Jury Members

The EIC pilot needs entrepreneurs and innovators to help evaluate proposals that could develop the next game-changing innovation. Find out how to become a jury member.

How to become a jury member for the EIC pilot

Are you an entrepreneur or investor with experience in helping innovative companies to grow? Do you care about how new technologies can transform society? If so, you could become one of our evaluators.

Our evaluators review proposals, including business plans. A small group will form the jury to interview the best candidates and decide on funding.

We are particularly looking to expand the pool of expert evaluators to include.

  • entrepreneurs who have founded and scaled up innovative enterprises at European or global level
  • investors (including those affiliated with banks, venture capitalists, business angels, crowd-funders etc.)
  • experts involved in the innovation ecosystem (business schools, universities, innovation hubs, accelerators, etc.)

If you are interested in becoming a jury member for the EIC pilot, please complete both steps

  1. Register as an expert on the Horizon 2020 Participant Portal. Please fill in your data and select keywords that match your expertise. Under the tab 'Area of Expertise – Specialist fields' please also select the keyword 'market-creating innovation'
  2. Send an e-mail to EASME-EIC-INVESTORS@ec.europa.eu, mentioning your expert number from the website mentioned above (example: EX2017A123456)

Information relating to the working conditions of evaluators pdf