The European Commission adopted the 2023 work programme of the European Innovation Council.
It opens funding opportunities worth over €1.6 billion in 2023 for breakthrough innovators to scale up and create new markets.
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
Start applying for services on the newly launched EIC Partners’ Service Catalogue
Do you need acceleration, infrastructure, training, or even scale-up support? A select group of European organisations is now offering several services to European Innovation Council (EIC) innovators.
European Prize for Humanitarian Innovation: first edition kicks off
The Commission launched the first edition of the European Prize for Humanitarian Innovation (InnovAid) at the European Humanitarian Forum, on 21 March 2023.
EU private and public buyers wanted: call for procurement challengers
Buyers of innovative solutions, do not miss this opportunity to co-create with a very innovative Start-up or SME: €41 500 offered by the INNOBUYER Programme!
EIC Pathfinder Open call 2023 closed with high interest
The European Innovation Council (EIC) received 788 project proposals from the research community by 7 March 2023 deadline.
Call for tenders: EIC Innovation Procurement Programme
The European Innovation Council (EIC) is embarking on its new Business Acceleration Services (BAS) innovation procurement programme.
EIC Fund - investment signature ceremony with PASQAL
Congratulation to PASQAL for the successful funding round
European Innovation Council (EIC) Local Info Day in Serbia
- Belgrade, Serbia
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