Funding opportunies with EIC Accelerator provide a great source of support for innovative European companies. The EIC Accelerator is a pilot project under the European Innovation Council. It aims to drive growth by funding risky, promising startups and small firms. It offers funding to support innovators, entrepreneurs, SMEs as well as high-level scientists developing breakthrough… Continue reading Funding Opportunies with EIC Accelerator
Individual Evaluation Report or IER is the model on which the evaluation of the individual proposal dedicated to the EIC Accelerator is based. Basically, the European Innovation Council has prepared an evaluation grid based on 5 main applications: Operational Capacity, Sub-contracting, Technical Readiness Level (TRL), Use of embryonic stem cells (hESC) and Scope of the… Continue reading Individual Evaluation Report (IER) to assess the EIC Proposal
Being concise, yet effectively communicating operational capacity, is key to EIC success. Word limits on proposals require applicants to cover all points succinctly within established parameters on the submission platform. The applicant organization and partnered groups must possess the ability to carry out the proposed project. Proposals need to demonstrate this operational capacity through factual… Continue reading Key to EIC Success with Proposals
Large startups like Uber and AirBnb have seen tremendous growth, but building a sustainable business is challenging. Many new ideas fail by overlooking critical factors for long-term success. How can you ensure your business achieves its goals? Proper execution of 8 steps for success is key. These steps, outlined below, guide businesses in choosing the… Continue reading 8 Steps for Success in Business
Perhaps, the majority of you have ever heard or read about Horizon 2020, which is running in the period between 2014 and 2020 and it is believed to be the most sizeable initiative of the European Union so far to ensure the global competitiveness of Europe. The objectives Research and innovation unite behind the… Continue reading Horizon 2020: Who, When and How?