European Commission

The European Commission is the EU’s politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the EU.

What does the Commission do?

  • Proposes new laws
  • Manages EU policies & allocates EU funding
  • Enforces EU law
  • Represents the EU internationally

Startup Europe

Startup Europe is an initiative of the European Commission designed to connect startups, investors, accelerators, entrepreneurs, corporate networks, universities and the media through an array of networks. Furthermore, it intends to connect local startup ecosystems around Europe and enhance their capacity to invest in other markets such as Silicon Valley or India.

European Parliament
EIT RawMaterials

EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the largest and strongest consortium in the raw materials sector worldwide. Its vision is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe. Its mission is to boost competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European raw materials sector via radical innovation, new educational approaches and guided entrepreneurship.

EIT RawMaterials Accelerator

The EIT RawMaterials Accelerator Programme aims to develop Start-ups so that they can rapidly become suppliers to, and perhaps future partners of, the EIT RawMaterials network. The EIT RawMaterials Accelerator Programme is novel because it can make an introduction to customers in the EIT RawMaterials partner network who are willing to adopt innovations; and, it connects local and national ecosystems to the Pan-European network of a pilot and test infrastructure facilities as well as potential customers.


IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.

Start it @KBC

Start it @kbc supports and promotes innovative and scalable entrepreneurship and, with over 477 startups, is Belgium’s largest startup community. To achieve this, the community concludes partnerships with organizations and companies that adopt the same pay-it-forward mentality.


Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. Techstars founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow.


Glowfly spotlights young founders who are building breakthrough solutions to most pressing challenges. They connect talent across Europe facilitating knowledge exchange and building a trusted network of founders.

Innovators Magazine

Innovators Magazine features news and insight on the cross sector pioneers and leaders making strides to accelerate the shift to a sustainable world for all. The good news is that by harnessing innovation, industries and businesses can, and are, transforming the world and tackling the .

Incubator Europe

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Providing solutions to major problems – together for a better life