EU Co-funded ERA-MIN Joint Call 2021
Raw materials for the sustainable development and the circular economy
ERA-MIN3 is a global, innovative and flexible pan-European network of 24 European and non-European research funding organisations, aiming to continue strengthening the mineral raw materials community through the coordination of research and innovation programmes on non-fuel and non-food raw materials (metallic, construction, and industrial minerals). ERA-MIN3 builds on the experience of the H2020 ERA-MIN 2 (2016-2022) and FP7 ERA-NET ERA-MIN (2011-2015).
The EU Co-funded ERA-MIN Joint Call 2021 is the first joint call of the ERA-NET Cofund ERA-MIN3, officially launched on the 15th of January, 2021, which counts with an indicative budget of €19.5 Million.
The scope of the 2021 Call is needs-driven research addressing three segments of non-fuel, non-food raw materials: metallic materials; construction materials; industrial minerals.
Find out more and apply by 1st April 2021 here.
MobilityXlab Open Call
MobilityXlab is looking for the world's best startups to join us in our quest of bringing future mob
For this open call, MobilityXlab are looking for innovations and solutions that contribute in four specific areas where partners are looking for new innovative solutions: Electromobility, Affordable AI, Sensor Software Innovation, and In-Cabin Tech.
Interested? Find out more and apply by 31st March here.
Unleashed by Purina Open Call
Partnering with disruptive pet tech startups
The Unleashed accelerator programme (non-residential) is designed to be at the cutting edge of the next generation in pet services, novel nutrition and health technologies to strengthen the bond and the lives of our pets and their owners. Driven by our mission to keep our pets and owners content, we want to bring relevant new products and services to pets and their families in today’s connected societ and take advantage of the lastest consumer trends.
Unleashed is designed to facilitate and promote collaboration among industry experts and pet tech entrepreneurs to find the next ‘couldn’t live without’ in pet care. In our second year, ‘Unleashed’ is looking for startups with exciting technologies and a passion for providing sustainable solutions within petcare.
Find out more and apply by 31st March here.
Amazon Launchpad Innovation Awards
Five pioneering startups will win a grant package with €10,000 and free access to Amazon Launchpad f
We’re championing startups that bring innovation into the everyday with their cutting-edge products. Products that don’t just belong in the future, but shape it.Introducing our first ever Innovation Awards.
Five pioneering startups will win a grant package with €10,000 and free access to Amazon Launchpad for a year. That means the chance to share your creations with millions of Amazon customers and learn from our expertise. On top of that, the startup that gets the most public votes will be crowned Startup of the Year and win an extra €90,000.
That’s access to millions of shoppers and €100,000
The kind of dream-worthy boost that will launch your startup sky high. And open up a whole new world of opportunity.
START Hack 2021 VIRTUAL HACKATHON
Register by March 18th to join the Start Summit Virtual Hackathon on 19th to 12st March!
START Hack unites coders, designers, and business students to celebrate technology and push innovation forward in one continent-spanning hackathon – programming skills not required
We partner with dedicated growth partners that enable you to learn fundamental business skills to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey
For the first time ever, START Hack will take place virtually, hosted on a professional event platform conveying the beloved hackathon vibe
Find out more and register to take part by 18th March here.
Apply now to join the finals of EU-Startups Summit big Pitch Competition
Apply by March 15th to win €85,000 for your startup
The the EU-Startups Summit will take place as an online event on April 28-30, including their famous exciting Pitch Competition with 15 of Europe’s most promising early-stage startups!
As they are now re-opening the application phase for the annual pitch competition with the aim of finding and showcasing Europe’s best seed and pre-seed startups out there!
The Prize Package: The winning startup team of this year’s Pitch Competition will receive a prize package with a value of roughly €85,000 and gets prominently featured by EU-Startups and other publications. The prize package will likely include up to €50,000 in AWS Credits, €9,000 in credits for an enterprise package of the social media monitoring tool Senti.One, €8,500 in credits for an explainer video maker account of mysimpleshow, €2,000 in credits for the design platform 99designs, a Spaces coworking membership for 2 people & 1 year (value: €4,800), a 1 year Guru Plan for SEMrush worth €2,200, and a 1 year business subscription for the sales CRM ForceManager (value: €7,800). There will still be additions (and other changes) to this package and we’ll announce the final prize package by the end of February.
The Jury: The selected teams will get a lot of valuable feedback from a jury of well-known venture capital investors. The jury that we put together for the in-person editon of our EU-Startups Summit consited of Reda Bensaid (Eight Roads), Beatrice Aliprandi (Talis Capital), Borja Breña (Nauta Capital) and Lina Chong (Target Global). We’re currently re-confirming and reassembling, and the final jury will be announced by the end of February.
In addition, we’ll have many more VC firms, business angels and startup accelerators among our attendees. And: We’ll have good networking functionalities which will help you to find the right contacts.
Apply now: If you’d like to pitch your startup with a 2-minute-presentation in front of a large and interested audience of investors, startup enthusiasts, media people and an expert jury, you can now apply here! The application deadline is on March 15.
Precondition: Your startup should be in pre-seed or seed stage, not older than 2 years, should have raised no VC funding yet (or less than €500K) and has to be based in Europe.
Timings & Tickets: The EU-Startups Summit will take place on April 28-30 online. Aside from the pitch competition, there will be many more highlights that will be announced soon. Tickets are available here.