EBAN is involved in several EU projects that foster entrepreneurship in all sectors in Europe and beyond.
How can you get involved?
As an Investor
As an Investor
— Sign up to be a mentor or coach for entrepreneurs
— Host an EU Project event with us
— If you are preparing a proposal for an EU Project, EBAN is ready to support your consortium or join it as a partner
Become an expert, coach and jury member in our EU Projects!
As a member of the EBAN Network, you have access to opportunities in mentoring, training, grant funding, workshops leading, expertise sharing, and much more! Take this one-minute survey and join our actions in supporting European Entrepreneurs.
As an Entrepreneur
As an Entrepreneur
— Attend EU Projects events
— Receive investment readiness training
— Pitch in front of investors
Take part in EU Projects: access funding, trainings, accelerate your go-to-market strategy and more!
Grow your business with easy-to-apply funding opportunities, exclusive partnerships with global brands and community knowledge.
Interested? Take a look at our current EU projects below.
Current EU projects
RRIstart responds to the EU efforts to foster impact investment by developing an innovative RRI-based model for startups, blended with novel RRI-based impact investment indicators, through the adoption of a lean/agile approach to RRI embedment.
RAISE develops a new and sustainable integrated support framework to foster start-up growth and scale-up across Europe in all its dimensions, from initial funding, research support to public incentives and internationalisation
African – European Digital Innovation Bridge Network
AEDIB|NET aims at bridging Digital Innovation Ecosystems across Africa and Europe by supporting the creation of African Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) and by connecting European and African start-ups, SMEs, DIHs and investors in trans-continental partnerships.
BioNanoPolys is an Innovation test bed for developing safe nano-embedded biobased materials for new advanced applications in sectors such as polymers, packaging, textile, agriculture, cosmetics, pharma, hygiene, food, and additive manufacturing.
RiEcoLab develops a novel way of performing R&D in universities: the new operational framework will support the creation of spin-offs and ensure immediate commercialisation of scientific findings. By driving understanding and commitment to industry-led research and lean go-to-market, RiEcoLab supports smart specialisation and innovation within European educational institutions.
ARIEES will support the development of impact investment capabilities into the next generation entrepreneurs in Eastern Europe by helping universities (and potentially adult training centres) to include impact investment know-how in their entrepreneurship courses and to upgrade the digital competences of lecturers/trainers to ensure that the impact investment knowledge can be properly infused.
BAKE is a EU project aimed at developing a toolkit for entrepreneurs and investors with fair and balanced guidelines, training materials, vocabulary usage and case studies.
This will enable entrepreneurs to participate in cutting-edge and forward-looking training courses.
SPREAD2INNO brings together different innovation stakeholders (incubators, accelerators, businesses, research organisations, consultancies and networks) to implement a replicable programme for the provision of high-quality business services and to enhance collaboration between different entities of well-connected and less connected regional innovation ecosystems, with immediate impacts on the local and EU level
The general objective of the project ENTREPRENEDU is creating a high replicable and scalable venture building program, an educational model for the European entrepreneurial ecosystems developed via a series of 3 Hackathons, developed at regional level, supporting concepts and ideas to become concrete solutions.
EU-LAC Digital Accelerator aims to contribute to innovation and digital transformation of the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region by generating entrepreneurial projects, developing sound business cases, and accelerating multi-stakeholder and private sector collaboration and joint ventures between European-LAC businesses in digital area.
The Ready2Scale project aims to connect Digital and Deep-Tech (DDT) start-up ecosystems, from 14 Widening countries, increasing their engagement with the EIC, national & international offerings and enhancing their capabilities to scale-up outside national borders. Running for 2 years, this project will include 2 open calls for startups, in which 25+ will be selected to receive up to 60,000 euro in funding, a 6 month acceleration programme, market discovery missions, and access to specialised training from our pool of over 100 mentors.
Connect2Scale is an EU-funded project dedicated to promote collaboration, knowledge exchange, and strategic partnerships in the entrepreneurial finance landscape. The initiative brings together investors, entrepreneurs, and financial experts to create a dynamic environment for innovation and growth. Through networking opportunities and shared insights as well as a dedicated platform aimed at facilitating cross border investments, named Investment Lighthouses, Connect2Scale aims to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem and promoting investments across Europe.