How is the process organized?

  • Registration. Join PITCCH Platform and create a company profile.
  • Application. Submit your corporate challenge.
  • Challenge selection. If your challenge is selected, you can publish it and the process of scouting SMEs will start.
  • Eligibility selection. The PITCCH team assess the eligibility of SME proposals.
  • Proposal evaluation. You can evaluate eligible SME proposals and select a finalist for the Pitch Day.
  • Pitch Day. The PITCCH team will organise an event where SMEs and Startups will pitch their ideas to your company.
  • Start of the collaboration. You choose the winner and start the collaboration.
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Challenge Journey

PITCCH timeline for the 2nd challenge launch
Call for corporate
proposals
15 June – 10 September
Challenges
publication
1 October
Call for solution
proposals
1 October - 15 November
BCs evaluates
SMEs’ proposals
15 November - 6 December
Pitch Day

January 2022

What benefits will my company
obtain by joining the PITCCH Platform?

What benefits will my company
obtain by joining the PITCCH Platform?

Facilitation

We facilitate the scouting of technologies and help you find the most qualified SMEs to speed up your innovation development.

Moderation

We help to moderate the collaboration project and provide a financial contribution to the winning SME.

Promotion

We manage the dissemination and promotion of your challenge which enables competitive match-making.

Requirements

What criteria do my company need to comply with to create a challenge?

  • Be a Big Corporation according to the
    EU definition
    EU Definition 1. Headcount in Annual Work: Unit (AWU) of over 250. 2. Annual turnover over €50 million OR annual balance sheet total over €43 million 3. A legal entity established and based in one of the EU Member States or an H2020 4. Associat-ed country as defined in H2020 rules for participation. (Association to Horizon 2020 is governed by Article 7 of the Horizon 2020 Regulation.)
  • Be a legal entity established in Europe or with European headquarters.
Operates in one of the following sectors: Aeronautics & Space;
Agriculture;
Agrifood;
Automotive;
Chemicals;
Construction and building sectors;
Consumers goods/products
Electronics;
Energy;
Environment;
Financial services;
Government and education;
Healthcare;
Machinery;
Manufacturing;
Measurement;
Medical devices;
Pharma;
Process manufacturing;
Professional services;
Retail & wholesale;
Telecommunications;
Textiles;
Tourism;
Transport & Logistics;
Utilities and Oil & Gas

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