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Stories: Israeli biotech EggXYt wins start-up prize in Tel Aviv

The EIC created a new Story | 28 October 2019

Saving billions of male chicks from disappearance each year turned out to be a hot topic at Agrivest 2019 in Tel Aviv. EggXYt has developed technology that can detect their gender before hatching, saving the egg industry nearly $2 billion per year. This solution is answering to the demands of conscious egg consumers and won the Best Israeli Agtech Company Competition.  

Stories: Noraker wins business award in France

The EIC created a new Story | 25 October 2019

The “PME RMC Trophies” is the first competition in France dedicated to SMEs. Last May, RMC Radio launched the 10th edition of the conquest and, for several months, has put local companies in competition. This year the event registered a record with more than 1300 applications, but only 7 SMEs were winners. The company Noraker, specialized in innovative biomaterials-based implants, took home the award export and won the national prize of “RMC SME Trophies” in the respective category. 

Open call: Explore new opportunities for innovation partnering with Galp!

The EIC created a new Story | 23 October 2019

The European Innovation Council pilot Business Acceleration Services and Galp invite you to apply for joint EIC Corporate Day, a specially designed service to increase the possibilities to accelerate your business collaborating with Galp, an integrated energy company that operates in the global energy market. Applications are open until 10 November 2019.

Events: Looking for green investments? Discover the e-pitching on renewable energy

The EIC created a new Story | 22 October 2019

A new e-pitching session organised by the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot's Accelerator will be taking place from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm CTE, on 31 October. The event will be focused on renewable energy and will allow SME’s to virtually pitch their business ideas to key investors. This session will gather as investors EDP Ventures, Finindus, Danfoss, Demeter and Iberdola

News: Innovation Kitchen report 2019 - top 5 emerging trends from our portfolio

The EIC created a new Story | 22 October 2019


Thanks to its “smart money”, the SME Instrument programme bridges the critical investment gap in early-stage innovation and makes market-creating innovation easier in Europe. The 2019 edition of the SME Instrument report reveals the ins and outs of Europe’s most wanted innovation funding programme for small and medium sized businesses and presents you with some of its best successes. Discover the top 5 emerging trends from the portfolio.  

Stories: Funded Phase 2 companies welcomed in the 'SMEs Champions league'

The EIC updated the Story | 21 October 2019

92 companies funded by the SME Instrument under Phase 2 met on 15/16 October, in Brussels, for the Welcome Days. The purpose was to bring the SMEs selected for funding together, in order to network and share experiences. From sessions focused on how to sell to public buyers, to training workshops related to large corporates, the event has tried to address the core challenges SMEs face in a cohesive way. 

Stories: DAYUSE app is helping business travellers to get the job done

The EIC created a new Story | 17 October 2019

Travelling is a time-consuming business and there are many elements to consider before jetting off: barbaric jet lag, cramped seats, cacophonous hotel rooms, delays when it comes to flights, trains, rental cars. In the past, these concerns could only be addressed with vigorous planning but, as technology has advanced, apps have presented effortless solutions. According to the Wall Street Journal, Dayuse is one of the clever new apps. 

Stories: Pitch to win a spot at the European Venture Contest

The EIC created a new Story | 11 October 2019

The 13th edition of the Tech Tour Contest Final is taking place on 9-10 December 2019 in Essen, Germany. The event will present more than 175 European innovative companies in the High-technology sectors to an international audience of investors, key corporates and innovation experts. This year, the companies funded by the EIC Pilot can have a spot at the stage of the European Venture Contest Final. Curious? Discover how to pitch for this opportunity.