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EIC Forum

Improving coordination between innovation programmes. What the forum is, next steps, contact information

What is the EIC Forum?

The EIC Forum, as a place to share experience and collect, discuss and test new ideas and proposals from Member States, Associated Countries and stakeholders and their possible uptake and scaling up at European level, is an important platform to discuss and coordinate innovation policy and support the programming of Horizon Europe.

The EIC Forum focuses first on a number of priority areas that are discussed in five Working Groups:

  1. EIC Forum Working Group on Innovation Policy
  2. EIC Forum Working Group on Innovation Procurement
  3. EIC Forum Working Group on Data
  4. EIC Forum Working Group on Plug-in scheme to the EIC accelerator
  5. EIC Forum Working Group on EIC Prizes Alumni network

The Forum is a place where innovators and policymakers work together on improving Europe‘s innovation ecosystem, while helping each other to replicate success stories.

More Information

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  • News article

EIC Forum Policy Orientations 2022 published

Today Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel met in Brussels with the members of the EIC Forum to discuss implementation of the New European Innovation Agenda and EIC Forum policy orientations for 2022.