Innovation kitchen

Europe is home to many innovative start-ups and SMEs, yet few succeed to scale up and become global leaders.

Public policy and funding need to fill the gaps in the existing support schemes and cover each stage of the innovation chain – from idea to market deployment – and scale-up. The EIC pilot supports top-class innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists with bright ideas and the ambition to scale up internationally. It was created in 2018 to bring together and improve the parts of Horizon 2020 that provide funding, advice and networking opportunities for those at cutting-edge of innovation. This report presents the market performance of the EIC Accelerator Pilot portfolio. It includes all the companies selected under the EIC Accelerator Pilot from 2014 until 2019, throughout the programme’s evolution into the enhanced EIC Pilot. Investors, corporates and procurers will discover why and how to work with the EIC portfolio.

Themes: Research policy and organisation, Enterprise