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The PITCCH project aims to promote Open Innovation by building a European Network where technology centres facilitate the establishment of structured collaborations between big corporations as technology seekers with SMEs as technology providers.

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European priority areas and global challenges

Climate, energy and mobility
Digital, industry and space
Health
Culture, creativity and inclusive society
Food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture and environment
Civil security and society
Photonics
Nanotechnology
Micro/nano- electronics
Industrial biotechnology
Advanced materials
Advanced manufacturing
Digital technologies
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PITCCH process for the 2nd cut-off explained

We have recently launched the second stage of the PITCCH project and welcome companies to submit a technological challenge. See how the PITCCH process is organised.
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Call for corporate challenges. 15 June – 31 July.
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SMEs and Startups apply to be solution providers. 15 September - 22 October.
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Eligible SMEs and Startups engage with with Technology Centres. From November 15.
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Big corporations select winners and start the collaboration project with the support of technology centre. December 2021.
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Join PITCCH Platform

PITCCH platform is an effective and convenient tool to find your business partner. The big corporations can launch a corporate challenge free of charge. SMEs and Startups can register and respond to active challenges. Meanwhile, technology centres can follow challenges, offer their expertise to SMEs and participate in a collaboration project. We also welcome other organisations that would like to accelerate technological collaborations in your region or community.
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PITCCH is establishing the collaboration with Enel sharing a common goal towards the successful future of Open Innovation.

PITCCH is expanding and aiming to establish new collaborations with other partners and initiatives. From now on PITCCH will start the collaboration with Enel sharing a common goal towards the successful future of Open Innovation. Enel has created a crowdsourcing platform Open Innovability® with the capacity to attract and process the most innovative solutions that … Continued

Call for corporate challenges is open

The call for corporate challenges is open. Big corporations are now welcome to submit their Corporate Challenges on the PITCCH Open Innovation Platform. A Corporate Challenge is a technological request from Big Corporations to develop or improve a new product, process or service. The Challenge proposal shall be relevant to one or more of the … Continued

PITCCH welcomes other organisations

Boost technological collaborations of your region and shape the European industry’s future towards more sustainable growth and innovation. The PITCCH Network welcomes public, non-profit or private organisations. PITCCH invites regional and local authorities, offices for industry and entrepreneurship, associations, clusters, accelerators, networks and other communities to join the PITCCH Platform. Being part of the PITCCH Network, with … Continued

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