video wrapping up its history. In less than 2min, the FETFX video shares testimonials from selected scientists and engineers on the legacy of European deep-tech and describes the European Innovation Council's plan to scale up disruptive innovation at an international scale. Discover the video below! 

Open Call - EIC Corporate Day with Merck: Rooted in science

The EIC created a new Story | 3 weeks ago

The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services and Merck invite you to apply to an EIC Corporate Day on 30 September 2021. Merck, the multinational Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics company, is looking for SMEs to share their love of science and passion for technology. This specially designed service is meant to accelerate your business collaborating with Merck through dedicated pitching sessions and one-on-one business meetings. 

Stories - EIC GHG Programme: The green case with Agristarbio

The EIC created a new Story | 3 weeks 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 Agristarbio, a Portuguese EIC-funded company that created an innovative production process of a unique organic mineral fertilizer. 

News: ENISA launches report with cybersecurity recommendations for SMEs

The EIC created a new Story | 3 weeks ago

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) just released a new report providing advice for SMEs to successfully cope with cybersecurity challenges, particularly those resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anita Krohn Traaseth, Startup Norway Chairwoman: – Europe is the right place for Corporate & Start-up collaboration!

The EIC updated the Story | 4 weeks ago

On 25 & 26 May 2021, the European Innovation Council (EIC) in collaboration with Trelleborg Wheel Systems, a key global supplier of tires and complete wheels, brought together 14 EIC-beneficiaries for one of its flagship events, the EIC Corporate Days. During the event, Anita Krohn Traaseth, EIC Advisory Board Member, Chairwoman of the Executive Board at Startup Norway, bestselling writer and former CEO of Innovation Norway, shared her views on the new era of open innovation in a 10’ speech. Anita is one of Scandinavia's most successful businesswomen and today she combines her writing passion with a successful business career, sharing personal experiences that inspire others to pursue their dreams.  

Stories: EIC funded biotechnology company Mycorena raised €7.5 million in Pre-Series A Funding

The EIC created a new Story | 4 weeks ago

Mycorena, a Scandinavian mycoprotein pioneer company, has announced the completion of a Pre-Series A funding round of €7.5 million (SEK77 million). The new investment will support Mycorena's acceleration and scaling up of its production.