The existing differences between venture capital and private equity mainly relate to the objectives set by the related funds. Venture Capital, in fact, was born as a subcategory of private equity. Private equity (PE) refers to all transactions carried out by institutional investors in companies that already have a consolidated history behind them and need financial partners to carry out… Continue reading Private Equity and Venture Capital: key differences
The idea behind NTR BIOSENSORS was born from a personal experience of the entrepreneurial team: new technologies to rehabilitate and reduce the danger of new post-trauma injuries. An idea born from patients, for patients. NTR BIOSENSORS introduces dynamic load monitoring applied to the injured limb. Our aim is to avoid post-trauma injuries related to overloading… Continue reading #AmazingProjects: let’s talk about “NTR Biosensor”
Andriotto Financial Services is very pleased to support Empath Design during their journey with the Horizon Europe programme! About the company: Empath Design Factory helps create mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their customers. They have created the first social identification code that brings together owners of the same product. Thanks to this innovation, it… Continue reading #AmazingProjects: let’s talk about “Empath Design”
EIC Investment Guidelines have been updated to provide more clarity to applicants and to reflect recent changes in the management of the EIC Fund. It will remain in place until the end of 2022. The new set of EIC Investment Guidelines provides information to applicants and selected companies, as well as to potential co-investors. It explains in detail the investment… Continue reading Revised EIC: Investment Guidelines available (2022)
All EIC supported projects and companies get access to coaching, mentoring, partnering and other EIC Business Acceleration Services In addition to the coaching & training and access to corporates, investors and procurers, EIC-supported researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs have access to the EIC Greenhouse Gas (EIC GHG) programme. With the EIC GHG programme, part of… Continue reading EIC Greenhouse Gas Programme
1) EIC Accelerator – di cosa si tratta? “The EIC Accelerator supports individual Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), in particular Startups and spinout companies to develop and scaleup game-changing innovations. In some cases small mid-caps (up to 500 employees) are supported.” Una delle opportunità offerte per le imprese (di ogni dimensioni), start-up e idee innovative,… Continue reading EIC Accelerator: la migliore opportunità per finanziare il tuo progetto!
The European Partnership on Innovative SMEs is a new call from the Horizon Europe Framework Programme. What’s expected? The projects are expected to show an active contribution to the following outcomes: Improved knowledge transfer in the innovative SMEs ecosystem. Through increased and sustained collaboration between SMEs, public research partners and academia; Mitigation of difficulties in… Continue reading #HorizonEU: European Partnership on Innovative SMEs
AFS has been working side by side with CO2BioClean to offer them support in their search for valid investors. And, as sponsors and financial partners of the project, we are very pleased to announce that… the CO2BioClean project has obtained an EIC contribution of €6.6 million! Its innovative concept, the support of a… Continue reading CO2BioClean: a great success!
SMEs: the engine of today’s economy. Is you Start-up/SME eligible to apply for the EIC Accelerator? Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) represent 99% of all businesses in the European Union. They are the driving disruptive mechanism for innovative solutions and a digital sustainable economy, in front of the revolution to tackle challenges like climate change,… Continue reading SMEs: the engine of today’s economy. Is your Start-up/SME eligible to apply for the EIC Accelerator?
“The secret sauce to writing a successful European proposal: 6 tips to achieve the European Innovation Council excellence”. Every project is unique on its weaknesses and strengths. The EIC Accelerator is one of the most competitive and advantageous funding programmes now available. All the innovation aspects of your proposal will be part of the evaluation;… Continue reading The secret sauce to writing a successful European proposal: 6 tips to achieve the European Innovation Council excellence