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BUSY YEAR FOR EIC BUSINESS ACCELERATION SERVICES

With 18 matchmaking events, more than 380 SMEs involved and a satisfaction rate of 90%, the EIC Business Acceleration Services were busy throughout 2019 offering European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot funded companies an intense programme of business, matchmaking and networking … Continue reading

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11TH EUROPEAN INNOVATION SUMMIT, BRUSSELS, 3-5 FEBRUARY 2020

The 11th European Innovation Summit focusing on “Implementing Horizon Europe: from policy to impact” takes places from 3 to 5 February at the European Parliament in Brussels. Organised by the pan-European grouping Knowledge4Innovation, the centrepiece of the programme will be … Continue reading

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2019 SME ASSEMBLY AND EUROPEAN ENTERPRISE PROMOTION AWARDS

At this year’s SME Assembly, which took place in Helsinki from 25 to 27 November, the European Commission unveiled the winners of the 2019 European Enterprise Promotion Awards, rewarding organisations which support entrepreneurship and small businesses at national, regional and … Continue reading

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2020 GERMAN INNOVATION AWARD OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

The 2020 German Innovation Award is open for submissions on its website at https://register.german-innovation-award.de/ with an early bird discount available until 6 December 2019. Since 1953 the German Design Council has been organising international contests which reward companies for their … Continue reading

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NANTES IS EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF INNOVATION 2019

The winners of the 2019 award for the European Capital of Innovation were announced at the European Research and Innovation Days at the end of September in Brussels with the city of Nantes in north-west France taking the top prize. … Continue reading

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WINNERS OF 2019 EUROPEAN SOCIAL INNOVATION COMPETITION ANNOUNCED

On 24 October 2019, the European Commission announced the winners of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition. Under this year’s theme, “Challenging Plastic Waste”, three private sector projects out of 543 applicants won a €50 000 grant for creating innovative … Continue reading

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WINNERS OF 2019 EU PRIZE FOR WOMEN INNOVATORS ANNOUNCED

The Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas announced the four winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators on 16 May at the VivaTech conference in Paris. The winners are: Irina Borodina (Lithuania), co-founder and CTO of … Continue reading

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