Category Archives: Project

EUROPEAN COMMISSION AWARDS €33 MILLION TO BRING INNOVATIVE IDEAS TO MARKET FASTER

Thirteen project were selected for funding under the first round of the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) under the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot. The successful consortia will receive grants of between €1.5 and €3 million each to develop “disruptive”, … Continue reading

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2020 MILLENNIUM TECHNOLOGY PRIZE OPEN

The nomination period for one of the world’s most important awards for a ground-breaking innovation will run until 31 July 2019. The one-million-euro international prize is one of the world’s most important awards for ground-breaking innovations. The Millennium Technology Prize … Continue reading

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SMEBOOK LAUNCHED

SMEBOOK is a new open innovation platform which aims to match companies with recommended partners – both companies and supporting organisations, such as clusters, academia/research organisations, policy makers, financial intermediaries and consultancy firms. The SME first signs up for a … Continue reading

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NEW HORIZON IMPACT AWARD LAUNCHED

The European Commission is launching the first Horizon Impact Award – a prize dedicated to EU-funded projects whose results have created societal impact across Europe and beyond. Applications are invited until 28 May 2019. The prize acknowledges and rewards the … Continue reading

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INSPIRE YOUTUBE CHANNEL LAUNCHED

The H2020 INSPIRE project, which aims to professionalize Open Innovation (OI) processes in European SMEs, has just launched its own YouTube channel “INSPIRE open innovation by and for SMEs”. Two testimonial videos of how one Belgian and one Spanish SME … Continue reading

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LAUNCH OF EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S COMMON IP BOOSTER

META Group & ClearViewIP have been selected to run the European Commission’s new service to provide specialised professional IP advice to universities and public research organisations across Europe. The IP Booster is a free service designed to help PROs and … Continue reading

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EIF AND FRAUNHOFER ESTABLISH JOINT TT FUND

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft are launching the Fraunhofer Tech Transfer Fund under the European Commission’s InnovFin programme with a total volume of €60 million. They will be supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments, EFSI, … Continue reading

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