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A curated list of challenges, programs, funding opportunities, academic research and startups that have caught our eye.

CHALLENGE: Nitrites and nitrates replacement from meat processed products (Cooked and Dried products)

The main issue is to identify a possible new chemical solution or/and a new process for substitution of the nitrites and nitrates used as curing agents in the meat product and processes (mainly added as mineral) by natural substitutes others than plant extracts source/rich in nitrates (as celery or other green vegetables (swiss chard)).

Award: 10KEUR and payment for the production of the idea.

EU funds for innovative SME’s

We are looking for innovative SME’s companies, who is looking for EU funds. We support SMEs and startups to apply to the EIC Accelerator.

The EIC Accelerator focuses in particular on innovations building on scientific discovery or technological breakthroughs *(“deep tech”) and where significant funding is needed over a long timeframe before returns can be generated (“patient capital”). Applications 9June 2021 and 9 October 2021.

Kristina Hudrap, CEO Tiko Pro

IoT device which transforms any shop into an 4.0 intelligent shop in less than 5 minutes

We developed an API as well as a plug and play hardware connected to the printer of any cash system. With our hardware, we transform any shop into a 4.0 intelligent shop.
We crush data and translate them into bite-sized actions empowering shops to make smarter decisions for their business.

Contact them to test this new technology.

Remote Conference Live from RWTH Aachen, June 21 and 22, 2021

The International Open and User Innovation (OUI) Conference is the leading academic conference on user innovation and open innovation, two closely related paradigms that have changed our thinking about innovation and creativity in the last decades.

Organized by the Open & User Innovation Society since 2002, the OUI Conference brings together about 300-400 researchers from around the world to exchange recent research in open innovation, user innovation, open source/open hardware, collaborative innovation, citizen/free innovation, open innovation policies, and related topics.

ISPIM 2021

Join us at the 2021 ISPIM Innovation Conference (Berlin). Engage with fellow innovation professionals from academia, industry, consulting and the public sector in workshops, hot-topic discussions and discussion panels as well as during the networking events. Hear from leading innovation thought leaders in fireside chats and interviews during the event.

Given the continued uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic, it is our intention to run the Berlin conference as a virtual event. We will try to add an in-person programme closer to the date depending on developments.  All tickets will always be valid for the virtual programme and delegates would be allowed to “upgrade them” for in-person participation should circumstances permit us to meet in Berlin. 

Apply for the first European Innovation Procurement Awards

Each category will reward the winner with EUR 75 000 and one runner-up with EUR 25 000. Deadline for submitting applications: 29 July 2021

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