• Startups’ ScaleUp and Innovation

    In the last years there has been a significant increase in the number of startups in Europe and many of them have already become successful. However, when it comes to scaling up, the United States is much better placed, perhaps because of their unified market, capital availability or a higher culture for risk. But what […]

  • Who are the SME Instrument Innovators?

    We get a lot of questions from curious entrepreneurs, puzzled by the sheer amount of information and the complexity of the EU Funded Programmes. One of the most common questions we receive is whether the SME Instrument prefers certain industries, stages of growth or certain countries. The answer is: it depends. First of all, it […]

  • Is the SME Instrument unleashing innovation capacity in companies?

    Recently, we have delved into the European Commission’s report on “Accelerating Innovation in Europe” in order to get valuable insights about the SME Instrument. Last week, we presented if and to what extent the SME Instrument help leverage private investments. The short answer is YES (have a look here on the main conclusions). This week […]

  • Does the SME Instrument help leverage private investments?

    The European Commission recently published a report investigating the impact of the SME Instrument on funded companies. The report gives a thorough overview of the programme, by providing data since its start in 2014 until the end of 2016. More specifically, it contains information regarding the profile of the winning companies, some insights about their […]

  • EYIF and EUSS at Latitude59 in Estonia

    Following the previous successful editions, EYIF renewed its partnership with Latitude59, the flagship startup and tech event of Estonia – the world’s first digital society. Our President, Kumardev Chatterjee, was invited to give a speech on “The Future of Mobility”. The panel was comprised by 3 more representatives from ground-breaking innovative companies, namely Srikumaar Ganesan […]