Introduction to the EIC Transition scheme (22 June)

The event is intended for researchers, innovators, technology transfer specialist and knowledge exchange staff who are interested in applying to the European Innovation Council (EIC) Transition scheme.

The UKRO team and the UK NCPs for the EIC, Genevra Kirby and Claire Griffin, Innovate UK's Innovation lead for commercialisation, Emma Burke and Margaret Patterson will give an overview of the EIC, focusing on the newly launched Transition scheme, including eligibility criteria, evaluation criteria, how to move results up the technology readiness levels (TRLs) and looking towards the EIC Accelerator scheme.

Welcome – Branwen Hide, UKRO

Introduction to Horizon Europe and UK Association – Phil Holliday, UKRO

Overview of EIC Transition call – Genevra Kirby, Innovate UK and Claire Griffin, Invest NI

  • Overview of EIC
  • EIC Transition Open and Transition Challenges
  • Evaluation criteria

Moving up the TRLs: early research to commercialisation – Emma Burke, Innovation lead for commercialisation and PM for the ICURe programme, Innovate UK

Looking forwards to the EIC Accelerator – Margaret Patterson


The webinar will be delivered by Zoom. Attendance is free of charge but registration is mandatory. Upon registration, a confirmation email will be sent with joining instructions.

The webinar will be recorded and made available alongside a copy of the presentations after the webinar.

Post Webinar Information

Presentation Slides

Summary Document

Response to Q&A (coming soon)

Webinar Recording


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22 June 2021
The UK Research Office (UKRO)
Webinars, ERC