EIC Accelerator (SME Instrument)

The EIC Accelerator (SME Instrument) is part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot that supports top class innovators, entrepreneurs and small companies with funding opportunities and acceleration services. The main focus of the EIC Accelerator (SME Instrument) is on market-creating innovations that shape new markets and generate jobs, growth and higher standards of living. 


  • 20/12/2019

    EIC companies access tailor-made business opportunities with Galp

    On 16-17 December 2019, companies supported under the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot increased their possibilities in accelerating their business collaborating with Galp, one of the global players in the energy market. Galp opened its doors to 15 SMEs to pitch and present their business cases in Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 18/12/2019

    EIC Business Acceleration Services - 2019 wrap-up

    Coming close to the end of the year, it’s time to take a look at the achievements of 2019. With 18 matchmaking events, more than 380 SMEs involved and a satisfaction rate of 90%, the EIC Business Acceleration Services have been busy offering European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot funded companies business opportunities with investors, corporates and innovators. Read here the 2019 takeaways, discover our highlights and see how to connect with us in 2020. 
  • 12/12/2019

    INNOSUP Innovation Associate programme: making SMEs thrive

    SMEs encounter multiple challenges over their life cycle. They are often unable to access skills and knowledge and they experience more obstacles when having to recruit specialised professionals.
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