Every project is unique on its weaknesses and strengths. This article gives six tips for writing a successful grant proposal, in particular for submission to the European Innovation Council (EIC). The EIC Accelerator is one of the most competitive and advantageous funding programmes now available. All the innovation aspects of your proposal will be… Continue reading The secret sauce to writing a successful grant proposal: 6 tips to achieve the European Innovation Council excellence
Companies have become fixated on innovation and realizing its potential through innovative storytelling techniques. Many have found that framing new ideas as stories that are emotionally compelling can help move projects forward faster with less resistance, both internally and externally. As a result, both start-ups and established firms are experimenting with methods like futuristic hackathons… Continue reading Innovative Storytelling
When it comes to EIC Horizon project, the concept of work packages is central. Work packages provide important information when preparing the Horizon Project Proposal and budget and project evaluators assess them as a key area. What is Work Package? A work package is the smallest unit of a Work Breakdown Structure. When preparing a… Continue reading Work Packages in EIC Horizon Applications
In its core practice AFS has come across dozens of start-ups of all sorts and makes. Some truly successful, some just about to make it, some lacking, the vast expanse of mediocre ones and last-but-not-least truly odd ones. We often ask ourselves the question what is an innovative start-up and what makes it earn funding.… Continue reading What is an Innovative Start-Up?