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Stories of Impact: Lightpoint Medical secures £5 Million for product commercialization

The EIC created a new Story | 12 December 2018

European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot’s funded company Lightpoint Medical, a leader in intraoperative molecular imaging and sensing, has secured £5 million in equity finance to fuel the company’s commercial growth. Investors included existing and new shareholders Cambridge Capital Group, Venture Founders, Coutts Investment Club, Envestors, Fund Twenty8, SyndicateRoom, and Oxford Technology. 

Events: Looking for investors to finance your Deep Tech innovation?

The EIC created a new Story | 7 December 2018

The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot and Nasdaq invite you to apply for an exclusive pitching event for Deep Tech companies in Stockholm, Sweden. Don’t miss this opportunity to pitch your business to top-tier European investors, meet with like-minded entrepreneurs and explore new finance opportunities. Applications are open until 2 January 2019.

Stories of Impact: Nuritas lands €30m backing from European Investment Bank

The EIC created a new Story | 6 December 2018

European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot’s funded company Nuritas, Dublin-based start-up backed by U2’s Bono and The Edge as well as Salesforce’s Marc Benioff, has become the first Irish biotech to gain direct support from the European Investment Bank (EIB) with a new funding round worth €30m.

Stories of Impact: Sulapac welcomes Chanel as an investor

The EIC created a new Story | 5 December 2018

European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot’s funded company Sulapac, the Finnish company listed among the top-100 hottest start-ups in Europe by Wired Magazine, welcomes the French luxury house Chanel as investor, the first coming from the cosmetic industry. Aiming to tackle the accumulation of non-biodegradable plastics, Sulapac has developed an innovative material which responds to consumers' growing desire to find environmentally friendly products or packaging.

Stories of Impact: Hendrik Hutting joins Kitepower’s advisory board

The EIC created a new Story | 3 December 2018

European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot’s funded company Kitepower, whose focus is to develop the future generation of wind energy systems, welcomed Hendrik Hutting as part of their advisory board last month as enthusiastic investor and pioneering wind energy entrepreneur.

Stories of Impact: PENSUMO won the Startup category in the Spanish Awards "Los II Premios Digitales El Español"

The EIC created a new Story | 29 November 2018

European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot’s funded compan PENSUMO won the Start-up category in the second edition of the Spanish Awards - Los II Premios Digitales El Español, with the collaboration of Omicrono and El Androide Libre, last November 8.

News: EIC Horizon Prize on affordable high-tech for humanitarian aid

The EIC created a new Story | 27 November 2018

The European Commission is awarding €5 million to the best proven solutions on Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid. EIC Horizon Prizes are part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.

Open Call: Share your vision for the future of healthcare and personal care with Evonik

The EIC created a new Story | 26 November 2018

On 5 and 6 February 2019, a selected number of highly innovative companies funded by the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot will have the opportunity to present their business cases and ideas and to connect and network with Evonik managers in Essen, Germany.