EIC AcceleratorThe cornerstone of the Horizon Europe funding programme (2021-2027) by the European Commission (EC) and the European Innovation Council (EIC)
Funding from €0.5 – €2.5 million in the form of a non-refundable grant and up to €15 million via equity financing to perform the technical and commercial developments necessary in bringing the innovation to market.
The EIC Work Programme 2023 opens funding opportunities worth over €1.6 billion in 2023. For EIC Accelerator, the funding is worth €1.13 billion
The EIC Accelerator is the cornerstone of the Horizon Europe funding programme (2021-2027) by the European Commission (EC) and the European Innovation Council (EIC). It is designed for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME), Mid-Cap companies and individuals who need financial support to bring their novel ideas, technologies and products to the market. EIC Accelerator is for single applicants only; it provides funding from €0.5 – €2.5 million in the form of a non-refundable grant and up to €15 million via equity financing to perform the technical and commercial developments necessary in bringing the innovation to market. In total, blended financing (combination of grant & equity) can provide up to €17.5 million in financial support for the applicants.
Funding and investments through the EIC Fund for individual start-ups and small companies to develop and scale up game changing innovations.
EUGMC is offering full proposal writing services for the EIC Accelerator work programme. Our services extend throughout the entire application process, including the preparation of all written documents as well as the submission of the proposal application through the EIC Portal.
On top of writing services, EUGMC offers support services regarding:
Company Assessment: An in-depth assessment of the applicant company or project is offered by EUGMC, on being eligible for the EIC Accelerator programme.
Consultancy services: (i) Project review (feedback and writing tips for ongoing applications) for companies that want to submit on their own; (ii) Edition of proposals that have received a rejection and want to resubmit.
Project Development & Strategy Planning: Support for the development and refinement of a commercial strategy, revenue model, budget or concrete work packages are offered for applicants who want to improve their projects success chances.
Our team has been involved in > 50 projects from multiple countries and industries. We have a success rate of: >90% in Step 1 (vs. 60% in EU), >50% in Step 2 (invited to Step 3 – F2F interview; vs. 20-25% in EU) and ~30% in getting the grant (vs. 8% in EU). Combined we have managed to raise a total funding of >€30mn for our clients (€9mn Grant + €22mn equity).
50 Different Projects of RTD Related (SESAR – IMI – H2020 – FP7 & EIT) in 16 Different Countries Already Implemented