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Virtual EIC Accelerator Coordinators’ Day: Over 200 EIC innovators got their first glimpse of the services

The EIC created a new Story | 4 weeks ago

On 29-30 September 2020, the EIC Accelerator organised the second Virtual Coordinators’ Day of the year, with a record number of 240 participants. The aim was to bring together SMEs that signed a grant in the last two calls to answer possible questions, solve common challenges and collect thoughts from the beneficiaries on their needs and expectations for the programme. 

EIC Coffee Break with RanMarine: the accidental environmentalist

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

Every month, during a Coffee Break, we will dive into the stories of EIC innovators and get a glimpse of the persons behind the start-ups. In today's episode, we get together with Richard Hardimann, co-founder and CEO of Ranmarine, a Rotterdam-based start-up.

Open Call - EIC Corporate Day with Caixabank Payments & Consumer: Disrupting the financial sector

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services and CaixaBank Payments & Consumer invite you to apply for our joint EIC Corporate Day (2-3 December 2020), a specially designed service to accelerate your business collaborating with one of the largest financial service providers in Spain.

Events - 2nd EIC ePitching with Investors on COVID-19: the EIC’s response to the coronavirus continues

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

On 24 September 2020 six EIC-backed innovators had the chance to show their COVID-19 solutions during a dedicated EIC ePitching session with Investors, taking place during the R&I Days 2020. The session was a follow-up of the first EIC ePitching with Investors on COVID-19, which took place in April this year.

Events: EIC DemoDay at European Research & Innovation Days 2020

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

On 3 and 4 June 2020 the European Innovation Council (EIC) celebrated the launch of a brand-new initiative specifically focused on corporate engagement on the EU Green Deal: The EIC With the support of the members of the EIC advisory board, Jim Snabe and Yousef Yousef, the EIC has brought together EIC-backed start-ups/scale-ups with four large corporates (AB InBev, DEME Group, Nestle and P&G) with the objective to develop a number of impactful Proof of Concepts (PoC).

Green O’ Clock with Saint-Gobain: Building green to go green

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

Green roofs and glass, low-carbon materials, buildings that generate more energy than consume... Saint-Gobain wants to build the houses of the future and is looking for new practices that guide every link in the construction chain. This path to a greener tomorrow cannot be done alone: the French corporate is looking for EIC disruptors able to drive innovation and tackle sustainability challenges, and EIC Greenathon provides the best playground for this. Our clock is counting down the days and hours until our event... Keep an eye on the EIC Community to discover, one by one, the business partners joining our initiative.

Stories - The Deep Tech Europe Report: key numbers from the EIC performance

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

The European Innovation Council (EIC) supports European innovators in transitioning their ideas from the lab to the market. Thanks to its “smart money”, the EIC is bridging the critical investment gap in early-stage innovation and makes market-creating innovation easier in Europe. The Deep Tech Europe Report focuses on the results and impacts of its legacy programmes (SME Instrument and FET) and reveals the ins and outs of the EIC Accelerator and EIC Pathfinder funding schemes. Discover below the key numbers from the EIC portfolio in 2020. 

Events - EIC ePitching to Procurers with bpost: going green

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

On 14 September 2020 a dozen EIC-backed innovators were invited to an ‘EIC ePitching to Procurers’-session, together with bpost, Belgium’s national postal provider.