Launch of the new European Innovation Council

The European Innovation Council (EIC) is a key novelty of Horizon Europe and represents the most ambitious innovation initiative that Europe has taken, with a budget of €10 billion for the period 2021-2027.

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The EIC has a mission to identify, develop and scale-up breakthrough technologies and disruptive innovations. The EIC will support startups, SMEs and research teams developing high-risk, high-impact breakthrough innovation, with a particular focus on scaling up game-changing solutions that contribute to the objectives of the European Green Deal and the Recovery Plan for Europe.

New European Innovation Council | Launch ceremony

18 March (9.30 – 11.30 CET)

Statements from Heads of States and EU institutions. Short specific sessions on the contribution of the EIC to Europe’s economic recovery:

  • EIC for building businesses from breakthrough science
  • EIC for investing in deep tech
  • EIC for creating innovation ecosystems for sustainability

New European Innovation Council | Applicants’ day

19 March (9.30 – 16.30 CET)

For potential beneficiaries and stakeholders, the applicant day will provide concrete information on how the EIC works, how to apply, who is eligible, etc.

Sessions will include information on funding opportunities for research teams, startups, SMEs and investors.

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