Innovative SMEs

Boosting startups and innovation in artificial intelligence

Communication on boosting startups and innovation in trustworthy artificial intelligence

Startup Europe

Horizon Europe. Coordination and Support Actions. Startup Europe. Call for proposals HORIZON-EIE-2024-CONNECT-01-02.

In Transit 1st Call

Horizon Europe. Cascade funding. In Transit 1st Call DEVELOP. Strengthening the resilience of textile, aerospace, and construction SMEs to transition towards greener and more digital sectors with social and business innovation (HORIZON-CL4-2022-RESILIENCE-01-26).

EU companies doubled R&D investment growth in 2022

Europe's industry significantly increased its investment in research and development in 2022, according to the 2023 edition of the EU Industrial Research & Development (R&D) Investment Scoreboard. EU private R&D investment growth has reached the highest rate since 2015 and more than doubled compared to 2021, with 13.6% increase in 2022. In comparison, China has […]

European Innovation Council: €1.2 billion for strategic technologies and scaling up companies

The Commission adopted today the European Innovation Council (EIC) 2024 work programme. It opens funding opportunities worth over €1.2 billion in 2024. The majority is dedicated to SMEs and start-ups to develop and scale up “deep tech” innovations in critical fields such as generative artificial intelligence (AI), space, critical raw materials, semiconductors and quantum technologies. […]

Innovative Health Initiative

Horizon Europe. Research and Innovation Actions. Innovative Health Initiative JU Call 5: Accelerating the implementation of New Approach Methodologies and other innovative non-animal approaches for the development, testing and production of health technologies (HORIZON-JU-IHI-2023-05-01) Development and proof of principle of new clinical applications of theranostics solutions (HORIZON-JU-IHI-2023-05-02) Improved prediction, detection, and treatment approaches for comprehensive […]

Eurostars 3

Innovative SMEs. Cascade funding. European Partnership on Innovative SMEs/Eurostars: joint transnational call for proposals (CALL 5 of Eurostars-3). 

GreenSME 1st Open Call

Horizon Europe. Cascade funding. GreenSME. Driving manufacturing SME transformation towards green, digital and social sustainability. GreenSME 1st Open Call.

EIF and BBVA sign €200 million guarantee agreement to support startups with innovative and sustainable investment plans #InvestEU

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and BBVA are set to make it easier for startups with innovative and sustainable value propositions to get access to financing. The two institutions have concluded an agreement under the InvestEU guarantee programme whereby the EIF will grant a €200 million guarantee to enable BBVA Spark (BBVA's specialised startup initiative) […]

Report on the implementation of the Innovation Fund

Report on the implementation of the Innovation Fund, including the review referred to in Article 24 of Regulation 1031/2010

Innovation Fund

The Innovation Fund is a key funding instrument for delivering the EU’s economy-wide commitments under the Paris Agreement and its objective to become climate-neutral by 2050.The Fund will be financed by revenues from the auctioning of allowances under the EU Emissions Trading System and may amount to about €10 billion, depending on the carbon price. CALLS FOR […]