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Our mission is to push human boundaries every day a little further. That’s why, although technology is our DNA, we always keep humans at the center. We believe in the boundless power of an enlightened human brain expressing its full potential, and we’re always looking for new talented minds to join our team.

July 23, 2021

The European Innovation Council Announces the Dates of the First EIC Summit

The EC has announced that the European Innovation Council Summit will be held in Brussels on 24 - 25 November 2021. The Summit is dedicated to deep t

July 16, 2021

Switzerland loses “Associated Country” Status Under Horizon Europe

It is now official: the European Commission has communicated that Switzerland will be a non-associated third country under Horizon Europe for the call

July 8, 2021

NanoVation Becomes the First Israeli SME to Secure Blended Finance From the EIC Accelerator

The European Innovation Council has announced that has completed a €5 million investment in Israeli Medical Start-up NanoVation. The equity investment

July 2, 2021

The EC Publishes the SME Annual Report 2020/2021

The European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA) has just published their yearly SME performance review, one of the main tools the E

June 25, 2021

The EIC Announces New Funding and Mentoring Opportunities for Women-led Companies

In an article written in April by our CEO Valentina Loisi, we anticipated the news on Women TechEU and all the other initiatives the European Commissi

June 3, 2021

The EIC Announces the Launch of the Overseas Trade Fairs 2.0 Programme

The EIC has announced the second edition of the Overseas Trade Fairs (OTF) programme, the scheme enabling EIC beneficiaries to showcase their innovati

May 19, 2021

The Strategic Health Technologies Challenge in the EIC Accelerator: Three Examples of Companies Funded by the EIC

The new EIC Accelerator is Horizon Europe's tool for Deep Tech SMEs and startups. The programme finances the most innovative projects with a unique co

May 13, 2021

Five must-read newsletters on the Horizon Europe EIC Accelerator

In need of fresh resources and information on the EIC Accelerator? You can have them delivered directly to your inbox. Alien Technology Transfer Europ

May 6, 2021

Energy Storage Innovations in the EIC Accelerator Green Deal Call: Three Examples of Companies Funded by the EIC

In December 2019 the European Commission launched its European Green Deal plan of action, setting very ambitious goals for achieving carbon neutrality

April 30, 2021

Funding Opportunities for Mental Health Startups, What’s on the Horizon?

While the European Parliament voted to finally unlock the €95.5B Horizon Europe research programme, a recent article from Science Business has shed a