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Permanently Open Call for financial support to start-ups: Accelerate

EIT Manufacturing Accelerate is a permanently open Call with the objective to support, scale and accelerate industry start-ups into impactful players in the European manufacturing ecosystem.

Accelerate programme supports and grants financing to start-ups and scale-ups with innovative solutions and technologies, that address critical challenges in the manufacturing sector, and are helping the European manufacturing sector to become more efficient, resilient, green, and globally competitive.

Tailored internationalisation and financing support services are provided to start-ups and scale-ups from across Europe to support their product development and go to market capabilities.

Through Accelerate, EIT Manufacturing aims to tackle critical industrial challenges identified across following thematic areas:

  • Digitalisation and Automation
  • Net Zero Industry
  • Renewable Energy and
  • Circular Economy.

And any of the following priority technologies, products and/or solutions:

Industrial AI, Robotics, Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Materials, Critical Components, Electronics, Semiconductors, Photonics, Quantum Computing, Renewables, Energy Storage, Carbon Capture.

EIT Manufacturing aims to build European industry start-ups that show high growth and impact and addresses all range of technologies and business models, incremental improvement, and disruption. Furthermore, EIT Manufacturing encourages inclusive and gender-balanced teams to apply for this funding. EIT Manufacturing believes that diverse perspectives lead to innovative solutions and stronger collaborations.

For detailed information regarding the application process please 

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