For thriving B2B Industrial Tech start-ups can benefit from a tailored support package. that are:

  • actively looking to grow.
  • with demonstrated meaningful customer validation and/or traction.
  • with a dedicated full-time team with a headquarters incorporated in a EU or Horizon Europe associated country.
  • looking to enhance and complement your business development efforts.

The Business Creation team will offer you a tailored package of business development services.  Please fill out the expression of interest form below, and a representative from the Business Creation team will be in touch shortly.

EIT Manufacturing invites women innovators (i.e. professionals, researchers or entrepreneurs) from EIT RIS eligible countries who have played a leading role in developing innovative manufacturing-related solutions to apply to the LEADERS – Women Innovators in Manufacturing at EIT RIS competition within the EIT Manufacturing's RIS Programme.

Who can apply:
   "LEADERS – Women Innovators in Manufacturing at EIT RIS" is open to applications from women innovators (i.e. professionals, researchers, entrepreneurs, etc.) that are citizens of EIT RIS eligible countries and play a leading role in developing solution fitting one of the following EIT Manufacturing strategic objectives (SOs), as set out in the Strategic Agenda 2021- 2027: 

  • Put people at the center of manufacturing
  • Accelerate green manufacturing
  • Foster sovereignty and competitiveness

The call is open for women that are citizens of EIT RIS eligible countries:

• EU Member States: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia

• Horizon Europe Associated Countries: Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Türkiye, Ukraine 

• Outermost Regions: Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Réunion, Martinique, Mayotte and Saint-Martin (France), the Azores and Madeira (Portugal), and the Canary Islands (Spain)

Key Dates
1st phase
 Call opening: 14th May , 2024, 12:00 AM CEST 

Call closing: 15th July, 2024, 23:59 CEST 

Call online Info Session: June 7th 2024, 11:00 AM CEST 

Eligibility and admissibility check: Until 22nd July 2024 

Online pitch training for eligible applicants: early September 2024

 2nd phase
Online pitch submission: by 20th September 2024 

Evaluation of full proposals: 21st September to 9th October, 2024 

Communication of results: 11th October, 2024

Standstill period: 18th October - 18th November, 2024 

Awarding ceremony: second half of November 2024, in Budapest – TBC                                                                                                                            


EIT Manufacturing