EIC Info Day – Financing for scale up breakthrough technologies and game changing innovations: EIC Accelerator

  • 04-11-2024
  • Impact Hub Bucharest Universitate, Strada Tudor Arghezi 8-10, București, Romania

EIC Info Day Powered by MSP & Impact Hub Bucharest

Onsite event – Impact Hub Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

11st April, 2024 | 9:00-13:30

Are you :

  • applicants to EIC Accelerator with SoE holder,
  • start-ups or SMEs that:
    • have the ambition and commitment to scale up,
    • have a innovative, game changing product, service or business model that could create new markets or disrupt existing ones in Europe and even worldwide,
    • are looking for substantial funding, but the risks involved are too high for private investors alone to invest?

Trying to navigate the many funds and don’t know where to begin?

Then start here with our whistle stop tour of funding opportunities via EIC Accelerator and the support available to businesses to successfully secure the funding you need.

This event will provide an opportunity for MSP & Impact Hub Bucharest members and entire interested audience to briefly hear from different points of view and approaches about potential access to funding and investments opportunities to develop and scale up game-changing innovations, knowledge and information/ experience sharing, tips & tricks, lessons learned and success stories.

Following the presentations, members and the audience will have the opportunity to interact with the presenters in a Q&A session.


  • Free for anyone interested.

For whom?

SMEs, start-ups and spinout companies, universities and research centers with deal innovations:

  • in any field of technology and innovations that cut across different scientific, technological, sectoral and application fields or represent novel combinations.
  • or application, innovations in areas where breakthrough technologies or game-changing innovations developed by start-ups or SMEs can have a major impact on EU objectives

Where? Onsite

ONLINE, via zoom



  • Date/time 11 april 2024; 9.30-13.30

Registration below:


09:00 – 09:30 Welcome coffee & registration

09:30 Welcome and “tour de table” by Roxana Lupascu (host)

09:40 Empowering Visionaries: Bridging the Gap from Research to Impact

  • Ms. Oana Craioveanu – Co-founder Impact Hub Bucharest

09:55  The role of the Romanian NCP

  • Ms. Elena Ungureanu – Romanian NCP EIC Accelerator

10:15 The European Innovation Council: support for deep-tech innovators and researchers

  • Mr Michiel Scheffer – President of the EIC Board

10:30 Novelties in WP 2024  EIC Accelerator

  • Ms. Gabriela-Cristina Mara – Project Advisor the EIC Accelerator 
  • Ms. Oana Popescu– Strategic Communications & Stakeholder Outreach- EIC Business Acceleration Services

11:00 Pitch your innovation… (Novelties in the process of evaluating and judging the proposals)

  • Mr. Cosmin Ochisor – Jury member of the EIC Accelerator

11:15 New ways & tools to approach excellence in innovation, to support scale up companies and Women-led innovative companies in widening countries

  • Ms. Roxana Lupascu – Innovation & Business Development Expert – Magurele Science Park   – Romania

11:45 The story behind the story : Mr. Dinu Tepes – Co-founder Svelte ( EIC beneficiary)

12:00 Success story : Mr. Emanuel DogaruCo-founder at AMSIMCEL ( EIC beneficiary)

12:30 Q&A

13:15 Networking

13:30 Closure of the meeting


Roxana Lupașcu

Asociația “Măgurele Science Park”

  • Interval oră: 09:00 - 13:30 (UTC+3)

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