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Infoday Webinar EIC Pilot: How to succeed in the EIC Pathfinder and Accelerator 2020 calls

26 March 2020

We are inviting you to join an infoday webinar on the topic “European Innovation Council Pilot: How to succeed in the EIC Pathfinder and Accelerator 2020 calls”.

As several novelties have been introduced into the EIC Pilot Work Programme 2020 which reflect the new European Commission leadership priorities, the European Commission in conjunction with the Access2EIC National Contact Point Network organizes this webinar dedicated to the European Innovation Council Pilot 2020 calls for proposals.

The objective of the event is to provide up-to-date information on the content of the last Pathfinder and Accelerator calls under Horizon 2020 to potential applicants as well as information on support to the applicants available at the national and European levels.

Useful tips and experience will be presented by expert evaluators as well as successful applicants in the afternoon session organized in conjunction with Technology Centre CAS.

The European Innovation Council Pilot aims at bringing together the cutting-edge research and innovation communities with innovative small and medium companies that are able to transform emerging technologies into products and services. The aim of the event is to build on the existing experience in order to bridge the gap between academia and industry.

The webinar is taking place on of 26 March 2020 through WebEX from 09:30 to 15:30 (please find attached the agenda).

The session (09:30-12:30) will focus on EIC Pathfinder programme its relation to the EIC Accelerator and the evolution towards Horizon Europe, including tools and services dedicated to project proposers.

In order to join the webinar via WebEx please use this link to the meeting and if needed the password access2603.

Due to the high number of connections foreseen, in order to ensure a smooth webinar, we would kindly ask you to follow some simple rules:

  • Ensure a good connection to follow smoothly the web meeting
  • Please keep your video and microphone turned off.
  • We are looking forward to seeing you on-line for this webinar.

Agenda_Morning Session
Agenda_Afternoon Session


Access2EIC NCP Network
Antonio Carbone – Access2EIC Coordinator, APRE
Access2EIC NCP Network.pdf
Mark Ferguson – Chairman EIC Advisory Board

EIC Pathfinder Fet Open and Proactive
Viorel Peca – Head of Unit EIC Pathfinder FET, DG CONNECT, European Commission
EIC Pathfinder FET Open & Proactive.pdf

EIC Pathfinder Innovation Launchpad
Timo Hallantie – Head of Unit EIC Pathfinder Task Force, European Commission
EIC Pathfinder Innovation Launchpad.pdf

EIC Accelerator
Stephane Ouaki – Head of Unit EIC Financial Instruments Task Force, European Commission
EIC Accelerator.pdf

FETFX project
Marta Calderaro – FETFX project Coordinator, APRE
FETFX project.pdf


26 March 2020
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Via Cavour
Roma, Italy
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