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Explore the new alliances

PITCCH is a European network where Big corporations seeking excellent technology meet SMEs and startups capable of developing ground-breaking solutions. The collaboration between different types of companies, with different technological capacities, can be seen as an important driving force to the competitiveness of the industry at large.
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Take a step forward. Innovate in these visionary and alluring tecnhologies

Digital technologies
Advanced manufacturing
Industrial biotechnology
Micro/nano- electronics
Advanced materials
Nanotechnology
Photonics
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How it works

A simple step-by-step journey into the future

Whenever Big Corporations need help they launch challenges hoping to find solutions that are up to the task, then a shortlist of capable SMEs and Startups, have the opportunity to engage with Big Corporations with the support of Technology Centres.
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Big Corporations submit challenges to the platform.
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SMEs and Startups apply to be solution providers.
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SMEs and Startups engage with Big Corporations with the support of Technology Centres.
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Big Corporations select the challenges winners and they work together to develop and execute the projects.

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Application deadline extended

The deadline for proposals has been extended!   Great news! PITCCH project has extended the deadline for the first round of proposals. SMEs can apply to be a solution provider until March 5, 2021, at 23.59 GMT! SMEs can get a 25K award and free consultancy to collaborate with big corporations by working together on … Continued

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Coordination of EU networks for Industry: Moving towards value chain-based networks in an Open Innovation setting

Coordination of EU networks for Industry: Moving towards value chain-based networks in an Open Innovation setting   Access to open collaborative ecosystems and new models of business collaborations are key to the competitiveness of the European industry. Coordination among existing initiatives and platforms is important to exploit complementarity along the innovation cycle and orientate companies, … Continued

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Corporate Challenges Launch

Corporate Challenges Launch   PITCCH Corporate Challenges Launch event is a great chance to find unique and ground-breaking opportunities for SMEs and startups that work with advanced technologies. The event is being held virtually on January 28.   In this 2 hour session, you will hear a talk by Henry Chesbrough named after his book … Continued

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