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EIC pilot: €210 million awarded to 108 innovative projects

Sep 18, 2019 | News

(17 September 2019) – 108 innovative projects have been selected for funding under the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot for a total amount of €210.2 million.

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Each project will receive between €0.5 and €3 million. With this funding and extra business acceleration support, innovative companies will be able to finance their close-to-market innovation activities and get on the market faster.

The selected projects include a hybrid simulation platform for neurosurgery, a recyclable kitchen countertop stone, a technology replicating the rain process to supply sustainable drinking water, an anti-metastatic cancer vaccine, a kite collecting wind energy, a technology to map air quality with high-spatial resolution and a periscopic stereo depth camera.

The European Innovation Council pilot will provide nearly €3 billion to breakthrough, market-creating innovations, under Horizon 2020 programme.

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