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European Commission Calls
category Green Deal
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-1-1-2020 Preventing and fighting extreme wildfires with the integration and demonstration of innovative means  The new context of extreme wildfires requires accelerating the shift towards implementing a more holistic fire management approach that integrates environmental, climate, health & safety/security, cultural and socio-economic aspects. Budget: Contribution from the EU of between EUR 2 to 3 million. Funding rate: for IA 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities; 100% for CSA Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: Innovation actions (IA) - At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other. Coordination & support actions (CSA) - At least one legal entity established in an EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-1-2-2020 Towards Climate-Neutral and Socially Innovative Cities The purpose of this topic is to develop a one-stop shop platform providing the necessary technical, regulatory, financial and socio-economic expertise as well as assistance to cities for developing and implementing their climate action plans, and related social innovation action plans. The proposal should address all of the following four activities: Activity 1: Climate action plans and Green Deal innovation, Activity 2: Investment project preparation and finance, Activity 3: Social innovation and citizens’ engagement, Activity 4: Research and Innovation for climate-neutral transformation of cities Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a typical contribution from the EU up to EUR 53 million would allow this specific area to be addressed appropriately, of which at least 60% should be allocated to activities covered under Activity 4 for the financial support to third parties. Funding rate: 100% Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-1-3-2020 Climate-resilient Innovation Packages for EU regions  The actions funded under this call topic will serve as early facilitators in pre-identifying and upscaling the most promising cross-sectoral solutions at a regional scale with the aim to trigger societal transformations among key community systems (i.e., health; primary production including agriculture, forestry, fisheries and acquaculture; water; environment, including biodiversity; and infrastructure including clean energy and transport) that are central to resilience building and sustainable growth. Proposals should address only one of the following sub-topics: 1) Innovation Packages for transformational adaptation of European regions and communities (Innovation Actions) 2) Support the design, testing and upscale of Innovation Packages (Coordination and Support Action) Budget: The Commission considers that IA proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 10 to 15 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 100% for CSA; for IA 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: Innovation actions (IA) - At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other. Coordination & support actions (CSA) - At least one legal entity established in an EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-10-1-2020 European capacities for citizen deliberation and participation for the Green Deal  This topic covers citizen deliberation and participation. Actions should establish transnational networks of experts, researchers, practitioners and relevant civil society organisations specialised in deliberative democracy and civic participation across Europe, including professionals in the field of public engagement and experts on gender equality and climate justice in order to share good practice, tools and resources and implement participatory and deliberation processes on priority issues to deliver on the Green Deal, both at the level of local communities and at wider scale. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 3 to 5 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 100% Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-10-2-2020 Behavioural, social and cultural change for the Green Deal  Actions should address behavioural change at individual and collective levels, including public and private organisations, as well as broader changes in social practices related to the European Green Deal. Actions should establish transnational and transdisciplinary networks of experts, researchers, practitioners and relevant civil society organisations on behavioural, social and cultural change. They should jointly analyse social practices and behavioural change processes, including enabling as well as inhibiting factors, share good practice, tools and resources and implement relevant experimentation on priority issues to deliver on the European Green Deal. They should build on existing experience, notably stemming from EU-funded projects. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 3 to 5 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 100% Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-10-3-2020 Enabling citizens to act on climate change, for sustainable development and environmental protection through education, citizen science, observation initiatives, and civic engagement  Actions under this topic should address one the following two subtopics: Subtopic 1: Enabling citizens to act on climate change and for sustainable development through education Subtopic 2: Enabling citizens to act on climate change and for sustainable development through better monitoring and observing of the environment and their environmental impacts Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the European Union in the range of EUR 3 to 5 million would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-2-1-2020 Innovative land-based and offshore renewable energy technologies and their integration into the energy system  Proposals should address one of the following two subtopics and clearly indicate which subtopic is addressed: Subtopic 1 (Research and Innovation action): Development of land-based renewable energy technologies and their integration into the energy system. Projects should develop innovative solutions for either district heating and/or cooling systems or CHP, which allow satisfying a significant or possibly total share of the energy demand by means of combining different highly efficient land-based renewable energy sources. Subtopic 2 (Innovation Action): Demonstration of innovative technologies to enable future large scale deployment of offshore renewable energy". Projects must demonstrate at sea critical offshore renewable energy innovations considering the efficiency, reliability, scalability, sustainability and circularity that is needed in all areas of the offshore renewable energy system Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 20 to 35 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding for proposals being part of a larger project will be related to the eligible costs based on the innovative part of the project. Funding rate: 100% for RIA; for IA 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-2-2-2020 Develop and demonstrate a 100 MW electrolyser upscaling the link between renewables and commercial/industrial applications  The scope of this project is to install and operate a 100 MW electrolyser to produce renewable hydrogen, as energy carrier or as a feedstock. The topic aims to support different electrolysis technologies. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of EUR 25 - 30 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately.  Funding rate: due to the nature of the supported developments that undertake innovation activities in a market environment, funding rate is reduced to 50%. Funding for proposals being part of a larger project will be related to the eligible costs based on the innovative part of the project Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-2-3-2020 Accelerating the green transition and energy access Partnership with Africa Actions should demonstrate innovative sustainable energy solutions that consider climate adaptation and mitigation potential compared to other technologies/solutions in the African social, economic and environmental contexts.  Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 5 to 10 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-3-1-2020 Closing the industrial carbon cycle to combat climate change - Industrial feasibility of catalytic routes for sustainable alternatives to fossil resources  Develop and deploy highly innovative and recyclable catalytic material systems to facilitate the production of synthetic fuels and chemicals from industrial flue gas emissions: mainly CO2 (but also CO and H2), aiming at 50 % increase in the overall efficiency compared to the State-of-the-Art; Develop innovative, renewable energy driven, catalytic processes, to produce synthetic fuels and chemicals, at a sufficiently large scale to demonstrate its cost effectiveness, while reducing the use of critical raw materials; Demonstrate the full value chain for industrial production (including SMEs) of synthetic fuels and chemicals, whilst reducing greenhouse gas emissions; Address financial, regulatory, environmental, land and raw material (including critical raw materials) constraints, as well as public acceptance issues and socio-economic impact related to the proposed technological pathways. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of up to EUR 40 million and with a duration of up to 5 years would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. In line with the Union’s strategy for international cooperation in research and innovation, international cooperation is encouraged. Funding rate: 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-3-2-2020 Demonstration of systemic solutions for the territorial deployment of the circular economy Proposals funded under this topic will form part of the demonstration projects for the implementation of the European Commission’s Circular Cities and Regions Initiative (CCRI) and must be carried out in close cooperation and coordination with it. The CCRI is part of the new Circular Economy Action Plan and aims to support the implementation of circular economy solutions at local and regional scale. The CCRI will be implemented in the coming months: https://ec.europa.eu/research/environment/index.cfm?pg=circular. Each proposal is expected to implement and demonstrate circular systemic solutions for the territorial deployment of the circular economy (including the circular bioeconomy) in one ‘circular territorial cluster’. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 10 to 20 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-4-1-2020 Building and renovating in an energy and resource efficient way  Proposals are expected to deliver at least two (residential and non-residential, new and/or retrofitted) large-scale, real-life demonstrations of promising technology, process and social innovations, in different regions of Europe. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 10 to 20 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-5-1-2020 Green airports and ports as multimodal hubs for sustainable and smart mobility   Building on best practices (technological, non-technological and social), as well as ongoing projects and planned initiatives in European airports and ports, actions should address the activities EITHER under area A)nGreen Airports OR under area B) Green Ports. Proposals should clearly indicate which area they are covering. Area A: Green Airports Actions should perform large-scale, real-life high TRL (6 or above) demonstrations of green airports, addressing all of the following four headings, collectively describing the various airport aspects to be considered: 1) Transport, 2) Terminal, 3) Energy and 4) Cross-cutting aspects. Area B: Green Ports Actions should perform large-scale, real-life high TRL (6 or above) demonstrations of sustainable maritime and inland ports, Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 15 and 25 million each would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Typically, projects should have a duration of 48 to 60 months. A maximum of 20% of the requested EU contribution should be for the Fellow airports or ports. Funding rate: 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-6-1-2020 Testing and demonstrating systemic innovations in support of the Farm-to-Fork Strategy A range of activities will support the deployment and scaling up of innovations that contribute to the objectives of the Farm-to-Fork Strategy. Proposals will test, pilot and demonstrate innovative systemic solutions (TRL 5-7) to one of the following six subtopics, corresponding to urgent and pressing food systems’ challenges: Subtopic A. Achieving climate neutral farms by reducing GHG emissions and by increasing farm-based carbon sequestration and storage Subtopic B. Achieving climate neutral food businesses by mitigating climate change, reducing energy use and increasing energy efficiency in processing, distribution, conservation and preparation of food Subtopic C. Reducing the dependence on hazardous pesticides; reducing the losses of nutrients from fertilisers, towards zero pollution of water, soil and air and ultimately fertiliser use Subtopic D. Reducing the dependence on the use of antimicrobials in animal production and in aquaculture Subtopic E. Reducing food losses and waste at every stage of the food chain including consumption, while also avoiding unsustainable packaging Subtopic F. Shifting to sustainable healthy diets, sourced from land, inland water and sea, and accessible to all EU citizens, including the most deprived and vulnerable groups Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting from EUR 6 million up to 12 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately under each of these subtopics (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), or (F). Grants will be awarded to proposals according to the ranking list. However, in order to ensure a balanced portfolio of supported activities, at least the highest-ranked proposal per subtopic (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), or (F) will be funded provided that it attains all thresholds. Funding rate: 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-7-1-2020 Restoring biodiversity and ecosystem services  This topic responds to the urgent double challenge of accelerating transformative change through upscaling restoration of ecosystems at sea or on land. Actions should demonstrate how restoration (in biodiversity richness and abundance, structure, function and connectivity) of ecosystems and their services can be scaled up, in collaboration with stakeholders, so that opportunities for substantial biodiversity and ecosystem services gains will be realised, which in turn deliver social and economic benefits. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 16 and 25 million would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-8-1-2020 Innovative, systemic zero-pollution solutions to protect health, environment and natural resources from persistent and mobile chemicals This call topic aims at establishing new knowledge, exploring the feasibility of new or improved technologies and demonstrating innovative solutions to protect health, environment and natural resources from persistent and mobile chemicals. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 8 to 12 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 100% Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-8-2-2020 Fostering regulatory science to address combined exposures to industrial chemicals and pharmaceuticals: from science to evidence-based policies This topic calls for applied research studies, demonstrating how new tools and methodological approaches from regulatory science that are workable in a regulatory context and are based on the latest scientific evidence, can be applied to identify, quantify and prevent harmful co-exposures to industrial chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of between EUR 4 to 6 million would allow the specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 100% Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-9-1-2020 European Research Infrastructures capacities and services to address European Green Deal challenges Proposals will address one of the following sub-topics: (a) Support Europe leadership in clean energy storage technologies (b) Enhancing European research infrastructures for greenhouse gases observation in and around cities (c) Enhancing observations for air quality and citizens’ health in urban areas Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of up to EUR 8 million would allow this topic to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 100% Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-9-2-2020 Developing end-user products and services for all stakeholders and citizens supporting climate adaptation and mitigation This action should contribute to informing citizens and decision-makers about the impacts of climate change in the decades to come, identify adaptation options, and illustrate what pathways towards climate neutrality entail in terms of production, consumption, planning and lifestyle, incorporating behavioural factors. In particular, the last mile of the climate service delivery should be tackled for the most relevant sectors, in order to deliver solutions towards meeting the decarbonisation goals of the European Green Deal as well as adaptation options for dealing with climate change impacts. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of EUR 3 to 5 million would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 100% Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.
Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw material Call Identifier: LC-GD-9-3-2020 Transparent & Accessible Seas and Oceans: Towards a Digital Twin of the Ocean   Proposals for such a development should demonstrate their usefulness with regard to Green Deal priorities (e.g. impact of ocean climate scenarios on aquaculture and fisheries, impact of sea-level rise and extreme waves on coastal risks, pollution monitoring and scenarios for mitigation and remediation strategies, and maritime spatial planning). It needs to fulfil all of the following criteria: deliver break-through in accuracy and realism, represent optimal synergy between observations and models; fully integrate downstream impact sectors of the socio-economic areas addressed in their test case; include a rigorous handling of quality and confidence information. Budget: The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of up to EUR 12 million would allow this specific challenge to be addressed appropriately. Funding rate: 70% for for-profit entities and 100% for non-profit entities Deadline: 26 January 2021 Who can apply: At least three legal entities. Each of the three must be established in a different EU Member State or Horizon 2020 associated country. All three legal entities must be independent of each other.

 


category COSME
Clusters COS-CLUSINT-2020-3-01: Clusters Go International The main objective of this action is to intensify cluster and business network collaboration across borders and also across sectorial boundaries and to support the establishment of European Strategic Cluster Partnerships to lead international cluster cooperation in fields of strategic interest towards third countries beyond Europe. This action promotes cluster internationalisation where interested consortia develop and implement a joint internationalisation strategy, common goals towards specific third markets and support SME internationalisation towards third countries beyond Europe. This action will contribute to increasing the number and strength of European Strategic Cluster Partnerships Going International (ESCP-4i) and help European SMEs access new global value chains and take a leading position globally. Budget: The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at EUR 7 500 000 divided as follows: For Strand A: EUR 6 600 000 For Strand B: EUR 900 000 These amounts could be increased if additional budgetary appropriations are made available. The maximum grant per project will be EUR 550 000 for Strand A. The maximum grant per project will be EUR 450 000 for Strand B. Rate of co-financing: 90 % of eligible costs Deadline: 2 December 2020, h.17.00 (Brussels time) Who can apply: The type of applicants targeted are Cluster organisations from COSME countries. In particular, applicants must be legal entities, be established in EU Member States or countries participating in the COSME programme, be registered or have submitted a registration on the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) by the submission deadline of this Call.
Clusters COS-CLUSTER-2020-3-03: European Cluster Excellence Programme with ClusterXchange scheme connecting ecosystems and cities The overall objective of this action is to strengthen cluster management excellence and facilitate exchanges and strategic partnering between clusters and specialised eco-systems and cities across Europe, including through implementation of the “ClusterXchange” mobility scheme. As high quality cluster management and strategic connections between clusters are key elements of successful world-class clusters, the action aims to foster SME competitiveness and assist companies to successfully access global markets. The specific objective is to enhance the collaboration, networking and learning of cluster organisations and their members towards the professionalization of specialised and customised business support services provided or channelled to SMEs. Budget: The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at EUR 6 000 000. This amount could be increased if additional budgetary appropriations are made available. The maximum grant per project will be EUR 500 000. Rate of co-financing: 75% for costs of the cluster partnerships and management costs of the ClusterXchange scheme; 100% for the financial support to third parties (i.e. visiting cluster managers, representatives of scaling-up support organisations and SMEs active in clusters) participating in the ClusterXchange scheme. Deadline: 2 February 2021, h.17.00 (Brussels time) Who can apply: The type of applicants targeted are cluster organisations or business network organisations that manage joint activities, facilitate networking and provide or channel specialised and customised business support services to specialised groups of SMEs. All applicants must: be established in EU Member States or countries participating in the COSME programme, be registered or having submitted a registration on the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) by the submission deadline of this Call for proposals. Applicants must be entities with a legal personality.
Clusters COS-STRAT-2020-3-05: Strategic alliances for the uptake of advanced technologies by SMEs on the economic recovery This call for proposals aims to contribute to the European Commission’s recovery package via the establishment of strategic alliances between tech-savvy SMEs and the traditional SMEs facing the need to adapt to the post-crisis economic environment, focusing on the benefits of adopting advanced technologies. The final objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to a wider spreading and diffusion of advanced technologies across SMEs in Europe and boost economic recovery. The specific objective of the action is to launch two pilot projects focused on building alliances among traditional and tech-savvy SMEs through industrial cluster organisations in order to promote SME collaboration and technology adoption within specific industrial ecosystems.  Budget: The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at EUR 5 000 000. The maximum grant per project will be between EUR 2 000 000 and EUR 3 000 000. Nonetheless, this does not preclude submission and selection of proposals requesting other amounts. Rate of co-financing: 90%. Deadline: 2 February 2021, h.17.00 (Brussels time) Who can apply: Applicants must be legal entities and shall be representatives of industry, research community, and technology providers. A non-exhaustive list of potential applicants includes, for instance: cluster organisations,  technology centres, SMEs. The different clusters in the consortia applying for this call for proposals may represent groups of SMEs from the same industrial segment or related industrial sectors that offer scope for cross-fertilisation. Should technology centres not be formal beneficiaries of the proposed project, applicants shall demonstrate in their application how they intend to ensure their collaboration during the project. Natural persons are not eligible. Eligible consortia:proposals must be submitted by consortia composed by eligible legal entities established in a minimum of three different EU Member States.
Public Procurement COS-PPI-2020-2-04: Co-financing of public procurement of innovation consortia This call for proposals intends to contribute to a significant increase in the proportion of European SMEs that have access to the Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI) market inside the European Union. Budget: The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at EUR 5 million. The grant per project will range from a minimum of EUR 2 million to a maximum of EUR 5 million. Rate of co-financing: 90% of collaborative actions (linked to the preparation, execution and follow-up of the public tender) and 25% (possibly 30% depending on the feedback of the first call for proposals) of the actual purchase of innovative solutions Deadline: stage 1 - 19 January 2021, h. 17.00 (Brussels time) Who can apply: Proposals may be submitted by any of the following applicants: non-profit organisations (private or public); public authorities (national, regional, local); universities or educational institutions; research centres; profit making entities. Natural persons are not eligible. Linked third parties (or ‘affiliated entities’) may take part in the action only as applicants in order to declare eligible costs. Only applications from legal entities duly established in the following countries are eligible: EU Member States; Countries participating in the COSME programme. In order to be eligible, a proposal must be submitted by a consortium composed of at least two public buyers from two different eligible countries.
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category Interreg MED
Energy efficiency inbuildings and Renewable Energy Fourth Call for Modular Projects This call is targeted to the programme priority axe 2, S.O.2.1. Energy efficiency inbuildings and S.O.2.2. Renewable Energy for the transfer or mainstreaming of shortlisted outputs of finalised Interreg MED projects. Budget: The indicative financial allocation for this call is about 4M€ (ERDF + IPA + national co-financing). Deadline: 15th December 2020 at noon (metropolitan France local time) Who can apply: Refer to the interreg-med.eu website for all requirements

 


category Digital Life Science
EOSC-Life Digital Life Science Open Call EOSC-Life brings together 13 Life Science research infrastructures (LS RIs) to create an open collaborative space for digital biology. The aim of the European Open Science cloud (EOSC) is to enable ground-breaking research, and to generate new knowledge by linking the life science community to a variety of interdisciplinary data resources and a platform of data analysis tools. The Digital Life Science Open Call will provide both funding for the project team and technical expertise and training from the EOSC-Life consortium to enable the delivery of complex cloud-connected life science research projects. Budget: It is expected to provide in the range of 70000 to 85000€/project. Deadline: 22 December 2020 5pm CET Who can apply: Applicants can be affiliated with either academic institutions, research organisations, or industry. Applicants must be associated with an institution eligible to receive EU funding.

 


category DIGI-B-CUBE
Ditigal Medical Diagnostics DIGI-B-CUBE The DIGI-B-CUBE project aims to unlock the cross-sectoral collaborative potential of SMEs by combining Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Computing Digital Technologies (CCDT) with the Bioimaging-Biosensing-Biobanking (B-CUBE) industries to deliver market sensitive disruptive technologies and generating innovative solutions that enhance patient-centred diagnostic work-flows, delivered through the improved algorithms for Medical Diagnostics’ efficiency and accuracy. By integrating innovations in IT into Bioimaging, Biosensing and Biobanking industries, this project will accelerate the goal of personalised medicine that can eventually offer patients with fast and efficient diagnosis-treatment-healthcare system. Digital innovations will reconfigure how health treatment is provided and will lead to more effective diagnosis and will enable precision medicine. Budget: Equity-free funding up to €60,000 through the DIGI-B-CUBE voucher scheme (https://platform.digibcube.eu/) Deadline: 03 February 2021 h.17.00 CET Who can apply: SMEs established in one of the EU Member States or H2020 associated countries are eligible to apply for DIGI-B-CUBE vouchers. The sectors of focus include healthcare / medicine / biotech / biopharma, and IT and related (robotics, automation, electronics, nanotech etc).

 


category ERA PerMed
Personalised Medicine JOINT TRANSNATIONAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS (2021) FOR “MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH PROJECTS ON PERSONALISED MEDICINE – DEVELOPMENT OF CLINICAL SUPPORT TOOLS FOR PERSONALISED MEDICINE IMPLEMENTATION” The aim of this call is to build close linkages between clinical research, computer science/medical informatics and research on ethical, legal and social aspects (ELSA) in the field of Personalised Medicine. This implies a wide range of multidisciplinary activities brought together by different stakeholders from academia, clinical/public health research and private partners such as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), policy makers, regulatory/health technology assessment (HTA) agencies and patient organisations. The overall objectives of the call are to: - Support translational and transnational research projects in the field of PM; - Encourage and enable interdisciplinary collaborations towards the implementation of PM, combining clinical research with bio-informatics components and research on relevant ethical, legal and social aspects. Additionally, pre-clinical and health economic research can be included if the added value is outlined; - Encourage collaboration between academia (research teams from universities, higher education institutions, public research institutions, research centres), clinical/public health research (research teams from hospital/ public health, health care settings and other health care organisations), private partners e.g. SMEs1 (small and medium-sized enterprises) as well as policy makers, regulatory/HTA agencies and patient representative organisations. Budget: The available budget for this call is 16 Mio€ (approx.). Deadline: The call is planned to be launched on December 14th 2020 with a submission deadline for pre-proposals on March 4th 2021. It is expected that consortia invited for the full-proposal stage, will need to submit their proposal on June 16th, 2021. Who can apply: Each consortium submitting a proposal must involve at least three partners eligible for funding coming from three different countries whose funding organisations participate in the call. All three legal entities must be independent from each other. At least two partners of the minimum three eligible project partners of the consortium must be from two different EU Member States or Associated Countries. The maximum number of partners per pre-proposal is six though not more than 2 partners from the same country participating in the call will be accepted in one project consortium (including those partners with own funding).
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National Calls
Finanziamenti MISE
Trasformazione Digitale delle PMI Digital Transformation Sostenere la trasformazione tecnologica e digitale dei processi produttivi delle micro, piccole e medie imprese attraverso la realizzazione di progetti diretti all'implementazione delle tecnologie abilitanti individuate nel Piano Nazionale Impresa 4.0 . I progetti ammissibili alle agevolazioni devono essere diretti alla trasformazione tecnologica e digitale dei processi produttivi dei soggetti proponenti mediante l’implementazione di: a) tecnologie abilitanti individuate dal Piano nazionale impresa 4.0. (advanced manufacturing solutions, addittive manufacturing, realtà aumentata, simulation, integrazione orizzontale e verticale, industrial internet, cloud, cybersecurity, big data e analytics) e/o; b) tecnologie relative a soluzioni tecnologiche digitali di filiera. Budget: I progetti di spesa devono essere realizzati nell'ambito di una unità produttiva dell’impresa proponente ubicata su tutto il territorio nazionale, prevedere un importo di spesa non inferiore a euro 50.000,00 e non superiore a 500.000,00. Le risorse finanziarie per la concessione delle agevolazioni ammontano a euro 100.000.000,00. Per entrambe le tipologie di progetto ammissibili a beneficio le agevolazioni sono concesse sulla base di una percentuale nominale dei costi e delle spese ammissibili pari al 50%, articolata come segue: a) 10% sotto forma di contributo; b) 40% come finanziamento agevolato. Deadline: dalle ore 12.00 del 15 dicembre 2020 Who can apply: Possono beneficiare delle agevolazioni le PMI che, alla data di presentazione della domanda, risultino; iscritte come attive nel Registro delle imprese; operano in via prevalente o primaria nel settore manifatturiero e/o in quello dei servizi diretti alle imprese manifatturiere e/o nel settore turistico e/o nel settore del commercio; hanno conseguito, nell'esercizio cui si riferisce l'ultimo bilancio approvato e depositato, un importo dei ricavi delle vendite e delle prestazioni pari almeno a euro 100.000,00; dispongono di almeno due bilanci approvati e depositati presso il Registro delle imprese; non sono sottoposte a procedura concorsuale e non si trovano in stato di fallimento, di liquidazione anche volontaria, di amministrazione controllata, di concordato preventivo o in qualsiasi altra situazione equivalente secondo la normativa vigente.

 


Finanziamento IKIGAI - FMPS
Finanziamento di progetti individuali IKIGAI Progetti con le ali Il presente bando prevede l’assegnazione di contributi economici a fondo perduto per il finanziamento di progetti individuali di crescita personale e professionale di giovani della provincia di Siena, ponendosi in rapporto di complementarietà e sinergia con le misure di intervento pubblico e dei programmi europei già presenti a sostegno dell’occupazione giovanile. I contributi economici saranno affiancati da servizi di accompagnamento e tutoraggio per i beneficiari dei contributi, con le modalità e le procedure dettagliate nel prosieguo. Budget: € 10.000 - € 20.000 lordi Deadline: Nessuna scadenza predeterminata fino ad esaurimento delle risorse disponibili. Who can apply: 1. Età compresa tra 18 e 35 anni (compiuti); 2. Diploma di maturità; 3. Siano residenti nella provincia di Siena o abbiano presentato domanda di cambio di residenza nella provincia di Siena da almeno 1 anno; 4. In alternativa al punto 3, siano domiciliati nella provincia di Siena e possano documentare di aver svolto un percorso di studi della durata di almeno un anno in una struttura formativa della provincia di Siena.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   


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