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News: EIC-funded company Libeo announces completion of €2 million funding round led by Breega Capital

The EIC created a new Story | 13 February 2020

This first round of investment will enable Libeo to accelerate its growth, target the European market, recruit new talent and enhance its financial forecasting capabilities, which rely on artificial intelligence.

Open Call: Seeking investment? Refine your business case with EIC

The EIC created a new Story | 12 February 2020

The European Innovation Council (EIC) invites you to apply to join our Community Event - Seeking Investors. An exclusive group of EIC-funded beneficiaries will gain an insight into the requirements of investors, ranging from angel groups through to venture capital funds. Got your attention? If so, apply! *Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and given that the wellbeing of the EIC community is of the utmost importance to us, we have made the decision to cancel the face-to-face events and instead opt for an online format. Please note that all selected companies will have the opportunity to participate in this online session. Further details will soon be disclosed.

Open Call: Apply for the Women Innovators Prize 2020 and celebrate female entrepreneurs of today

The EIC created a new Story | 11 February 2020

On 11 February 2020, International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Commissioner Gabriel launched the 7th edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators. Applications are now open until Tuesday 21 April at 17:00 CET (Brussels time). If you think you have what it takes to become the next EU Woman Innovator, don’t miss your chance and apply now.

News: Blue Ocean Robotics raises $12M and continues going higher

The EIC created a new Story | 7 February 2020

Unlike most other companies in the robotics market, Blue Ocean Robotics focuses on more than one product, with a range of solutions for industries such as healthcare, hospitality, construction and agriculture. In 2019, the value of the Danish company doubled, new acquisitions were introduced in their portfolio and, during the last two months of the year, Blue Ocean has hired nearly one new employee every day. The new funding round will support ongoing growth. 

Stories: Meet Bitext, the technology that is analysing the sentiment behind our online text

The EIC created a new Story | 6 February 2020

Natural Language Processing (NLP) has taken great strides recently. And Bitext Technology is making huge advances in this field. This year, the company funded by the European Innovation Council (EIC) have partnered with Amazon Connect to offer three new services. Bitext will implement a full-fledged conversational Interactive Voice Response in the Amazon Connect contact centre. 

News: EIC-funded company DesignPro tested hydrokinetic energy solution in the Orkney Islands off the Scottish coast

The EIC created a new Story | 5 February 2020

The Irish company DesignPro Renewables, together with Leask Marine Ltd, have successfully completed testing of their 60KW turbine, the DPR60, in the Orkney Islands off the Scottish coast. The company will now move on to develop the prototype at a commercial level. 

EBAN/EIC Cybersecurity e-pitching: intigriti and CardLab ‘secure’ top spot in the first e-pitching of 2020

The EIC created a new Story | 3 February 2020

The first e-pitching session of 2020 featured four excellent EIC-backed SME’s pitching their business ideas and next investment rounds on cybersecurity to representatives from the European Business Angels Network (EBAN).

European Innovation Council Community: We are opening our meeting place

The EIC created a new Story | 3 February 2020

New year, new tools for the European Innovation Council Community! In 2020, our community will get new features and the first one is here: you can view and share our open calls, success stories and events outside the platform! What’s coming up next?