European Innovation Council

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Apply now to become an EIC Programme Manager

Are you a manager at an innovative cluster or SME? The European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (​EISMEA) have published a call to recruit up to six European Innovation Council (EIC) Programme Managers (PMs). Programme Managers direct the best teams of researchers and innovators from...
Calls

Open Call for tenders under Market Surveillance programme

Clusters are invited to apply for the Call for tenders ‘Study on measuring product non-compliance’, published under the Market Surveillance programme. The new Call, launched by the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA), forecasts a maximum budget of 320,000EUR for a contract...
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European Innovation Council supports innovative start-ups and SMEs

Since 2020, the European Innovation Council (EIC) Fund has approved 111 investments for highly innovative start-ups and SMEs, totalling around €500 million. Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth said: “The EIC Fund has developed incredibly quickly and...
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European Innovation Council Transition: Calls opening soon

The European Innovation Council (EIC) is a key novelty of Horizon Europe that represents the most ambitious innovation initiative that Europe has developed to date, with a budget of €10 billion for the period 2021–2027. Transition mechanism The EIC’s Transition mechanism is opening soon and will...
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Record number of applications for final EIC Accelerator Pilot funding

The number of applications to the last European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator Pilot cut-off before the launch of the fully-fledged EIC is higher than any previous cut-off and more than double that in May. The number of requests in blended finance (grant and equity) is also the largest ever...
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Submerge yourself in Stockholm’s vibrant innovation scene with the EIC

Visit innovation hubs with the EIC The virtual visit to innovation hubs is a novel concept, brought to you by the European Innovation Council (EIC) Business Acceleration Services. It combines the unique elements of flagship EIC events (ocrporate days, investors days and community trainings), while...
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First “Green Deal” funding from European Innovation Council awards €307 million to 64 start-ups

The European Innovation Council has awarded over €307 million to 64 game-changing ‘green deal’ start-ups and SMEs contributing to the objectives of the European Green Deal Strategy and the Recovery Plan for Europe. Winning proposals range from innovative solutions for the automotive, aerospace and...
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APRE Roundtable "Towards Horizon Europe": EIC, Clusters and Missions - A Threefold Perspective to Empower Innovation

Clusters approach, R&I Missions, European Innovation Council: three of the most debated issues in the Brussels R&I arena will become a reality as Horizon Europe is launched. APRE, the Italian Agency for the Promotion of European Research organises, in collaboration with the European Commission, the...