Investment readiness programme

Develop and enhance business relationships by participating in our international missions and corporate activities in 2023.

Eureka will be organising:

  • International missions with opportunities for SMEs to connect with non-EU investors and key strategic partners.
  • Corporate activities helping SMEs approach multinational corporate investors for business partnerships. Learn about best practices and collaborating to develop solutions to industry challenges.

You can apply if your startup or SME is based in a Eureka country.

International missions

In 2020 and 2021, we organised international missions to attend the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) in Singapore and Collision in Canada. 

In 2022, we organised an international mission for 30 SMEs and startups with Web Summit, "the best technology conference in the planet” (Forbes), taking place in Lisbon from 1-4 November.

Keep visiting our website and subscribe to our newsletter to learn about the next international missions set to take place in 2023.


Investment readiness aims 

By participating in our events, you can:

  • learn about international growth opportunities,
  • forge connections with non-European investors and
  • establish and explore relationships, partnerships and investment opportunities with large corporates and corporate venture teams.

Participating corporate/key partners

A series of online tailor-made sessions with corporates and strategic partners.

The corporate activities will give you the opportunity to meet, learn from and develop partnerships with leading corporates from different sectors.

We have held sessions with:

Our activities with corporate partners this year will include:

  1. online sessions on specific corporate challenges
  2. thematic online sessions
  3. a workshop (by invitation only) where corporate partners will exchange views and learn from each other about how they organise their open innovation activities and investment vehicles for startups. Eureka will also provide an overview of all Eureka programmes and activities for SMEs and startups.

Attend an online session with the European Space Agency (ESA) on 6 June at 10:00-11:00 CEST. During this session, the ESA will present its new call for proposals in the context of its ScaleUp Marketplace project.

Register for ESA session

Attend an online session with corporate Telefónica on 6 June at 15:00-16:30 CEST. In this webinar, Telefónica will present challenges to startups and SMEs.

Register for Telefónica session

Attend an online session with corporate Modelo Continente (MC) on 12 September. In this webinar, MC will present challenges to startups and SMEs. Then, you will have until 13 October to present your solution.

Attend an online session with corporate Solvay on 19 September. In this webinar, Solvay will present challenges to startups and SMEs. Then, you will have until 6 October to present your solution.