Open innovation is a great tool to make your innovative ideas flourish. The right partner is a big step to success. Join PITCCH and benefit from collaborations established with the best solution providers.
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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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.
Call for corporate challenges. 15 June – 31 July.
SMEs and Startups apply to be solution providers. 15 September - 22 October.
Eligible SMEs and Startups engage with with Technology Centres. From November 15.
Big corporations select winners and start the collaboration project with the support of technology centre. December 2021.
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.