The SME Instrument 2018 Impact Report is out and since it contains many interesting insights into one of the most popular and essential players on the European innovation scene, we thought we should give you the main highlights. First of all, since the start of the program in 2014, the SME Instrument now has received […]
Between 26th and 28th of February the EU Startup Services team will be in Barcelona meeting startups at 4 Years From Now (4YFN). At 4YFN Louis Papaemmanuel will be mentoring startups on how to secure EU Funding, focusing on the tools the EU provides: the SME Instrument, Fast Track to Innovation and Future & Emerging […]
Starting this year, the SME Instrument, one of the most popular European funding programmes, has a series of changes start-ups and SMEs will need to know. Here are the main changes according to the H2020’s 2018-2020 Work Programme: 1)The European Innovation Council pilot – the European one-stop innovation place: The SME Instrument is now […]
Meet Our Team
— Founder and President, European Young Innovators Forum
Kumardev is a highly regarded Young Innovation leader, top-tier ICT industry professional, European Commission appointed expert and New York Times published opinion leader, all by the age of 35.
— Co-Founder and COO
Nicholas oversees the operations of of EU StartUp Services, develops the partnerships and expansion strategy of the company across Europe.
– Director, Sales and Customer Relations
An expert in Funding for Startups and VCs, Louis is currently heading the team at EU Startup Services, directly securing over 30 direct grants ranging between €50K to €2,5M for innovative startups in the past year alone.
— Senior Proposal Writer & Sales Manager
Matilde has joined EUSS in August 2017 as Senior Proposal Writer & Sales Manager. Italian by roots and traveller by choice. She has worked as Analyst for Deloitte both in the UK and Switzerland and as Head of Sales and Projects in Brussels, supporting clients on H2020 and the SME Instrument as well as other European funding instruments.
– Operations Manager
Alessandra has worked in both the private sector in Italy and London and the European Commission in Brussels, in DG ECHO. She has participated in numerous European and International projects and conferences, always striving for youth’s voice to be heard. She loves travelling, horse-back riding, good food and wine (she is very Italian in this aspect). She is getting used to the Belgian weather, although it will take some time.
— Country Manager, Barcelona
Damià has a native Entrepreneurial instinct. Very proactive and hands-on Executive profile, holding an extensive experience managing and leading start-up companies, creating and launching IT products since 1983, helping international technology brands entering to the Spanish market, educating and developing markets, managing operations, negotiating business partnerships, executing marketing strategies and sales development strategies.
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