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News: 8 EIC-funded companies will pitch their tech solutions at the e-pitching event organised by

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

Together with the European Commission, will host an e-pitching event on 4 March 2021, showcasing some of the most promising European start-ups from the tech sector. 8 EIC-funded SMEs will have the opportunity to showcase their innovations, attract the attention of investors, and convince them of their merits for their next financing rounds. Willing to know more? Then join the Digital Technology e-Pitching event!

Open Call - EIC Corporate Day with Mercedes-Benz: Shift into high gear

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services and Mercedes-Benz invite you to apply to our joint EIC Corporate Day on 11 & 12 May 2021. This specially designed service is meant to gear up your collaboration with the German car maker and forge new partnerships.

EU Industry Days / Day 2: Meet the experts behind the EIC Business Programme with Corporates

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

EU Industry Days is Europe’s flagship annual event on industry. It serves as the main platform to discuss industrial challenges and co-develop opportunities and policy responses in an inclusive dialogue with a wide range of partners. The 2021 edition of EU Industry Days focuses on opportunities for a greener, more digital, and resilient industry in the COVID-19 context. If you would like to discover the last updates on the EIC and live chat with the high-level experts behind the Corporate Programme, join the session on 24 February, from 12:30 to 13:45 CET! 

EIC Impact Stories - EIC Corporate Day with AB InBev: what’s been brewing?

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

This time last year AB inBev, the Belgian beer giant, co-hosted an EIC Corporate Day and opened the doors of their brewery for 32 EIC-innovators. Nearly 100 senior leaders from AB InBev welcomed startups and scaleups that provide innovative technologies in circular economy, smart energy, urban mobility and digital solutions. Let’s take a  look back at the event and see what inspirational stories and developments came from it.

Open Call: Are you a corporate or VC looking to innovate? Join the event 'Research Meets Industry' and discover future technologies in the Energy and Environment field

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

On 4th March 2021, the "Research Meets Industry" event will bring together the best European researchers and spinoffs working on future technologies in the Energy and Environment field. 14 exciting Future and Emerging Technology/EIC Pathfinder projects funded by the European Commission will present breakthrough innovations in Energy Storage and Conversion, Solar Fuel and Energy Harvesting to corporates, companies, and VCs. If you are a company or VC working in Energy, Chemistry, Battery and automotive, this is the right platform for you. Don't miss the call and register here!

Events - EIC ePitching on Agritech, Food and Beverages: sustainability and technology holding hands for a better future

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

New month, new ePitching with investors. February’s session was focused on Agritech and organised in partnership with EuroQuity – BPI France. On 16th February, seven EIC-funded SMEs had the opportunity to pitch in front of a jury of investors from  Blu1877 – Barilla GroupLeadX Capital PartnersFaraday Venture PartnersMitsuiBalderton CAPITALEleven VenturesSouth Central Ventures and Five Seasons Venture. Let’s discover the winner and impressions from the session.

World Day of Social Justice: Meet 3 EIC-funded start-ups using tech for social good

The EIC created a new Story | 1 month ago

The digital economy's growth is deepening existing inequalities between countries, and the pandemic chaos is triggering a new economic crisis. Over 60 per cent of all workers lack employment contracts, and 600 million new jobs need to be created by 2030. In this context, this year's commemoration of the World Day of Social Justice supports solutions to achieve poverty eradication, the promotion of full employment and access to social well-being for all. Some European start-ups are using tech to tackle issues such as unemployment, equality, or social protection. On the World Day of Social Justice, discover how 3 EIC-funded innovations are making a social impact.  

Stories: Discover ThrustMe: The French start-up that is revolutionising space

The EIC created a new Story | 2 months ago

The space industry is looking for new ways to ensure economic and environmental space sustainability with the rise of satellite mega-constellations. A solution lies in using in-orbit propulsion, but traditional systems are not fit for the New Space paradigm.