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  • Writer's pictureIlma Danielienė

PITCCH first corporate challenges in advanced technologies

PITTCH invites SMEs and Startups to submit their proposals at the round of corporate challenges until the 1st of March 2021. SMEs can get a 25K award and free consultancy services to collaborate with big corporations by working together on one of the announced challenges.

Brussels, Belgium: 17 February 2021

The H2020 INNOSUP funded PITCCH project is a recently established Pan-European Open Innovation Network that aims to build structured collaborations between big corporations (BCs) and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) leading to the acceleration of innovative solutions based on advanced technologies.

The first PITCCH challenges are introduced by Aptiv, EFACEC, Procter & Gamble, Repsol, Saint-Gobain, SPIE and Siemens Energy. All of them are brought together to the project with the scope of finding the best solution provider for their technological challenges and of pursuing technological breakthroughs through the open innovation approach more relevant than ever.

SMEs will get the possibility to collaborate with big corporations by working together on one of the following challenges:

  • Challenge by APTIV “Eye See Glasses – Remote Support” in advanced manufacturing and digital technologies

  • Challenge by EFACEC “Smart Digital Transformer Management Solution” in digital technologies and micro and nano-electronics

  • Challenge by Procter & Gamble: “Plastic-free recyclable packaging for liquid detergents” in advanced materials and nanotechnology

  • Challenge by Repsol “Bio-indole for gasoline octane booster” in industrial biotechnology

  • Challenge by Saint-Gobain “Tile grout as a ceramic” in advanced materials

  • Challenge by Siemens Energy “Climate-friendly process steam supply” in energy technologies

  • Challenge by SPIE “Open Data systems for building environment” in digital technologies

For more information, please visit the website.


Brussels, Belgium. 17 February 2021


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