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Press corner on European Innovation Council action for Ukrainian innovation community

Press corner on EIC action for Ukraine

On Thursday 9 June Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, will announce an ambitious European Innovation Council (EIC) action for Ukrainian innovation community. This initiative will provide direct financial and non-financial support for Ukrainian deep tech start-ups. The Commissioner will be accompanied by:

  • Olha Stefanishyna, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration
  • Taavi Madiberk, EIC Board Member

The press corner will take place at the occasion of the adoption of the amended 2022 EIC work programme.

Background information

The European Innovation Council is aimed at researchers, entrepreneurs and companies developing projects with high market potential. The Programme offers significant funding and investment to support the risks associated with the development of new, 'disruptive' technologies.

The EIC has a total budget of more than €10 billion and is implemented by the EIC and SME Executive Agency (EISMEA).

Livestream will be available on EbS: EbS European Commission livestreaming

  • innovation
  • Thursday 9 June 2022, 10:00 - 10:30 (CEST)
  • Live streaming available

Practical information

Thursday 9 June 2022, 10:00 - 10:30 (CEST)
Berlaymont press corner