The Agency is responsible for developing and implementing the European Innovation Council and manages other EU programmes in the fields of SME support, innovation ecosystems, single market, consumer policy and interregional innovation investments.
We employ highly qualified and motivated professionals who are experts in their respective fields from 27 EU Member States making EISMEA a culturally diverse and interesting place to work.
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The EIC aims at identifying and supporting
breakthrough technologies and innovations
with the potential to scale up internationally.
Specific support to enable innovation ecosystem actors to work together across Europe
The Intelligent Cities Challenge, network of 136 cities, funded by the COSME programme, held the 5th City Lab between 14 June and 23 June 2022. This edition had an overarching focus on Local ecosystems mobilisation and urban innovation.
Since 2008 the EU-SME Centre in China provides high-quality business support services to help companies to seize the opportunities and face the challenges of the Chinese market. The new phase has just started.
A new call/invitation to submit a proposal under the Standardisation strand of the SMP was launched on 30 June 2022, with deadline for applications on 27 September 2022. A total budget of €4.9 million is available for 22 topics.
A new call to submit a proposal under the Standardisation strand of the EU Single Market Programme was launched on 30 June 2022, with deadline for applications on 27 September 2022. A total budget of €8 million is available for 22 topics.
The European Commission launched today the second call of Women TechEU, with an increased budget of 10 million euro. This year, up to 130 deep-tech start-ups led by women will qualify for funding and business acceleration services to grow into tomorrow's female tech leaders.