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EIC ePitching to investors on Manufacturing powered by EuroQuity on January 26 at 2pm CET

The European Innovation Council and EuroQuity-Bpifrance are pleased to invite investors to participate in our EIC ePitching. This edition will focus on manufacturing and will take place on 26 January 2021, at 2 PM (CET). Seven EIC-backed SMEs were selected by a jury of investors and will have the chance to present their innovative solutions during an online event to a jury of investors, consisting of representatives from 360 Cap, Basinghall Partners, BTOV, Caixa Capital Risc, Iris Capital, and Presto Ventures.

Manufacturing accounts for more than 16% of Europe’s GDD and more than 28 million jobs across the continent.  This sector alone is responsible for close to 50% of Europe’s innovation expenditure, making it a driving force of innovation. In this light the European Innovation Council and EuroQuity is organising an EIC ePitching to Investors on Manufacturing next January 26 at 2 pm CET, to further stimulate the progress of innovation in the sector and across Europe.

This will be the opportunity to discover seven EIC-backed SMEs providing manufacturing solutions will have the chance to present their innovative solutions to a jury of investors – consisting of representatives from 360 Cap, Basinghall Partners, BTOV, Caixa Capital Risc, Iris Capital, and Presto Ventures.  These companies were selected by the jury of investors and they were all funded by the European Commission and are now part of their most exclusive acceleration programme.

Following this session, investors are invited to schedule one-to-one meetings with the companies of their preference.

Here is detailed program of the start-ups pitching:

Infinite Foundry - Improving production efficiency - Automobiles & Auto Parts / Oil & Gas / Industrial Conglomerates / Renewable Energy / Electrical Utilities & IPPs
Infinite Foundry is a 3D digital plant platform for improved production efficiency in any industrial sector. Through precise laser-scanning, the production site is virtualized in a 3D model. This digital twin enables the remote detection and the prediction of production failures, the simulation of processes for optimization and virtual reality trainings for better worker ergonomics. Winner of the IoT Challenge 2020 by Altice. Major customers include Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Renault, Continental, L'Oréal. | TRL: 8-9 | SAM: $8,5B (5% of TAM) | Next Step : commercial expansion | 4.5M€ sought – Portugal - Machinery, Equipment & Components, Software & IT Services has been designed for domain experts (Shop floor/QA Engineer) to uncover patterns, clusters in their complex data correlate & analyze critical data across systems to ultimately reduce the Cost of Poor Quality to a Manufacturer and increase productivity. Secured multiple early customers following various paid for POCs and recently signed the first stage of a channel partnership with Capgemini | TRL: 7/8 | TAM:  7 - Western Europe for Cognitive Analytics Tools. | Next Step: Commercialization acceleration | 1-1.5M€ Sought - Germany

TWEVO, Lda. - Beverages, Food & Tobacco, Machinery, Equipment & Components, Transport Infrastructure
Industry 4.0 At TWEVO we aim at being the reference global provider of Industry 4.0 wireless solutions. Our TRIW wireless protocol is the first high-speed, interference resilient, cable-grade reliable wireless protocol for smart manufacturing, outperforming WiFi, Bluetooth and other generic wireless protocols in harsh high mobility environments. Paid pilot project with largest brewery in the world - AB InBev; 2nd project under negotiation. Several pilots scheduled for Q1 2021. 2016 CMU InResidence entrepreneurship award. Top 5 SME Instruments rank in call. | TRL: 7-8 | TAM: $5B | Next Step: Go-to-market | 0.8M€ sought - Portugal

MOTEG - e-mobility/ electic drives/ automotive
MOTEG develops and produces electric drives with highest efficiency, lowest weigh, smallest dimensions, lowest noise and reasonable costs for the e-mobility markets. Our aviation and automotive customers are global players and MOTEG too! MOTEG has already customers in Europe, US and Australia. MOTEG has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programs.  | TRL: 6-9 | TAM: € >10B | Next Step : commercial acceleration | 6M€ sought - Germany

Makersite - Software & IT Services
For manufacturing companies with complex supply chains that want to accelerate product development, build resilience or reduce costs Makersite is a disruptive digital twin platform that uses AI to connect and enrich your cross-departmental data into live models for analysis, collaboration and decision support |10+ awards incl. Top 10 startups of 2019 by innovation radar |TRL 8/9 |TAM $70B | 100% YoY growth | Next step: scaling | 3M€ sought – Germany

Phononic DeepTech / Advanced Materials 
We bring to market innovative solutions to reduce noise and vibration based on Metamaterials, i.e advanced materials whose acoustic and vibration control performances are defined by the shape and topology of the unit cell and therefore are independent from the raw material itself. Partner with a Tier 1 global Automotive Manufacturer, with 2 Top European Appliances Manufacturers and 1 European Railway Infrastructure owner (Deutsche Bahn) - Partner in a FET Open Project (BOHEME) - Winner of a SME 1 Instrument Horizon 2020 Project - Winner of the 2020 DB Mindbox ConTech Challenge | TRL: 7-8 | TAM: $120B | Next Step: Industrialization | 5M€ sought - Italy 

Genes'Ink - Electronic Equipment & Parts
Since 2010, GenesInk develops and produces at industrial scale nano-inks with functionalities at their core from particles synthesis to the end printed product. We free up electronics to create the next generation of consumer electronics products. We enable new functionalities (transparency, flexibility, stretchability, high conductivity and optimized processability) to meet customer needs.
Excellent – Balanced IP portfolio which is valued by first sales | 2-5M€ sought – France
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Rédigé par Cristina Chumacero le Wednesday, January 13th 2021
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