20 EIC companies selected for business acceleration event with SUEZ in BarcelonaThe European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot and SUEZ, in partnership with Naturgy, are promoting a networking and pitching event at the Museu Agbar de les Aigües in Barcelona on 14 and 15 November. A selected number of companies funded by the EIC pilot will have the chance to share their vision towards a circular economy.
2223 small businesses seek funding under the EIC SME InstrumentThe European Commission received 2223 proposals for the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot‘s SME Instrument Phase 1 before the latest cut-off date on 7 November 2018. SMEs from 41 countries submitted proposals. Stay tuned – results will come out in December 2018.
Keynote speeches from EIC Innovators' Summit in BerlinDid you miss our keynote speeches at the EIC Innovators' Summit in Berlin? On 9-11 September we had the chance to hear notably from Corinne, Vigreux, Co-founder of Tom-Tom, HR guru Annemie Ries, and Luc De Bois from Orange Business Services. If you didn't see them yet, not to worry - you can watch them all on our dedicated playlist.
Electrolux hosts EIC pilot innovators to promote business acceleration14 companies funded by the EIC pilot travelled to the Electrolux Innovation Factory in Italy to share their vision and explore business opportunities with Electrolux managers and partners.
New energy labelling tool helps you save money on heatingFunded by Horizon 2020 LabelPack A+ project developed a free energy labelling tool to support the most efficient choices in heating systems. It calculates and produces the energy label for customised packages of space, water and combination heaters.
Give your feedback on the re-use of plastic wasteWould you like to give your opinion about the re-use of plastic waste? FiberEUse, a Horizon 2020-funded project, has recently launched the "FiberEUse Idea Manager" platform. The users can provide feedback on the design of solutions elaborated within the project, also grading different alternatives. The highest rated ideas will be manufactured as prototypes and showcased at the 2020 Milan Design week.
Driving investment in energy efficiency services through quality assuranceFunded by Horizon 2020 QualitEE project aims to build trust in energy efficiency services and providers by fostering a common understanding of ‘good quality’ and standardising quality aspects of energy efficiency services across Europe.
VOYAGE: how COSME helped develop entrepreneurial travelOn EU Tourism Day 2018, let's take a look at VOYAGE and how COSME supports projects in the tourism sector.
EIC pilot-funded Sensius steals the show winning the EBAN-EASME October Scaleup of the Month and the EBAN Winter Summit Pitching ContestIn May 2018, the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot’s funded company Sensius won the first EBAN-EASME Scaleup of the Month. As the winner of the ePitch, Sensius was invited to pitch at the EBAN Winter Summit. Two weeks ago in Luxembourg at EBAN’s (the European Business Angel Network) Winter Summit, Sensius stole the show by winning the Pitching Contest.
Finnish startup Varjo raises €27m to launch its virtual reality headset on the marketVirtual reality resolution is still very far from human-eye resolution. Or at least it used to be. EIC-funded start-up Varjo just raised a €27m private financing for its new technology, which is able to reproduce the level of detail of human sight in virtual reality (VR) products.