What is funded
A prerequisite for funding in the EIC Accelerator is a high-risk idea with high market potential and a high degree of innovation. Therefore, it should be a disruptive innovation that involves a complete restructuring or disruption of existing, traditional business models, products, technologies or services. Both technical and non-technical innovations, such as social innovations or innovations in the service sector, are supported.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that have the potential for strong international growth through the implementation of an innovative idea. The EIC Accelerator is aimed exclusively at individual applicants.
To be eligible to submit a project application, a technical project must be at Technology Readiness Level 6 (TLR 6). For this, TRL 5 must be largely completed. This means that the research must be (largely) completed and the technology must work in relevant environments.