EUR 9.8 million from EIT RawMaterials Booster granted to 60 innovators

EUR 9.8 million from EIT RawMaterials Booster granted to 60 innovators

Supporting start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs during the COVID-19 crisis

Over 170 innovators from 25 countries applied for the EIT RawMaterials Booster Call in response to the COVID-19 crisis. As part of the EIT’s Crisis Response Initiative, this activity directly contributes to the European Union’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Booster Call in response to the COVID-19 crisis was launched in May 2020 to provide targeted support to high-impact and growth potential start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs during the crisis with up to EUR 200 000 in funding. Moreover, the Booster Call aims to help adapt and accelerate business in the post-crisis economy.

Start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs affected by the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the businesses directly or indirectly contributing to mitigate technological, market and value chain challenges connected to the crisis were encouraged to apply for the call.

Find the full list of selected start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs granted financial support under the EIT RawMaterials Booster Call in response to the COVID-19 crisis below.