Access to Market



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Service description
An ongoing matchmaking service targeting all EIC beneficiaries. This service offers access for signed-up EIC beneficiaries to the EIT Manufacturing ecosystem, aimed at increased market opportunities. More specifically, EIT Manufacturing will provide a tailored programme including active introductions to potentially relevant customers and/or support for new country/market access opportunities, dissemination of activities, etc. Potential IP training 101 may also be offered as an option for startups that are new to the market. The main target audiences are EIC beneficiaries with TRL 7 and above. The implementation will be hybrid (Online/Direct) conducted via a dedicated EIT Manufacturing point of contact.
Technology Readiness Level
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

These services are offered through EIT Manufacturing personnel (points of contact) that are directly based in its Co-location Centers (CLCs). (Each Co-location Center caters to specific geographies (countries that are signatories to the Horizon Europe programme), and cross-CLC liaison is also possible for relevant activities.) Link: The services may only be offered to companies that fit the strategic objectives of EIT Manufacturing and associated/partner manufacturing entities. Objectives include (non-exhaustive list): Competitive Manufacturing Skills & Social Sustainability, Powerful Manufacturing Innovations Ecosystems, globally competitive and resilient Manufacturing, Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing, Manufacturing fit for the Digital age, etc. For more information, please click here: EIC Beneficiary applicants should note that under the usual circumstances, the support period is expected to last 6-12 months, depending on the needs of the startups. Nevertheless, the period will be adjusted depending on the requirements of EIC Beneficiary applicants and the EIC Partner’s capacity at that moment in time, keeping in mind this Partnership Programme’s duration and timeline as well (e.g., the period will be reduced/increased). All service periods will be assessed on an individual basis.

Financial requirements

:The service is offered in the form of a package at € 5000/EIC beneficiary for the pre-defined period of support assessed on a case-by-case basis.