Our flagship event, the European Innovation Council Summit 2024, will take place on 18 and 19 March as part of the Research & Innovation week.
Celebrating the 40-year journey through the Research and Innovation Framework Programmes, the R&I Week 2024 will debate the future of R&I and shape the contribution to EU political priorities, in particular the EU Tech Sovereignty and Competitiveness.
The R&I week also includes the Belgian Presidency event on Innovative Procurement, taking over from the EIC Summit on the late afternoon of 19 March and continuing until the afternoon of 20 March. After that, it’s the start of the Research and Innovation days providing a full R&I related programme, closing at the end of the 21st of March
Day 1, 18 March 2024, our flagship event will kick off with a joint opening of the Research & Innovation week.
Day 2, 19 March, will be fully dedicated to EIC beneficiaries with workshops covering diverse issues for researchers and entrepreneurs, such as intellectual property rights, investments, or scaling up your company.
Benefit from this year's event: very soon and further to your registration, it will be possible to download the networking app. Be ready to schedule your meetings and network through the whole event!
5 reasons to join:
- Meet and network with the different ecosystem partners: start-ups, procurers, researchers, policy makers and investors
- Discuss European innovation policy developments & challenges
- Meet the EIC ambassador and hear more about their experience
- Ask your questions to EC experts and discover how you can benefit from the programmes
- Learn practical tips & tricks for your future applications
The Summit will feature an exhibition made of different projects, funded by the European Innovation Council under different programmes and schemes.
In the context of the EIC Summit 2024, several satellite events will take place:
On 18th March 2024, in Tour and Taxis (Shed 1):
- Accelerating European Deep tech Startups: Unleashing Innovation and Growth
- Ecosystem Partnership - Partners gathering
- EIC Tech2Market Peer learning group: exchanging practices on training and coaching innovative researchers
- Transition companies looking for investors
On 19th March 2024, in Maison de la Poste:
On 20th March 2024, in North Light Building:
- EIC Pathfinder Challenge Info Day
- - register by 23 February
Stay tuned and discover the winners of the European Innovation Council Prizes!
On 18 March and 20 March we will award the winners of the European Prize for Women Innovators and of the European Innovation Procurement Awards.