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European Innovation Council (EIC) Local Info Day in Serbia

Register and join the EIC Info Day on 22 March 2023, in Belgrade.

Local Info Day Serbia

On 22 March 2023, the European Innovation Council (EIC) is organising an Info Day in Belgrade.

This info session will particularly focus on EIC Accelerator Scheme, which supports start-ups and SMEs to develop and scale up deep-tech and disruptive innovative products or services at the advanced technological level (TRL 6-9).

Its objective is to provide companies-applicants to the EIC Accelerator with practical information on the programme goals, support and specifically, on how the EIC investment fund works. 

Moderator of the event: Iva Vuksanović, Senior Advisor at the Center for Programs of Support to the Economy and MSMEs at the CCIS

For further information, please check the agenda.

If you want to attend this session, please register by sending an email to euatpks [dot] rs (eu[at]pks[dot]rs).

  • innovation
  • Wednesday 22 March 2023, 08:30 - 16:00 (CET)
  • Belgrade, Serbia


  1. 22 Mar 2023, 08:30 - 09:00 (CET)
  2. 09:00 - 09:30 (CET)
    Opening Remarks

    Marko Čadež, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia

    Jelena Begović, Minister of Science, Technological Development and Innovation of Serbia

    Tanja Miščević, Minister of European Integration

  3. 09:30 - 10:00 (CET)
    The European Innovation Council: Support for Deep-tech Innovators and Researchers

    Keith SEQUEIRA, Head of Unit, EIC Board, Strategy and Feedback to Policy, EISMEA

  4. 10:00 - 10:30 (CET)
    EIC Accelerator and EIC Fund: What, How and Why? With Q&A Session

    Albena Kuyumdzhieva, Policy Adviser, EIC Board, Strategy and Feedback to Policy, EISMEA

  5. 10:30 - 10:45 (CET)
    Testimonials from EIC Applicants and Beneficiaries

    Angela Ivanova, LAM’ON Bulgaria

  6. 10:45 - 11:00 (CET)
  7. 11:00 - 11:30 (CET)
    Coffee Break
  8. 11:30 - 11:45 (CET)
    The Role of the Serbian NCPs

    Representative of the Ministry of Science, Technological Development and Innovation

  9. 11:45 - 11:55 (CET)
    Enterprise Europe Network - The World's Largest Support Network for SMEs with Potential to Innovate and Grow Internationally

    Marija Popović, Project Advisor at the European Innovation Council and SMEs Agency (EISMEA)

  10. 11:55 - 12:05 (CET)
    Project X2.0 - Enhancing Synergies between the EIC and Startup Europe

    Nataša Vujnović Sedlar, EEN advisor BINS

  11. 12:05 - 12:15 (CET)
    The Innovation Fund current programs

    Aleksandra Todorović, Expert Advisor for the implementation of programs and projects

  12. 12:15 - 12:30 (CET)
    Q&A Session
  13. 12:30 - 13:30 (CET)
  14. 13:30 - 13:50 (CET)
    Pitching Techniques and Pitch Deck Preparation

    Albena Kuyumdzhieva, Policy Adviser, EISMEA

  15. 13:50 - 15:00 (CET)
    Tips and Tricks on How to Become Successful Applicant of the EIC Accelerator Funding Opportunities
    • Representative of Desing company (Serbia)
    • Angela Ivanova, LAM’ON (Bulgaria)
    • Zoran Nasteski, Qpick (Poland)
    • Selma Durmo, 3ANPharma d.o.o (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
    • Ivana Matić, Accelerator Evaluator (Serbia)

    Moderator: Igor Milek, SPIRIT Slovenia

  16. 15:00 - 16:00 (CET)

Practical information

Wednesday 22 March 2023, 08:30 - 16:00 (CET)
Metropol Palace Hotel, Lavender Hall
Bulevar kralja Aleksandra 69, Belgrade, Serbia