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European Capital of Innovation Awards Info Day - 28 April 2022

Join this informative webinar to learn more about the 8th edition of the European Capital of Innovation Awards (iCapital). Applications are open and the deadline for submissions is 30 June 2022.

ICapital Info Day

On 28th April, the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA) is organizing an informative webinar to learn more about the 8th edition of the European Capital of Innovation Awards (iCapital). Applications are open and the deadline for submissions is 30 June 2022.

This year's edition recognises the cities’ contribution to developing local innovation ecosystems for the benefit of innovators and the wellbeing of their citizens. The awards are aimed at rewarding the most innovative city practices in the framework of a developed, multi-faceted, well-functioning city innovation ecosystem that boosts game-changing innovation.

During this informative session, you will discover its main novelties, especially its eligibility and award criteria. Moreover, you will discover the details of the category 'The European Rising Innovative City' that targets towns and cities with a population of more than 50,000 and less than 250,000 inhabitants, and of 'The European Capital of Innovation' category open for cities with more than 250,000 inhabitants.

Discover how your city can win one of the 6 available prizes (total budget of 1.8 Million EUR).

Please send your questions, comments and feedback to EISMEA-ICAPITAL@ec.europa.eu

 

Agenda 

11.00Welcome and presentation of the European Capital of Innovation Awards 2022
11.20Testimonial of Dortmund: winner of the European Capital of Innovation category 2021, by Angela Maertin, Science and Academia officer, coordinator of Dortmund's iCapital Application
11.30Testimonial of Vantaa: winner of the European Rising Innovative City category 2021, by Susanna Issakainen, Development Manager
11.40Q&A on Sli.do with #Icapital2022
12.15Final remarks
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Practical information

When
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Languages
English
Organisers
European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Contacts

General contact

Name
ICapital Team
Organisation
EISMEA
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