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EIC Corporate Partnership Programme: Third Edition

The European Innovation Council (EIC) has just introduced the third edition of the EIC Corporate Partnership Programme. Since its inception in 2017, the programme has become one of the EIC’s most successful business initiatives. It aids EIC-supported companies in scaling up by securing new customers and business partners. The EIC will be assisted by a… Continue reading EIC Corporate Partnership Programme: Third Edition

Understanding the EIC Seal of Excellence

In the dynamic landscape of innovation and entrepreneurship, securing funding is often the key to transforming ground-breaking ideas into reality. Recognizing this critical need, the European Union has introduced the European Innovation Council (EIC) Transition activities Seal of Excellence and the EIC Seal of Excellence. These are quality labels under Horizon Europe, the EU’s research… Continue reading Understanding the EIC Seal of Excellence

EIC 2024 Work Programme: €1.2 Billion in Funding for Innovation

The European Commission 2024 work programme of the European Innovation Council is now on. The programme focuses on strategic technologies and scaling up companies. The emphasis, specifically, is on empowering SMEs and start-ups to foster the development and scaling up of ‘deep tech’ innovations. Critical sectors include generative artificial intelligence (AI), space, critical raw materials,… Continue reading EIC 2024 Work Programme: €1.2 Billion in Funding for Innovation

Horizon Europe: a €34 billion funding gap

A recent European Commission report examined Horizon Europe. The €95.5 billion program backs research together with innovation in Europe. It requires an extra €34 billion to fully fund all high-quality proposals from 2021-2022. Of those high proposals, 71% did not receive funding. That shows a slight improvement over Horizon 2020. In that program, 74% of… Continue reading Horizon Europe: a €34 billion funding gap

European Innovation Council is revamped to enhance oversight

European Commission revamps to enhance oversight of European Innovation Council

  The European Commission reorganized its directorate general for research and innovation (RTD). The reorganization was effective last May and a new organizational chart was published. The chart revealed the transfer of management of the European Innovation Council (EIC) funding programme to the directorate for the European Research Area and Innovation. Ms. Anna Panagopoulou leads… Continue reading European Innovation Council is revamped to enhance oversight

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EIC: Business Acceleration Services

  All EIC supported projects and companies get access to coaching, mentoring, partnering and other EIC Business Acceleration Services https://eic.ec.europa.eu/eic-funding-opportunities/business-acceleration-services_en   Under Horizon Europe, the EIC support goes far beyond funding and it aims at accelerating EIC innovations and growth of top deep tech companies. Access to a range of tailor-made EIC Business Acceleration Services… Continue reading EIC: Business Acceleration Services

Update on EIC Accelerator Implementation Process

  Let’s take a look at this writing and see how we can clean it up a bit while keeping the personality. I’ll first read through for overall flow and coherence. Then I’ll do another pass focusing on: Grammar, spelling, punctuation – I’ll check for any errors and fix them without losing the cadence of… Continue reading Update on EIC Accelerator Implementation Process

European Commission: Innovation Council

The European Commission launched the European Innovation Council (EIC) with a budget of over €10 billion (in current prices) for 2021-2027 to develop and expand breakthrough innovations! The official Article HERE Based on the past programme, Horizon 2020, the new EIC not only constitutes a novelty, but it stands out globally under many aspects: It… Continue reading European Commission: Innovation Council

#HorizonEU: European Partnership on Innovative SMEs

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… Continue reading #HorizonEU: European Partnership on Innovative SMEs