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The Fast Track to Innovation targets radically new, breakthrough products, services, processes and business models that open up new markets.

The Fast Track to Innovation (FTI), part of the European Innovation Council, targets radically new, breakthrough products, services, processes and business models that open up new markets. FTI offers up to €3M in funding and aims to help reduce the time from idea to market and to increase the participation in Horizon2020 of industry, SMEs and first-time industry applicants.

The Access to Finance site helps companies apply for loans and venture capital supported by the European Union.

The Access to Finance site helps companies apply for loans and venture capital supported by the European Union. EU Funding is available for all types of companies of any size and sector including entrepreneurs, startups, micro companies, small and medium-sized enterprises and larger businesses.

EUREKA is a publicly-funded, intergovernmental network, involving over 40 countries.

EUREKA is a publicly-funded, intergovernmental network, involving over 40 countries. EUREKA’s aim is to enhance European competitiveness by fostering innovation-driven entrepreneurship in Europe, among research institutes, universities and industry. By doing this, the potential of experts, knowledge, research facilities and financial resources is concentrated in a more efficient way. Over the last 30 years, EUREKA launched a range of innovative products, processes and services, and has supported the internationalisation of businesses with innovative ideas.

The Enhanced European Innovation Council pilot is a scheme to provide funding and support to small and medium-sized enterprises.

The Enhanced European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot is a scheme to provide funding and support to small and medium-sized enterprises which are based in an EU member state or a Horizon2020 associated country, and are running breakthrough innovation projects with a market-creating potential.

InnovFin helps SMEs, large companies and research institutes access the right financing instrument for their research and innovation project.

InnovFin helps SMEs, large companies and research institutes access the right financing instrument for their research and innovation project. Under the Horizon2020 programme, InnovFin financing tools cover a wide range of loans, guarantees and equity-type funding, which can be tailoring to innovators’ needs.

EASME, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, was set up by the European Commission to manage several EU programmes.

EASME, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, was set up by the European Commission to manage several EU programmes. These include most of COSME (the EU programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises), part of Horizon2020 and part of the EU programme for Environment and Climate action (LIFE), among others.

The European Digital City Index describes how well different European cities support digital entrepreneurship.

The European Digital City Index (EDCi) describes how well different European cities support digital entrepreneurship. For startups and scaleups, it provides information about the strengths and weaknesses of local ecosystems, allowing them to plan accordingly and consider where they may need to devote more resources. For policymakers aiming to encourage digital entrepreneurship in their own city, the index helps to identify existing and promising hubs of activity, in order to learn from their practices. Additionally, it allows cities to compare themselves with other European hubs and helps identify which policy areas to prioritise.

IRSUS helps tech startups by bridging the gap they face in reaching the market.

IRSUS helps tech startups by bridging the gap they face in reaching the market. Under the Startup Europe and Innovation Radar initiatives of the European Commission, IRSUS helps startups gain market success with a pan-European approach, which utilises its network of experts who provide free support on training, fundraising, networking and promotion.

Merlin aims to encourage researchers to view the results of their work as potential opportunities to be commercialised with the correct business model.

Merlin aims to encourage researchers to view the results of their work as potential opportunities to be commercialised with the correct business model. Under the Startup Europe and Innovation Radar initiatives, Merlin supports market-oriented researchers, SMEs and startups across Europe to consider the full potential of their research, and shape their outputs into innovations that are ready for market validation and commercialisation. To do this, it offers a range of dynamic workshops and relevant training to guide them on their journey to commercialisation. 
Consortium:
Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena
Cloud Incubator Hub
Poznan Science and Technology Park
St John’s Innovation Centre
BluSpecs
CIVITTA

Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV) brings together key executives, investors and policymakers from the EU entrepreneurial ecosystem and Silicon Valley.

Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV) brings together key executives, investors and policymakers from the EU entrepreneurial ecosystem and Silicon Valley in engaging meetings and workshops with the goal of forging meaningful, long-term relationships.

Startup Europe Week started in 2016 as a way of celebrating entrepreneurship while recognising Europe’s regional diversity and the effect local policymaking has on startups in different parts of Europe.

Startup Europe Week started in 2016 as a way of celebrating entrepreneurship while recognising Europe’s regional diversity and the effect local policymaking has on startups in different parts of Europe. During the week, a range of events are organised from talks with entrepreneurs to workshops and information sessions, all of which are relevant to local realities.

Startup Lighthouse provides support in acceleration and scaling up abroad.

Startup Lighthouse provides support in acceleration and scaling up abroad. The initiative is based around Deep Dive Weeks in one of four ecosystems: Berlin, Lisbon, the Baltics and Dublin, in which participants enjoy an immersion week with key investors, industry experts and community leaders. Each startup is assigned a scaling manager for tailored support before, during and after the Deep Dive Week. The best startups receive acceleration services, including invite-only pitching opportunities, tickets to major EU events, and participation in missions beyond the EU (Silicon Valley, New York and Israel). Project coordinator: Vilabs OE.
Consortium:
ViLabs
F6S
etventure Startup Hub
DCU RYAN ACADEMY
Startup Division
fast track vc

The Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) is a pan-European innovation platform that helps the best scaleups grow by linking European startups with large and medium corporates who are committing capital, seniority and procurement channels.

The Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) is a pan-European innovation platform that helps the best scaleups grow by linking European startups with large and medium corporates who are committing capital, seniority and procurement channels. Initiatives within the Startup Europe Partnership include its Scaleup Summits and Investors Forum. Project coordinator: Mind the Bridge.

Consortium:
European Startup Network
ELITE
STARTUP OLÉ accelerator
Mind the Bridge
Nesta
SCALEUP INSTITUTE

Soft-Landing connects startup ecosystems by facilitating exchanges between ecosystem builders, thus building knowledge on the startup scenes in the EU, US and India and creating strong networks.

Soft-Landing connects startup ecosystems by facilitating exchanges between ecosystem builders, thus building knowledge on the startup scenes in the EU, US and India and creating strong networks. It also provides soft-landing and scaling up support to European startups in the target destinations. Project coordinator: Open Coffee Club Vilnius, VSL
Consortium:
Startup Division
F6S
IMT Starter
Crosspring
GTEC German Tech Entrepreneurship Centre

The Nordic Angel Program (NAP) is an international training and investing programme for business angels that facilitates cross-border angel syndicates and shares investment best practices.

The Nordic Angel Program (NAP) is an international training and investing programme for business angels that facilitates cross-border angel syndicates and shares investment best practices. Led by experienced local angels, NAP offers a unique opportunity to invest as a group in promising companies in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, and Norway, helping high-tech startups to grow and scale up on a pan-European and global level. Project coordinator: Civitta Estonia AS
Consortium:
BAN NORWAY Business Angel Network Norway
CIVITTA
Contriber
Danish Business Angels
ESTBAN Estonian Business Angels Network
FIBAN Finnish Business Angels Network

Access2Europe is creating a support system to help startups enter and scale up in other EU markets.

Access2Europe is creating a support system to help startups enter and scale up in other EU markets. To do so, four consortium partners representing Germany, France, Spain and Estonia, all major European startup hubs, have come together and designed customised programmes for startups to accelerate their entry into the respective markets. Project coordinator: Cube GmbH.
Consortium:
Cube
Tehnopol
Peninsula
The French-German Chamber of Commerce

The Scale EUp2 Programme works with startups in the fields of deep tech and the internet of things.

The Scale EUp2 Programme works with startups in the fields of deep tech and the internet of things. It helps them by facilitating access to finance, market access, market partnerships and the recruitment of talent. Project coordinator: Opticsvalley.
Consortium:
Photonics Austria
i2cat
Opticsvalley
SILICON ALPS
PARIS&CO
Photonics BW
SECPhO
STEINBEIS2i

WeHubs is the first European community, powered by Startup Europe, that connects business ecosystems and provides them with mentoring tools to support women entrepreneurs in the digital sector.

WeHubs is the first European community, powered by Startup Europe, that connects business ecosystems and provides them with mentoring tools to support women entrepreneurs in the digital sector. In this way, WeHubs aims to provide a Europe-wide community of business support organisations that offer dedicated services to female web entrepreneurs.

MY-GATEWAY is a Startup Europe initiative which aims to help high-tech startups and promising SMEs in Romania, Slovenia and the Czech Republic to grow and scale up on a pan-European level.

MY-GATEWAY is a Startup Europe initiative which aims to help high-tech startups and promising SMEs in Romania, Slovenia and the Czech Republic to grow and scale up on a pan-European level. MY-GATEWAY’s strategy is based around facilitating improved, streamlined access to networks, finance, talent and capacity building. Project coordinator: Europa Media
Consortium:
europa media
CZECHINVEST
SPHERIK accelerator
START-UP SLOVENIA
startups.be
nacue
eyIF EUROPEAN YOUNG INNOVATORS FORUM
HUGIN&MUNIN
Bar-Ilan University
STARTUP OLÉ accelerator
UNIDEMI