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

Cristian Tamas

Co-Founder TypingDNA

Kamil Adamczyk

Co-Founder Inteliclinic

Marcin Pilarz

Co-Founder Talkin`Things

Joseph Harb

Founder of Happitech

EUTOP50 Festival Highlights!

Future Innovation Leaders

Future Innovation Leaders

TechTalks with Future Innovation Leaders

Innovation Tutorials

Innovation Tutorials

Experts give advice and share solutions to help you move up to the next level

Exhibition

Exhibition

Showcase your innovative products and solutions

1:1 Matchmaking

1:1 Matchmaking

Meet and connect with investors, corporates, start-up experts and peers

Networking

Networking

Mix and share ideas with Policy Makers, Innovators, Investors, Industry Leaders

Registration will open soon

  • The best way to predict the future is to create it.

    Abraham Lincoln

Mission

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.

Focus Areas

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Digital Transformation Industry 4.0

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Materials/Chemicals for sustainability

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Clean Energy

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Healthcare for a better life

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Urban mobility

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AI/Big Data

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Food for all

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Internet of Things

Value Proposition

More than just another Startup Competition.

Talent
Talent
Together with Europe`s Future Innovation Leaders we are launching a novel mentorship initiative building a community of innovators that benefits from each other`s experience. The EUtop50 is facilitating knowledge exchange among the next generation of founders in cooperation with corporate venture organisations.
Finance
Finance
We provide information and access to funding from public and private sources including novel funding concepts from alternative financing to ICOs.
Knowledge
Knowledge
Europe is the global leader in the production of knowledge stemming from an annual investment of 300 bn. Euros in public R&D. The outcomes are waiting to be exploited generating new solutions and businesses. We are working with leading innovation actors from across Europe to turn Europe’s knowledge into economic power.
Policy
Policy
We are still far away from a single market for innovation in Europe. The K4I Forum in the European Parliament and initiatives such as the Pact4Innovation are striving to get the best possible legal framework in support of innovators operating in Europe.

Europe’s Future Innovation Leaders

Facilitating market access and growth of young founders in Europe.

Leadership

Membership

Empowerment

Community

EU Support

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

EUtop50 Founders and Tech Festival

26-27 November 2018, Brussels

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.

Programme

  1. TechTalks with Future Innovation Leaders
  2. Innovation Tutorials
  3. Exhibition
  4. 1:1 Matchmaking
  5. Networking

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

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