All the EIC beneficiaries (from the EIC Accelerator, EIC Transition, EIC Pathfinder and Women TechEU58 programmes) have access to BAS. Some of the services will also be made available to EIC Accelerator applicants (invited to prepare a full application), to
companies receiving the Seal of Excellence 59 as well as to innovators and companies coming from other European or national initiatives that have entered into a specific agreement with the EIC.

The Business Acceleration Services are available through the EIC Community platform or provided through the EIC Fund or partner organisations.

Which services?


BASWhat ?
Access to coaches, mentors, expertise and trainingEIC researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs will be able to benefit from tailor-made
coaching, mentoring, expertise and training delivered by specialised providers and
adapted to their innovation stage.
Access to global partners (leading corporates, investors, procurers)The BAS facilitate cooperation and co-creation with international business partners:
leading corporates, investors, procurers, distributors, clients. This includes exploration
of commercialisation potential with industry, dedicated and impact focused
matchmaking events (e.g. Corporate Days, Procurers Days), venture client model,
structured pilot and trials collaborations with corporates and private and public
innovation procurers.
EIC funded SMEs will be offered a specific support when expanding to new markets
within Europe and abroad in form of participation to global business trade fairs, visiting
major European innovation hubs and specific soft landing programmes.
Access to innovation ecosystem and peersThe EIC Community rely on the EIC Community platform: an exclusive, virtual meeting
place, where EIC funded projects and companies can connect with their peers and
leverage potential business partnerships complemented by Community activities. It will
host matching and collaboration features including partner search, groups, as well as
stories and event calendars.
A new tool will be the development of an EIC Marketplace that will
collect and organise information on preliminary findings and results generated by EIC

Useful links

Business Acceleration Services webpage