EASME news

  • 11/11/2019

    The European IP Helpdesk Annual Event 2019: Go-To-Market-Strategies

    For its annual stakeholder event, the European IP Helpdesk Team has decided to set the focus on the key role of Intellectual Property when it comes to successful go-to-market-strategies.The event will take place on 26 November 2019 in EASME's premises in Brussels. It will be an ideal opportunity to look at diverse go-to-market strategies from various perspectives and to win new insights. 
  • 11/11/2019

    287 innovators selected for funding under EIC’s SME Instrument Phase 1

    A total of 287 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) form 31 countries have been selected for funding under the last round of the EIC SME Instrument, in the so-called Phase 1 of the programme, now known as the EIC Accelerator. The companies will receive a total amount of €14.15 million to share between their projects to get their innovations faster on the market.
  • 10/10/2019

    One-to-EU Meetings at ECOMONDO: book your slot today!

    The European Commission will take part once again in Ecomondo. The annual trade fair for the green and circular economy will take place in Rimini, Italy, from 5 to 8 November 2019.
  • 07/10/2019

    SPECTO technology makes your experience of Athletics World Championships in Doha more precise than ever before

    European Innovation Council pilot-funded company Angular Velocity Oy is participating in the Athletics World Championships in Doha with the technology SPECTO Athletics. The 2019 World Championships will see a quantum leap in graphic production and analysis, using the combined expertise of Seiko, Hawkeye, Angular Velocity and Deltatre.
  • 25/09/2019

    EIC pilot innovator Unbabel raises 60 million dollars

    Artificial intelligence translation platform Unbabel has hit a record fundraising round with 60 million dollars. The company will be able to extend its services to more languages and offer automated translations to clients across the globe.
  • 24/09/2019

    Virtual e-pitches link chemicals sector companies with top investors.

    On 18 September, six companies in the chemicals industry supported by the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot, pitched their innovative ideas digitally to a number of investors during the first e-pitching session of the year.
  • 24/09/2019

    HappyOrNot gets extra 25 million dollars in private investment

    Finnish innovator HappyOrNot is the company behind the smiley faces on the customer feedback satisfaction terminals that in a very short time have become part of our customer landscape.  And be prepared to see more of them! This company that has received funding from the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot has recently secured 25 million dollars in a series A funding round, led by Verdane.   
  • 24/09/2019

    Innovation Kitchen: EIC Accelerator pilot in numbers

    The EIC Accelerator pilot – previously known as the SME Instrument – carefully selects the best innovators in Europe and bridges the critical investment gap in early-stage innovation, making the companies an ideal investment opportunity for follow-up investment from private entities. The 2019 edition of the Innovation Kitchen report presents the portfolio of successful companies emerging from Europe’s most wanted innovation funding programme for small businesses.
  • 23/09/2019

    The European Commission at Ecomondo 2019: EU Programmes for your circular ideas.

    Once again the European Commission will take part in Ecomondo, the annual trade fair for the green and circular economy. The expo will take place in Rimini, Italy from 5 to 8 November 2019. It will bring together all sectors of the circular economy, from material and energy recovery to sustainable development.
  • EIC pilot to invest €210 million in 210 innovative projects help them access the market faster
    13/09/2019

    EIC pilot to invest €210 million in 108 innovative projects to help them access the market faster

    108 innovative projects will get support from the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot to bring their innovations faster onto the market. The total amount to be distributed to the projects under the EIC Accelerator and the Fast Track to Innovation strands of the EIC pilot is €210.216 million. Each project will receive between €0.5 and €3 million. With this funding and extra business acceleration support, innovative companies will be able to finance their close-to-market innovation activities and get on the market faster. 

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