Potential applicants from Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia are cordially invited to learn more about these opportunities, but also about the successes achieved within the European Innovation Council funding schemes.
High-level speakers from the European Commission (including the president of the EIC Board Michiel Scheffer), and EISMEA will present the overall strategy and give an overview of the EIC's three main funding programmes:
- EIC Pathfinder: for advanced research on breakthrough or pioneering technologies
- EIC Transition: for the transformation of research results into innovation opportunities
- EIC Accelerator: for individual companies to develop and commercialise high-risk, high-impact breakthrough innovations
You will have the opportunity to get first-hand feedback from beneficiaries: We will present success stories from Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia and provide insights that will help you increase your chances of success.
From the host countries: Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic
Introduction to European Innovation Council
Pathways to Innovation: EIC Pathfinder, Transition and Accelerator: Overview and application process
Presented by the European Commission, this session offers an overview of the European Council's flagship initiatives.
From Vision to Reality: EIC Success Stories
A spotlight on the journeys of successful EIC beneficiaries from the Pathfinder, Transition and Accelerator instruments
The Decision Makers: Insights from EIC Evaluators, Jury Members, and the EIC Fund
How to prepare a successful proposal for the EIC Accelerator
Featuring EIC evaluators, jury members and representatives from the EIC Fund and the European Commission
The event will be held in English.
This infoday is jointly organised by the European Commission, the Austrian Ministry of Labour and Economy (BMAW), the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), the Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information (SCSTI), the Research and Innovation Authority (VAIA), BIC Bratislava, the Technology Centre Prague and the South Moravian Innovation Centre (JIC).