Welcome to the incoming EIC Board President
The European Commission appointed Michiel Scheffer as President of the Board of the European Innovation Council (EIC).
Get funding & investment
Building on promising research results to demonstrate and mature the technology and develop business plans for specific applications
Funding and investments through the EIC Fund for individual start-ups and small companies to develop and scale up game changing innovations
Take the challenge and compete for an EIC Prize which rewards Europe's leading innovators
Invest with us
The EIC Fund is looking for investment partners - Learn how to invest with the European Innovation Council and check the Investment Guidelines.
Support for EIC beneficiaries
Benefit from a wide range of services: access to coaches, mentors, access to global partners & innovation ecosystem.
EIC advisers and collaborators
EIC Programme Managers
Meet our first in-house experts who head EIC support in various portfolios such as health, digital, green-deal, space, construction or technology
EIC ambassadors act as a voice for the EIC in the Member States, and provide feedback from all corners of the innovation ecosystem
EIC Jury Members
The EIC draws on a wide range of external advice and expertise in order to select the most promising projects and companies and to support them
Latest statistics - EIC Accelerator October 2022 cut-off
Scaling up with the European Innovation Council: launch of the new initiative to support Europe’s future deep tech champions
Commission launched the EIC Scale Up 100 initiative. Its goal is to identify, promote, and support the growth of 100 promising Europe’s deep tech companies with the potential to become ‘unicorns’ (exceeding €1 billion valuation).
Health and biotech at the EIC: video from Conquering cancer event
EIC Programme Manager gives an overview of the European Innovation Council and its funding and investment opportunities for health and biotech sectors.
European Night Reception at BIO 2023: Paving the path for the internationalisation of EU innovations
The European Innovation Council, Trade Estonia, Italian Trade Agency, Switzerland Global Enterprise, Wallonia.be with EuropaBio and in collaboration with the Polish Investment and Trade Agency will host the “European Night” Reception in the framework of BIO International Convention 2023.
Spain awards funding to 19 EIC Seal of Excellence awardees
16 potentially game-changing companies in Spain - received an EIC Accelerator Seal of Excellence - were selected to receive €30 million in grant funding from the National Recovery Plan budget and Next Generation EU, and Comunidad de Madrid funds 3 additional Seal of Excellence awardees
Call for Tenders: EIC Community Programme
The European Innovation Council (EIC) is embarking on a new Business Acceleration Services (BAS) Community Programme.
Commission announces partners in European Innovation Council action to support the Ukrainian deep tech community
The Commission announced today the partners in a pan-European network who will implement a €20 million European Innovation Council (EIC) action supporting Ukraine’s innovation community.
European Innovation Council (EIC) Regional Info Day in Croatia
- Šibenik, Croatia
European Innovation Council (EIC) Regional Info Day in Slovenia
- Ljubljana, Slovenia
HorizonEU - Innovative Europe
European Innovation Ecosystems
Creating more connected and efficient innovation ecosystems to support the scaling of companies and spur innovation
European Institute of Innovation & Technology
Increase Europe’s ability to innovate by nurturing entrepreneurial talent and supporting new ideas