EIT RawMaterials launches its first Accelerator Programme.
This is a call for start-ups that consider they already have an innovative offering (at TRL4-6) and see the opportunity in rapidly developing this offering to the exploration, mining, mineral processing, metal, mineral and steel making and recycling industries as well as their suppliers of equipment and tools. The call is to apply for Phase 1 Invent of the EIT RawMaterials Accelerator Programme. Read more and apply until 30 July 2018!
EIT InnoEnergy supported start-up CorPower Ocean has recently announced an investment of 8.2M€ from the Swedish Energy Agency to commercialise the technology at full scale.
After 18 months of testing and final verification of survival and power generation in Scotland, CorPower has indeed proven that its technology can produce electricity at a competitive cost. Read the full story!
Today marks the beginning of the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF2018) in Toulouse. This is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe that brings together over 4000 delegates from 80 countries. At this event Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, will deliver a keynote speech on Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme proposed for 2020-2027.
The HybridHeart consortium envisions to develop and bring to the clinic a soft biocompatible artificial heart, which can completely replace a patient’s heart in a procedure similar to a heart transplant.
The Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) conferences are among the main European policy fora for innovation and regional development. The 9th edition will take place on 4-6 July 2018 in Innsbruck, Austria and will look into three smart choices for regional ecosystems of innovation: Science & Research, Entrepreneurship and Connectivity.
Discover how design-driven innovation can improve your competitiveness, efficiency and sustainability during our cost-free training at the EIT House in Brussels.
The course will provide participants with a meaningful view of the benefits and opportunities of design-driven innovation, with presentations, case studies and team work in one full day.
The target group is SMEs and SME intermediaries.
The European Council confirmed in Brussels yesterday the set-up of an European Innovation Council for market-creating innovation under the next EU long-term budget. The Council also invited the Commission to launch a new pilot initiative on breakthrough innovation within the remaining time of Horizon 2020.
A total of 242 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 30 countries have been selected for funding under the latest round of the SME Instrument. The companies will receive a total amount of €12 million to share between their projects to get their innovations faster on the market.