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Companies now have improved chances to reach a new level with the EIC Accelerator Plug-In. This booster program increases the chance to get the EIC Accelerator!
EIC Accelerator Plug-In
Companies now have improved chances to reach a new level with the EIC Accelerator Plug-In. This booster program increases the chance to get the EIC Accelerator!
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EIC Accelerator

The EIC Accelerator is aimed at small and medium-sized companies that develop disruptive, high-risk innovations with great market potential. It is primarily aimed at companies that have high growth potential and operate on a European or international scale.

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What is supported

A prerequisite for funding in the EIC Accelerator is a high-risk idea with high market potential and a high degree of innovation. Therefore, it should be a disruptive innovation that involves a complete restructuring or disruption of existing, traditional business models, products, technologies or services. Both technical and non-technical innovations, such as social innovations or innovations in the service sector, are supported.

Take advantage of our free Accelerator Pre-validation and find out quickly and easily whether your projects can also benefit.

Grant amounts range from €0.5 million to €2.5 million in non-repayable and non-dilutive funding (for SMEs and startups).
The investment component ranges from €0.5 million to €15 million, usually in the form of equity.

Simple & Non-binding

Now interactive to the Accelerator Pre-Validation

Step 1
Short Application

In the first stage, a short proposal is submitted with a video and a pitch presentation.

Step 2
Long Application

In the second stage, the small and medium-sized enterprises with the best project proposals must submit a detailed application.

Step 3
Jury Interview

Particularly promising applicants will be invited for an interview. Resubmission of applications that have been rejected twice is only possible after 12 months have elapsed.

Funding applicant

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that have the potential to grow strongly internationally by implementing an innovative idea. The EIC Accelerator is aimed exclusively at individual applicants.

In order to be eligible to submit a project application, a technical project must be at Technology Readiness Level 6 (TLR 6). For this, TRL 5 must be largely completed. This means that the research must be (largely) completed and the technology must work in relevant environments.

Funding Level

Funding in the EIC Accelerator is offered in two possible options:

  • Grant funding (Grant-only): Grant-based funding can be between 0.5 and 2.5 million euros and can amount to a maximum of 70% of the total project costs.
  • Blended finance: EIC Accelerator offers, in addition to the grant-based funding, the possibility to receive equity. The amount of equity requested depends on the activities and financial needs of the applicant company. Amounts from 0.5 – 15 million euros are possible.

The EIC Accelerator has the following tentative cut off dates in 2022: 15.06.2022 & 05.10.2022

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“From start-up to unicorn – almost impossible without funding”. Javier Calvet

Our experts for your research funding

Javier Calvet

Managing Director
Javier Calvet is a founding member and managing director. He is responsible for the international grants area.

Mario Cabanillas Gallego

Business Developer
Mario is Spaniard and joined the team in Vienna in 2022. He is responsible for the business development in Germany, Austria and Switzerland through the different European funding programs we work with.
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