The newly established INNEON network for eco-innovation investment aims to extend the public and private funding sources available for eco-innovation and social innovation.
Accelerated commercialization of eco- and social innovation
Integrated service across the innovation chain
European network of selected professionals
High-quality investment propositions
Access to sector speciﬁc market intelligence
Opportunities to syndicate with like-minded investors
Potential exit opportunities
Bespoke coaching support
Access to three types of investors
Connectivity and networking
The goal is that eco-innovative entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make the most of funding opportunities available. INNEON offers dedicated coaching services to selected applicants free of charge.
The benefits for investors are improved quality of deals and efficient matching of entrepreneurs and investors. Both entrepreneurs and investors are offered a dedicated IT platform as well as networking events.
Overall, INNEON is expected to result in quality agreements between entrepreneurs and investors that will bring eco-innovative ideas to the market. The EU-funded project aims at triggering a shift in the market towards more eco-innovation in Europe.
INNEON is made possible by the financial support of the European Commission.
The INNEON project includes the following activities:
The establishment of a Europe-wide network of public and private investors supporting eco-innovation who will be provided with information about interesting investment opportunities in the eco-innovation sector
Informing eco-innovative SMEs and entrepreneurs about funding opportunities
Training selected eco-innovative SMEs and entrepreneurs free of charge for attracting funding from investors
Organizing conferences and creating a web platform for networking between entrepreneurs and investors
The INNEON network for eco-innovation investment aims to extend public and private funding sources available for eco-innovation and social innovation in Europe, and provide a unique forum dedicated to the interaction between a select cohort of innovators and relevant investors.
Innovators and investors can join a dedicated network providing access to an online matchmaking platform, live networking events and more, to improve the quality of deals and allow for efficient matching of entrepreneurs and investors.
INNEON is a catalyst accelerating the commercialization of eco-innovation and social innovation bringing economic, environmental and social benefits for the investors and entrepreneurs.