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European Innovation Council
Backing visionary entrepreneurs

The EIC is Europe’s flagship innovation programme to identify, develop and scale up breakthrough technologies and game changing innovations

Find investment opportunities

The EIC Fund is looking for investment partners - discover more and check the Investment Guidelines.

EIC Networks

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EIC Board

Meet the leading innovators who advise the EIC on its overall strategy and performance

EIC Programme Managers

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

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EIC Ambassadors

EIC ambassadors act as a voice for the EIC in the Member States, and provide feedback from all corners of the innovation ecosystem

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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 June cut-off results

innovative start-ups
receive grant & equity
proposals from female CEOs
allocated budget
€227 million
investment component
16 countries
France, Germany, Netherlands on top
Projects funded by the EIC

Discover EIC projects in your region
or in your business area


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