Among the pilot projects of the European Innovation Council, there is the EIC Accelerator: a great funding opportunity to drive economic growth, dedicated to innovators, entrepreneurs, SMEs and high-level scientists. The opportunity of the EIC Accelerator includes both economic support and acceleration services for high-risk, high-potential small and medium-sized enterprises to develop and market new… Continue reading EIC Accelerator: funding opportunities to drive economic growth
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 IER – Individual Evaluation Report to assess the EIC Proposal
Before starting with the essence we need to stress the importance of being concise and to the point. Word limits do apply and are controlled by the web-based submission platform. This means that all the points below need to be covered, but within the limits set out. First the applicant organisation and all partners involved… Continue reading How to be successful in writing an EIC proposal
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 sizable 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?