Startup Europe comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV) - the premier programme for future European startup unicorns to engage with key US industry players will take place for the third year running.
This annual event, organised by EIT Digital and Mind the Bridge, brings together EU policy makers and 15 of the fastest growing European scaleups to meet Silicon Valley stakeholders during a highly interactive week of local presentations and meetings.
European scaleups can apply until 31 May.
The European Commission has today officially re-launched the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE) by appointing 15 high-calibre members. The Group will advise the Commission on all areas of policy where ethical, societal and fundamental rights issues intersect with the development of science and new technologies.
At a conference in Brussels organised by the European Commission, the EIT has announced plans to re-launch the competition for a new innovation community, EIT Manufacturing, at the same time as for EIT Urban Mobility in 2018.
Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, launched the third edition of the European Capital of Innovation prize. This contest will reward the European city that is building the best 'innovation ecosystem', connecting citizens, public organisations, academia, and business.
The new European Health Catapult Competition has been launched. Startups and SMEs in Medtech, Biotech and Digital health can now apply through the webpage.
The Competition gives you the chance to mature your business plan and pitching skills, to gain access to a large network of experts and investors, to attend a 2 day training, to benefit from the total of 135,000 € value awarded and to present your business idea at the EIT Health Summit in London.
Application deadline: 30 April 2017
The EIT Digital ARISE Europe program, which is part of the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme, carries out business innovation projects with its local partners, bringing together investors, startups and SMEs.
Any interested organization is invited to apply and have the chance of being connected to the largest Pan-European digital Innovation ecosystem.
The deadline for applications is April 30, 2017.
Are you interested in providing feedback on the progress made by EU-funded projects that deal with emerging technologies in the public sector? Then you may want to participate in the Open Public Review (OPR). By reviewing and scoring project deliverables and initial results, you can provide valuable feedback to the project coordinators on initial objectives, future impact and potential.