EIC Prizes & Awards 2023 open for submission

The EISMEA has recently published several calls and awards since May until the end of the year.  Interested applicants can click on the links in the descriptions below: 


·         European Social Innovation Competition: deadline for applications 30 May 

The competition supports innovators to develop their ideas into working solutions, and facilitates a network of radical innovators shaping our society. This prize acknowledges the social innovation as a potent approach for responding to societal challenges.

Webpage: The European Social Innovation Competition (europa.eu)

Contacts: EISMEA-EUSIC@ec.europa.eu.

Brochure: SocialInnovation-factsheet_210423


·         European Capital of Innovation Awardsdeadline for applications 29 June 

The European Capital of Innovation Awards is an annual recognition prize awarded to the European cities that best promote innovation in their communities.

Webpage: https://eic.ec.europa.eu/eic-funding-opportunities/eic-prizes/european-capital-innovation-awards_en

Contacts: EISMEA-ICAPITAL@ec.europa.eu

             Brochure: iCapital-factsheet_final


·         The European Innovation Procurement Awards: deadline for applications 17 August  

The Awards recognise the efforts done by public and private buyers to implement innovation procurement across Europe.

Info session 31 May: open for registrationsevent’s page

Webpage: The European Innovation Procurement Awards (europa.eu)

Contacts EISMEA-EUIPAWARDS@ec.europa.eu

                   Brochure: EIC-Procurement-Awards-factsheet_210423


·         European Humanitarian Innovation Prize: deadline for applications 3 October

The European Prize for Humanitarian Innovation (InnovAid) rewards the humanitarian organisations, social enterprises, and companies that are developing technology to better assist vulnerable people affected by natural hazards and man-made crises such as conflicts.

Webpage: https://eic.ec.europa.eu/eic-prizes/european-prize-humanitarian-innovation_en

Info session 23 May: open for registrations – event’s page

Contacts: EISMEA-INNOVAID@ec.europa.eu

                         Brochure: Humanitarian-factsheet_170423


·         EU Prize for Women Innovators: indicative deadline for applications 28 September  

This prize celebrates the women entrepreneurs behind Europe’s game-changing innovations.

Call launch: 1 June 

Webpage: https://eic.ec.europa.eu/eic-funding-opportunities/eic-prizes/eu-prize-women-innovators_en

Contacts : EISMEA-WIP@ec.europa.eu

                          Brochure: forthcoming