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Partner Call: Two Spanish institutes launch pre-commercial procurement opportunity for cybersecurity companies

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

Interested bidders are invited to submit their offers for a pre-commercial procurement tender in the cybersecurity field. This opportunity is being promoted by two Spanish organisations – the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León and the Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE).

Europe Day: 5 EIC innovators share their visions on the Future of Europe

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

Every 9 May, Europe Day is marked in the calendars to celebrate peace and unity throughout Europe. This year's commemoration is no exception, including the formal launch of the Conference on the Future of Europe. The large series of debates and discussions will enable citizens from every corner of Europe to share their ideas about the EU's fields of action. In the light of this date and event, the EIC Community sat down with 5 EIC-funded innovators to discover how they see the Future of Europe. With innovations ranging from health to climate change, social fairness or education, these 5 startups shared their ambitions and views on Europe's challenges. 

Events - EIC Energy4planet: fast-tracking the energy transition

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

On 4 and 5 May 2021 the EIC Energy4Planet-iniatitive kicked off. This initiative, part of the EIC Corporate Partnership-programme, gives EIC beneficiaries the possibility to co-create new solutions and deepen their relationship with Europe’s largest corporates. In total 25 corporates and 21 EIC beneficiaries attended the kick-off meeting, respectively in the hopes of finding that new key piece of technology or partnership to scale up. 

Open Call: Join the 3rd Virtual EIC Accelerator Coordinators’ Day

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

Just a few months ago you received an email saying that you’ve been accepted to the EIC Accelerator Programme. After the initial excitement of the (financial) support, you might be left with a few questions. How does project management in this context work? How can I effectively fill in the financial reporting? And what about the EIC Corporate Days, EIC Community Trainings and the EIC Greenhouse Gas programme that you’ve read so much about? All this, and much more, will be answered during the Virtual EIC Accelerator Coordinators’ Day on 15 and 16 June 2021.

News: EIC-funded company LUMICKS raised a new funding round of $93 million

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

LUMICKS, an EIC-funded company from the Netherlands, has completed a round of investment led by Farallon Capital Management and Lauxera Capital Partners, including other high-level investors. The funding will be used to expand the R&D actions and the commercialisation of LUMICKS’ z-Movi Cell Avidity Analyser. 

Partner call: Apply to the Access2EIC - Pathfinder ePitching session powered by EuroQuity - Bpifrance

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

Are you an ambitious, science-towards-technology company? Are you currently raising funds? The Access2EIC project and EuroQuity-Bpifrance are pleased to invite all eligible Pathfinder, Innovation Launchpad and Transition to Innovation Activities startups to apply for an ePitching session with prominent European investors. The event will take place on Tuesday, 29 June 2021, at 2:00 PM CEST. Eight Pathfinder startups will be selected to pitch in front of ~50 investors.

European Capital of Innovation Awards: applications are open

The EIC updated the Story | 1 month ago

European cities can now apply to the European Capital of Innovation Awards 2021, supported by the European Innovation Council (EIC). The initiative has more than €1.5 million to award different cities that show how innovation can successfully be included in our everyday lives. 

World Immunisation Week: transforming innovations into immunotherapies

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

The World Immunisation Week – celebrated every year in the last week of April – aims to raise awareness about the critical role immunisation plays in preventing diseases and protecting life. This year's campaign is entitled 'Vaccines bring us closer' to celebrate the contribution of routine vaccination to health, as well as highlight the importance of COVID-19 vaccines to help end the pandemic. In the context of the awareness week, the EIC Community discovered 3 EIC-funded companies exploring new generation immunotherapies. Osivax, Avectas and RhoVac are working on therapies that go beyond the conventional treatments, from personalised vaccines to cell engineering technologies.