Fast track for the EIC Accelerator

Fast Track: channelling EIT Urban Mobility-
supported startups to the EIC Accelerator

Are you looking for new investment opportunities for your startup? Thanks to the collaboration between the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) and the European Innovation Council (EIC) you can become one of the 20 promising start-ups to advance to the later application stages of the competitive EIC Accelerator programme.

Under the Fast Track for the EIC Accelerator service, EIT Urban Mobility-supported startups that are selected to participate will be given the opportunity to receive top-notch mentoring and coaching support from our experts as well as application guidance that will allow you to skip the EIC Accelerator’s short application – the 1st stage.

Receive expert tailored support to scale up your ground-breaking innovations and get the opportunity to evolve towards unique ready-to-invest projects like the EIC Accelerator.

Up to €2.5 million
and investments
of up to €15 million
managed

by the EIC fund.

Why join the EIC accelerator?

The EIC Accelerator supports companies to develop and scale-up game-changing innovations. This EIC programme provides substantial financial support with grant funding of up to €2.5 million and investments of up to €15 million managed by the EIC fund.

In addition, companies that get selected to participate in the EIC accelerator become part of the EIC community and its benefits.

What do you get?

Fast track access

Apply directly to the 2nd stage of the EIC Accelerator’s application process, after being screened by EIT Urban Mobility

Application support

EIT Urban Mobility experts will review your full application before you submit it to the EIC Accelerator

Mentoring & coaching

Receive mentoring and coaching services from our top-notch experts to address any pain-points identified in the full proposal

Funding

Receive mentoring and coaching services from our top-notch experts to address any pain-points identified in the full proposal

Who should apply?

The Fast Track welcomes startups that:

  • Have not previously applied to an EIC Accelerator programme
  • Are an SME according to the EU definition
  • Own or have rights to the IP (if applicable) that form the basis of the project or product
  • Are already incorporated and operating in a Horizon Europe country

Interested to join?

In case you are interested to join the EIT Fast Track programme, or you would
like to receive more information, please reach out to your Business Creation
manager or contact the EIT Urban Mobility Business Creation team via:

business.creation@eiturbanmobility.eu