Business Coaching, Outsourcing & Recruitment



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Service description
A one- to twelve-month service for EIC Transition, Pathfinder and Accelerator beneficiaries. This service aims to leverage the experience of the Catalyze-Group, having worked on hundreds of business cases and with many companies that have successfully scaled up. We advise, use our experiences and critical perspectives to provide EIC beneficiaries with important insights and guidance, including understanding their path ahead, as well as to identify and tackle risks. The topics include product-market fit, innovative SME team development, investment (VC) processes from lead to deal, financing strategies, etc. Expert consultants of the Catalyze-Group will serve as right-hand advisors to support starting and scale-up businesses and can contribute topic-specific expertise in the fields of Life Sciences & Health and Green & Sustainable Innovations. Operational challenges (e.g., management of the innovation portfolio, business development, fundraising, early company management, and interim management roles) can be tackled by outsourcing Catalyze experts for a limited period of time to join the team. Catalyze Group consultants and recruiters can also support in a search of the right (executive) team member or business developer. The service will run on a rolling basis in 2024 and 2025 and all EIC beneficiaries can benefit from a 15% discount on their first 2 contracts with Catalyze.
Sector agnostic
Technology Readiness Level
TRL 1 – Basic principles observed
TRL 2 – Technology concept formulated
TRL 3 – Experimental proof of concept
TRL 4 – Technology validated in lab
TRL 5 – Technology validated in relevant environment
TRL 6 – Technology demonstrated in relevant environment
TRL 7 – System prototype demonstration in operational environment
TRL 8 – System complete and qualified
TRL 9 – Actual system proven in operational environment
Disclaimer related to service

Catalyze is a consultancy firm that specialized in 3 areas, namely, Life Science & Health, Green & Sustainable Innovations and Ai, Data and Digitalisation. Catalyze reserves the right to not engage with EIC beneficiaries that fall outside of these three areas.

Financial requirements

€200 per hour, typically 4 hours per week up to 40 hours per week. All EIC beneficiaries can benefit from a 15% discount on their first 2 contracts with Catalyze.