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Your participation and contributions were the right mix of ingredients for a very special event.
EIC Innovators’ Summit 2018 was brought to you with the support of Berlin based SCHALTZEIT. Schaltzeit is empowering innovation and foresight with tailored events, workshops and research since 2006.
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EIC Innovators’ Summit
The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot is inviting the Europe’s most thrilling innovators to the EIC Innovators’ Summit. The two-day event will bring together 1000 top SMEs, investors, corporate representatives, researchers and influencers.
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Innovators’ Summit App
Please download the Innovators’ Summit App to make the most of the networking event. All sessions, registration, matchmaking, meet ups, workshops will be available to you via the app as well as information on the location and where sessions are being held. You need the app to fully participate. We are a paperless event in accordance with green EU guidelines.
The download link will be provided in the confirmation email for your registration.
Guest Chefs
Don’t miss out on the chance to join our thriving and exclusive community and gain access to some of the most innovative European companies shaping the future of business. Iberdrola, P&G, Airbus and Balderton Capital are some of the distinguished guests that have already booked a seat at our table. Will you join them?
Innovation Kitchen Europe
The EIC Innovators’ Summit will be an exceptional networking platform for companies, finance and corporate partners to exchange experiences and explore business opportunities. Under the motto “Innovation Kitchen Europe”, expect to find a gourmet menu of engaging keynotes, curated workshops and enticing pitching sessions under an overall atmosphere of entrepreneurship and creativity.
Meet the chefs
Meet the chefs
Ideally placed in the middle of the venue, the Agora will be the connection point where you can learn all about the companies, their track record and the ingredients for their success. The chefs will present their recipes together with the people who invested in their company. Be inspired, get to know fruitful partnerships and learn both sides of the story.
Share your recipe
Share your recipe
The EIC Innovators' Summit is where you want to learn about internal organisation, gather insight on how to scale-up your business, improve your marketing and consumer satisfaction strategies, attract investors and funding or take your company to new markets. We've cooked up a series of unique workshops designed to allow participants to unleash their creativity, deepen their knowledge through collaboration and experience sharing, all under expert tutelage from our skilled team.
Dinner for two
Dinner for two
Networking is at the core of the event, and formal and informal opportunities will be created to promote sharing of experiences and opportunities. Business networking will be ensured using the matchmaking tool available from the registration and active throughout the event via our app. Participants will be able to select whom they want to meet and book a table for it.
Pitching Sessions
The 3-star cooking challenge
The 3-star cooking challenge
Eight pitching sessions on the main stage of the event will present an invaluable occasion to connect with some of the most delicious SMEs in Europe today. Only the top companies from our portfolio will be selected to pitch. The best recipes will be presented to a noteworthy panel of investors, VC's and business angels. The top 8 chefs voted by the audience will also receive a special award.
The best and freshest products and ideas from all over Europe will be in our market. This showcase will take place in the main hall of the conference, ensuring prime visibility to investors, potential clients and the media. If you're interested in reserving a seat, use our App to claim your spot in one of our two hot booths for limited time slot presentations. The market is the ideal place to meet with your project officer and discover all the funding opportunities available under the EIC pilot.
Our dessert cart will be packed with an assorted selection of textures and temperatures, combining local delicacies with international favourites. We're also baking superb sound and interactive entertainment options aimed to delight and engage our guests.
Berlin HotPot Tour
Berlin Partner for Business and Technology and the Enterprise Europe Network Berlin-Brandenburg invite you to have a look into Berlin’s innovation cuisine! The Berlin HotPot Tours will guide you to the ‘hot pots’ of Berlin innovation chefs. You will have the opportunity to look upon their shoulders and discover new tastes.  Explore the opportunities and new perspectives for your own business!
EIC Innovators’ Summit
Video Challenge
Join the most innovative companies in Europe at the EIC Innovators’ Summit 2018 in Berlin! Take on our video challenge and submit your best pitch until 19 July to get your ticket.
Luckenwalder Str. 4-6
10963 Berlin
STATION Berlin is one of the most extraordinary locations in Europe. Situated at the heart of Germany’s capital city, its superb accessibility, its dimensions, its technological resources as well as its architecture – which enjoys protected status as a historic landmark – collectively make this site a national and international hotspot.
We greatly look forward to the opportunity to greet you at STATION Berlin!

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