Meet the 12 finalists for the 2021 Innovation Radar Prize pitching event held on the 21st of October 

Together with the European Commission, has selected the 12 most promising Innovation Radar projects to compete for the 2021 IR Prize award of most promising EU-funded innovation 

The participating projects are particularly interesting because each has received significant, non-dilutive EU funding that has enabled them to develop breakthrough innovations. This is a unique opportunity for early-stage VC funds and business angels to invest in highly innovative, low-risk companies with mature digital products. 

The e-pitching event will take place through a video conference on the 21st of October from 3-5:30 pm. All 12 innovators will pitch their innovation in front of a jury composed of investors and entrepreneurs, in 6 minutes followed by 3 minutes of Q&A. 

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During this e-pitching event, the 12 finalists (please see list below) will present their innovative business case from 3 different categories.  


C2C – NewCap 
Developing electric energy storage solutions and supercapacitor prototypes based on metal oxides 

Keey  Aerogel
Provider of sustainable insulation material solutions from recycled silica from construction waste


Designing & marketing of more sustainable BIO-BASED additive for fibre based packaging board 


C2CA Technology – Delft University of Technology
Groundbreaking technology for construction material recycling to make the sector circular and drastically reduce GHG emission 



AI driven digital therapeutics solution providing tailored treatment for low back pain

3D NEONET – Linköping University
In-vivo diagnostic tool for clinical decision support in cancer, by accurate & timely prediction of anti-cancer drug efficacy 


Organ-on-chip solution to improve the development of new drugs and reduce the use of animals for trials 


EnGenes Biotech
Innovation delivering cost-effective recombinant protein production 



Insofeet is a wearable solution for workplace safety enhancement and optimization

Developed a complete 5G solution optimized for Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communication

Producer of QuickWave, extremely accurate electromagnetic simulators, tailor-made to users’ need

Kypo Cyber Range Platform – Masaryk University
Open-source software providing flexible, scalable, affordable hands-on cybersecurity

More about the Innovation Radar  

The Innovation Radar is a European Commission initiative to identify high potential innovations and innovators in EU-funded research and innovation projects. Its goal is to allow every citizen, public official, professional and businessperson to discover the outputs of EU innovation funding and give them a chance to seek out innovators who could follow in the footsteps of companies such as Skype, TomTom, ARM Holdings, all of whom received EU funding in their early days. To learn more about the Innovation Radar, visit   

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Supported by the European Commission, is a venture builder, using an advanced big-data platform to discover and support the most promising EU-funded and connect them with relevant investors and corporates. The initiative was launched to help promising innovations secure funding needed for their future commercialization by offering them tailored support and matchmaking services. To learn more about, visit