10 / 12 / 2020
EIC awarded 18 projects to support the EU green and digital transitions
On 10 December 2020, the European Innovation Council (EIC) Pathfinder Pilot
awarded 18 projects
which will receive a total of €74 million, aiming at supporting the EU green and digital transitions and enhancing interdisciplinary research in various fields. Out of 236 submissions, the majority of these projects come from RTOs, including EARTO members CEA
, universities and SMEs. According to the European Commission, the fully-fledged EIC is expected to be launched in early 2021 under Horizon Europe
, with an increased funding for breakthrough technologies and proactive management by EIC Programme Managers.