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Alien’s nature is to never stop at the surface. We focus. We dive. We analyse. Just as there are no limits to innovation, there are no limits to knowledge and curiosity. What differentiates us is our eagerness to expand our boundaries and make it familiar ground.

February 2, 2024

European Innovation Council (EIC) Work Programme 2024

The European Innovation Council has published the 2024 European Innovation Council (EIC) Work Programme funded by the European Union’s Horizon Europe

January 11, 2024

June 2023 EIC Winners Announced: 47 Companies Secure Funding for Innovation

A new set of 47 companies have been selected to receive European Innovation Council (EIC) funding, combining grants and equity, following the third 20

October 26, 2023

AI and the Law: An In-Depth Look at the Current Legal Landscape

We certainly cannot say that change will come. At this point, change is happening and AI use is a fact. This is for sure something you have heard cou

October 19, 2023

Key Factors Public Funding Evaluators & Private Investors Look for in a Deep Tech Start-up before Investing

The combination of both public and private funding catalyses the growth of deep tech start-ups, enabling them to advance their technologies to market-

July 4, 2023

EIC Winners Announced: 51 Companies Secure EIC Funding for Impact-Driven Innovations

The European Innovation Council (EIC) has announced the winners of its highly anticipated funding program. Following a rigorous selection process, 51

June 27, 2023

Alien’s Partnership with HTXL: Revolutionizing Deep Tech Ventures for Societal Impact

In a world grappling with complex challenges, the need for innovative solutions has never been greater. HighTechXL (HTXL), an organization based in th

June 13, 2023

A Guide to Financial Planning for Innovation Startups

The company's ability to meet its financial commitments even in times of severe discontinuity is the main guarantee of the health of the business. Thi

June 28, 2023

The Anatomy of a Venture Studio: Exploring the Structure and Operations

Venture studios have emerged as a powerful model for nurturing and supporting startups in today's dynamic business landscape. With their unique approa

April 19, 2023

EIC ACCELERATOR: IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS OF 2023 FIRST FULL APPLICATION CUT-OFF

The European Innovation Council has released the final results of the first 2023 EIC Accelerator full application cut-off, and if you have been tracki

May 23, 2023

FROM MDGS TO SDGS: ACCELERATING PROGRESS TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE IN TIMES OF CRISIS

Back in 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were adopted with the objective of reducing poverty and improving the lives of the world's poore