Engage with Europe’s Future Innovation Leaders at the EUtop50 Founders and Tech Festival in the heart of Europe
Palais des Académies | European Parliament
Brussels | 26 & 27 November
Brussels | 26 & 27 November
Founder & CEO, ID Guardian
Founder, Cardio Technology
Founder, Amadou Leather
We are open to all Innovators!
START-UPS & SCALE-UPS
We invite Start-ups and Scale-ups from across Europe
R&D & SCIENCE INNOVATORS
Emerging technologies and innovations with a high market potential resulting from an annual investment of nearly 400 bn. € in science and research in Europe
Selected by Leading Universities of Applied Sciences
EUTOP50 Festival Highlights!
Future Innovation Leaders
TechTalks with Future Innovation Leaders
Experts give advice and share solutions to help you move up to the next level
Showcase your innovative products and solutions
Meet and connect with investors, corporates, start-up experts and peers
Mix and share ideas with Policy Makers, Innovators, Investors, Industry Leaders
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Digital Transformation Industry 4.0
Materials/Chemicals for sustainability
Healthcare for a better life
Food for all
Internet of Things
EUTOP50 Founders and Tech Festival Programme
26 & 27 November 2018
Monday, 26 November
13:00 – 14:00 | Opening and Networking Lunch
13:00 – 17:30 | Exhibition and 1:1 Matchmaking
14:00 – 15:30 | TechTalks with Young Innovation Leaders
Pitches Session 1
16:00 – 17:30 | Investors and Innovation Financing Forum
*EUTOP50 Mentors and Winners are invited to attend the Opening Ceremony and the Anniversary Cocktail Reception of the 10th EIS in the European Parliament.
Tuesday, 27 November
08:00 – 09:00 | Networking Breakfast
08:00 – 17:30 | Exhibition and 1:1 Matchmaking
09:00 – 10:30 | TechTalks with Young Innovation Leaders
Pitches Session 2
11:00 – 12:30 | TechTalks with Young Innovation Leaders
Pitches Session 3
13:00 – 14:00 | Networking Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 | Start-ups Needs Forum
16:00 – 17:30 | TechTalks with Young Innovation Leaders
Pitches Session 4
18:00 – 20:00 | Award Ceremony & Networking Cocktail
Organized in the European Parliament
⋆ The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the program at any time in the case of unforeseen circumstances.
More than just another Startup Competition.
We are building the most influential innovation leader mentorship programme in Europe.
Our mission is to empower young founders who are building breakthrough products and technologies that meet Europe’s most pressing needs.
We believe that the best way to do this is by connecting them to innovation leaders, corporate ventures organisations, financing sources and growth facilities.
Europe’s Future Innovation Leaders
Facilitating market access and growth of young founders in Europe.
Horizon 2020’s SME Instrument is a €3 billion EU fund to support high-potential companies to develop “ground-breaking innovative products, services or processes”.
- The SME Instrument will help 7,500 companies to put their innovations onto the market, by the end of 2020.
- Since 2014, more than 2,400 SMEs were selected to receive funding in 36 countries
- The fund has already supported 11 startups that made an exit in 2017
You will learn more about EU support for startups a la conference
Since the 1st European Innovation Summit in 2009, the Knowledge4Innovation Forum in the European Parliament has organised several hundred events bringing together over 12.000 innovation experts and policy makers in passionate debates about the future of innovation in Europe. There is a broad consensus for the need to achieve a greater impact from Europe’s great knowledge base and talented young people’s ideas to fully exploit the innovation opportunity.
The EUtop50 as part of the European Innovation Summit provides for a unique setting in terms of relevant stakeholders and information for start-ups to move their venture to the next level.
- TechTalks with Future Innovation Leaders
- Innovation Tutorials
- 1:1 Matchmaking
Sectors and technologies covered
Sectors: Digital Transformation/Industry 4.0, Climate change mitigation, Clean Energy, Food for all, Healthcare for a better life, Materials/Chemicals for sustainability, Urban Mobility/Carbon free transport, FinTech/Financial services, Education it’s about STEM and more
Technologies: Artificial Intelligence/machine learning, Big data analytics, Blockchain, Quantum Technologies, Next generation computing, Internet of Things/5G mobile, Genome Editing/Crispr, Augmented/Virtual\Reality
EUTOP50 Organizers and Partners
Turning European knowledge and ideas into value
A space for debate on the Future of Innovation in Europe
Empowering the next generation of European Startups