EIC Transition

If you have you identified EU-funded project result(s) with promising commercial potential that could be the basis for ground-breaking innovations and promising new businesses?


If you have a novel promising technology ready for the next steps towards its maturation and validation, to be further developed and validated for some specific, high potential, commercial applications?


If you have you conducted a preliminary market research to identify potential markets for your innovation and explored potential competitors?


If you envisage building a motivated and entrepreneurial team with a mix of skills, including researchers, business people, marketers etc. to develop and drive the idea towards commercial success? 


EIC Transition is the right answer for you.


In particular, EIC Transition is restricted to proposals based on results generated by the following eligible projects:

-EIC Pathfinder projects (including projects funded under the Horizon 2020 EIC pilot Pathfinder, FET-Open, FET-Proactive, CSA and CSA Lump sum FET Innovation Launchpad, and FET Flagships calls.37)

-European Research Council Proof of Concept projects funded Horizon 2020 or Horizon Europe. 

-Research and Innovation Actions directly 38funded under Horizon 2020 Societal challenges and Leadership in Industrial Technologies and under Horizon Europe pillar II, with an eligible TRL39. 

-European Defence Fund (EDF), including the Preparatory Action on Defence Research, research projects, but only for proposals which are focused on civil applications (including dual use)

You can download here the EIC Work Programme 2024

Applicants need to demonstrate that they are the owner, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) holder, or have the necessary rights to commercialise the results from one of these eligible projects.

EIC Transition Open 2024

EIC Transition Open is an open funding scheme for projects in any field of science or technology and challenge-driven funding in specific strategic areas. 

They are steered to assist any technologies and innovations that cut across different scientific, technological, sectoral and application fields or represent novel combinations.

Budget for 2024: 94 millions

EIC Transition process:

The list of eligible Projects EIC Transition 2024 available here