Since its launching in March 2021, significant progress has been made in implementing the European Innovation Council (EIC) building on the successful pilot stage (2018-20): over 4000 start-ups have applied to the EIC Accelerator and a first set of 164 companies have been selected for funding up to now. The EIC Pathfinder and Transition programmes… Continue reading EIC Accelerator: update on implementation process
What is Horizon Europe? Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation with a budget of €95.5 billion. It tackles climate change, helps to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and boosts the EU’s competitiveness and growth. The programme facilitates collaboration and strengthens the impact of research and innovation in developing,… Continue reading Horizon Europe Calls: Renewable Energy
The Programme: Horizon Europe Framework Programme (HORIZON) The Call: Partnership on Innovative SMEs (HORIZON-EIE-2021-INNOVSMES-01) European Partnership on Innovative SMEs From the EU Official Website 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… Continue reading #HorizonEU: European Partnership on Innovative SMEs
Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation with a budget of €95.5 billion. It tackles climate change, helps to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and boosts the EU’s competitiveness and growth. The programme facilitates collaboration and strengthens the impact of research and innovation in developing, supporting and implementing EU… Continue reading Horizon Europe: The Missions
Every startup that needs funding and investment to develop its project, has its best shot with the EIC accelerator. But let’s start from the basis: What is the EIC accelerator “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… Continue reading Why you need consulting service for preparing an EIC accelerator proposal?
The TRL (acronym for Technology Readiness Level) is a method for understanding the maturity of technologies during the acquisition phase of a program. It enables consistent and uniform discussions across different types of technologies, allowing precise development follow up: the TRL spans from level 1 up to level 9, which is the most mature stage. The European Commission… Continue reading TRL: What’s It About?
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?
It is important for even the most successful businesses to understand why they need advisory boards. It is easy to overestimate a company’s capabilities and assume it can overcome every market change. Even the smartest entrepreneurs can lose perspective when emotionally invested. This is why successful businesses need advisory – an advisory board of experts… Continue reading Why Successful Businesses Need Advisory Boards