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MWC 2023

Mobile World Congress (MWC Barcelona) is the world’s most influential event for the connectivity industry. It’s where world-leading companies and trailblazers share the latest thought leadership about the progression and future of connectivity.

Under the EIC Overseas Trade Fairs (OTF) Programme , the European Innovation Council (EIC) offers the unique opportunity to be a part of the European Pavilion and invites you to submit your application for Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023, the world’s biggest international trade fair for the mobile communications and telecoms industry. The tradeshow will take place from 27 February to 2 March 2023 in Barcelona, ; MWC Barcelona is a flagship tech event for the connectivity industry. It’s where world-leading companies share the latest thought leadership about the progression and future of connectivity, as well as the best place for networking opportunities with top innovators. Numerous workshops, fruitful roundtable discussions and keynote speeches from pioneering thinkers aim at helping European SMEs, start-ups and scale-ups, grow in today's evolving innovative ;The 2023 edition of the tradeshow will welcome 1,000+ exhibiting companies from 165 countries and more than attendees. If you are eager to launch your extraordinary innovations and connect with the entrepreneurial start-up community, MWC 2023 is the ideal tradeshow for interaction, engagement and ;APPLY NOW!Applications are open until 7 November ;What’s in it for you?EIC-funded SMEs, start-ups and scale-ups, who will be selected to attend MWC 2023, will have access to unique business services, including pitching, matchmaking support, a free booth to exhibit their innovations within the European Pavilion, mentoring services, and the reimbursement of 50% of all expenses up to EUR 1 ;Who can apply?MWC 2023 is looking for EIC-funded SMEs, start-ups and scale-ups working on innovative advancements in the following fields:  Application  After logging in with your EU-Login credentials, please fill in the application form and answer all the ;You will be assessed on the following criteria:Please notice that the information you provide on the application form will be shared with external experts in order to maximise potential benefits and ensure the effectiveness of ;The OTF team will then contact all applicants mid-November, once the selection process has been concluded and inform each applicant of the outcome of their ;About the EIC Overseas Trade Fairs Programme EIC OTF Programme supports EIC beneficiaries to promote their commercialisation strategy in foreign markets and leverage business opportunities at the most popular trade fairs, strengthening the EU innovation brand around the world. Selected EIC-funded SMEs, start-ups and scale-ups from EU Member States and associated countries have access to the EIC OTF Programme is running throughout 2022 and 2023, offering EIC beneficiaries the opportunity to attend 15 international trade fairs in different sectors across EU and extra-EU markets (Southeast Asia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America).Should you have any question, please contact us through the EIC Community Helpdesk (please select the category “EVENT – EIC OTF Programme – MWC’’ as the subject). Cancellation policyCancellations will only be considered in duly documented cases of “force majeure”. Unjustified cancellation can lead to exclusion in future EIC Business Acceleration Services ;


27 Feb 2023 @ 08:00 am

2 Mar 2023 @ 03:00 pm

Duration: 3 days, 7 hours








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