A collaborative project initiated by a consortium of six countries to connect and educate investors on scaling up startups. Over a two-year period, the project aims to empower investors with the knowledge and resources needed to drive the growth of startups globally, fostering innovation and contributing to economic development.

The project aims to attract and connect actors of ‘modest’ and ‘moderate’ innovation ecosystems of Wielkopolska (PL), Lithuania (LT) and Andalusia (ES) to strong innovation hubs in Europe. atTRACTION strives to create a long-term community of investment ecosystem actors engaged in the growth of deep-tech companies on a different level of development and creating thematically focused deal flows for stronger development of deep-tech innovations in Europe.

The acquisition of innovation by public and private organisations enables better and more efficient service delivery to citizens and customers. These organisations can acquire innovation via direct procurement from the market when a mature solution is available. However, frequently public and private buyers have unmet needs that require innovative solutions that are not yet in the market.

InnoBuyer is a Coordination and Support Action, funded by the European Union, that aims to become a testing ground and benchmark towards the implementation of a demand-driven methodology that brings together Challengers (public and private organisations) and Solvers (SMEs), to jointly co-create innovative solutions, and speed-up the procurement of innovation.

The (public) procurement of innovation (POI) provides expertise, guidance, tools and networks connecting the business and public sectors. The EU-funded PROCEDIN project will accelerate POI adoption in two critical areas of innovation – circular economy and green mobility – in the context of European cities’ innovation for sustainability and resilience agendas.

X2.0 is a deeptech growth programme that seeks to ensure the scaling up of EU deeptech startups by providing custom, industry-focused, growth programme that will act as a catalyst in delivering market-ready applications and technology solutions in 5 key impact areas: Manufacturing & Circular Economy, AgriTech, HealthTech & BioTech, Smart Cities and Sustainability, and Data & A.I.

The project will distribute €1.5M in innovation and scaling up services to 50 deep-tech startups and will contribute to the offering of the EIC program. From November 2022 to November 2024 X2.0 will launch five open calls.

The X2.0 is a sustainable legacy project of X-Europe and aims to leverage its predecessors’ established ecosystem, network, proven innovation action/Startup Europe methodology, and learnings, to generate a next-gen coordination action mechanism.

The SynergistEIC project is part of the EIC’s attempts to scale up companies in Europe and specifically to connect local digital and deep tech startup ecosystems across the EU. Through tailored, hands-on support, the project will increase the network, influence, scale and ability of a select group of European Greentech startups, notably in the sectors of climate-tech, clean-tech, circular economy and agri-food, to access investment and growth opportunities such as the EIC Accelerator, and ultimately to drive towards the EU’s Net Zero goals.

AccelerAction is on a mission to connect and empower European DeepTech ecosystems. Guided with the unique methodology rooted in an open science approach, AccelerAction aims to bring business and innovation opportunities to the doorstep of every DeepTech startup and accelerator in Europe.