EIC Sum­mit 2022

The European Innovation Council (EIC) Summit brings together deep-tech start-ups, researchers, investors, policymakers and corporate players to network and exchange on innovation challenges, practical tips and tricks, and other challenges related to innovation in Europe.

This second edition of the EIC Summit will be held in Brussels on 07-08 December 2022.

Save the date and stay tuned to the EIC website: registration for live participation is coming very soon!

Sources: EIC, Euresearch

HEI Ini­ti­at­ive: Third Call just Launched

The Higher Education Initiative (HEI) "Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education" is a joint European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Community activity. The initiative aims to support higher education institutions with expertise and coaching, access to the EIT innovation ecosystem, and funding. After two successful HEI calls during 2022, the third call was launched on 15 September 2022, with a tentative deadline set on 15 November 2022.

Participation from Switzerland is possible.

Find out more on the HEI website!

Sources: EIT HEI, Euresearch

EIT Health: First Flagships Call now Open

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Flagships Call, which is now open, focuses on some of the top health priorities, including cross-pillar activities for:

  • New models to deliver healthcare,
  • Facilitating the uptake of digital medical devices in Europe,
  • Harnessing the full potential of health data for innovation.

This call aims to get the most benefit for innovators in Europe, incl. start-ups, healthcare providers, research bodies, regional/national/international policy bodies or institutions etc.

Participants from Switzerland are eligible to participate and if successfully evaluated and selected can apply for national funding.

The call document is available for download here, and all relevant information regarding scope of the call, thematic focus, how find partners, eligibility, the application process, deadlines and evaluation criteria is available on the call website.

In addition, an EIT webinar will be organised on 5 October 2022 at 9:30 CET, that will focus on specific flagship activities.

Sources: EIT, Euresearch

Horizon Europe Call Matchmaking in Biomedical Engineering

If you are looking for partners for the next Horizon Europe calls 2023-2024, you are invited to attend the matchmaking event, that will take place on 27 September 2022 after the BioNanoNet Annual Forum, and on 28 September 2022 during the BMT Conference in Hall and Innsbruck, Austria.

This event targets Clusters 1, 4, 5 & Mission Cancer in the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023/24.

All events are on-site, but those who cannot attend live can still register to benefit from the networking and matchmaking opportunities provided by the online platform, which will be available for 6 months following the events.

More information and registration link are available here.

Sources: BMT, BNN, Euresearch

MSCA Postdoc­tor­al Fel­low­ship Hand­book

MSCA-NET, the EU-funded project of National Contact Points for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), has prepared and released a handbook intended to assist and support in an unofficial and practical way anyone submitting a proposal to the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship call with a deadline on 14 September.

This document is available for download here.

Sources: MSCA, Euresearch

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