The Innovation Radar is an initiative supported by the European Commission focussing on the identification of high potential innovations and the key innovators behind them in FP7, CIP and Horizon 2020 projects.
Startup Europe ramps up the connected Digital Single Market through a set of EU initiatives to increase networking opportunities for startups, investors and accelerators. This thriving ecosystem multiplies jobs, growth and investment.
The Open and Disruptive Innovation (ODI) scheme aims to foster the development of fast-growing, innovative SMEs with promising, close-to market ideas bearing high disruptive potential in terms of products, services, models, and markets.
Startup Europe coordinates EU work to connect clusters and ecosystems across Europe and aims at bringing stronger coherence between the different EU initiatives. It links up national and regional Ministries, innovation agencies and other stakeholders.
Horizon 2020 aims to bridge the gap between research and the market. Access to funding is part of this, helping to ensure that entrepreneurs and businesses have the capital they need to turn their ideas and products into commercial successes.