The Access2EIC -Seal of Excellence community aims at gathering high potential European companies that received from the European Commission a “Seal of Excellence” certificate and European equity investors. It takes the cue from the successful experience run under the Access4SMEs project.
The Seal of Excellence label means that the companies have been successful in a highly competitive evaluation process by independent experts in the context of the SME Instrument/EIC Accelerator. The Seal of Excellence certification demonstrates the high quality and business potential of SMEs’ projects. It allows these projects to have more credibility and visibility towards potential investors.
This support action is implemented by Bpifrance and other H2020 National Contact Points under the Access2EIC project - a 16-months coordination and support action directed at National Contact Points in the domains of EIC Pathfinder and Accelerator and access to risk finance.
Overall Access2EIC aims at: