Make impact! Get EU funding competition

Seeking millions to Make Impact with your company?

Apply for the “Make Impact: Get EU funding competition”, powered by ImpactCity!

Are you based in The Hague region and looking for funding to realize your impactful innovation? Then this one is for you!

Under the Horizon 2020 EIC Accelerator Pilot, the European Commission is offering startups and small and medium enterprises several funding programs with grants up to € 2.500.000 and blended finance up to € 15.000.000.

The aim of the EIC Accelerator Pilot is to boost fast company growth, market-creating innovation, as well as the creation of a wide technological, societal, economic, and/or environmental impact. Applying for EU funding to bring your innovation to a new level, is a process that takes a lot of time and knowledge.

To help you with this and drive innovations for a better world, ImpactCity is launching the ‘Make impact! Get EU funding’ competition. The prize?

Winners will be awarded consultancy services from an experienced consultant with proven traction in applying for the Horizon 2020 EIC Accelerator Pilot. The application to our competition is free and does not include any additional costs or future obligations.

It might just be that push your business needs to bring your innovative idea to market, or to scale and make an even bigger impact!

ImpactCity helps startups and scale-ups that deliver a societal contribution. We believe that economic success goes hand in hand with solutions for a better world. We call this ‘doing good & doing business’. Helping innovative entrepreneurs to start successfully and to grow their business is part of what we do. We open doors to investors and offer access to a comprehensive business network, inspiring company locations, international trade missions and competitions.

Timeline to keep in mind:

  • 11-12-2019 Open for applications.
  • 15-01-2020  16:00 Information meeting at Apollo 14, Saturnusstraat 14, Den Haag.
  • 24-01-2020 Application deadline.
  • 07-02-2020 Selected applications will be notified.
  • 12 & 13-02-2020 Interviews selected applications.
  • 14-02-2020 Winner announcement.
  • 17-02-2020 Winner meeting to start consultancy trajectory.

Please make sure to carefully read the application guidelines to be sure that you qualify. Application guidelines can be found here: MAKE IMPACT – Guidelines for applicants.
Applications have to be able to answer all of the questions in the proposal template which can be downloaded here: MAKE IMPACT – Proposal Template.

Ready to apply or got questions?

For any questions related to the Make Impact! Get EU funding competition, you’re very welcome to join us on the 15th of January 2020 at Apollo 14 at 16:00 for the information meeting under guidance of the consultancy firm and ImpactCity.

Questions and applications can be sent to

The Make Impact! Get EU funded competition is organized by ImpactCity in collaboration with IDS Coaching & Consulting.