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Opportunity

Horizon Europe: new calls open for clusters

Deadline: 22 September 2021

Description
Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation. With a budget of €95.5 billion, the initiative tackles climate change, helps to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and boosts the EU’s...

Opportunity

UFO project second call open now

Deadline: 22 September 2021

Description
The UFO project (Innovation boosted by small flying objects) is seeking collaborative projects of 2 or more SMEs to develop innovative products and services. The goal is to integrate new embedded technology solutions for Small Flying Objects (SFO) in...
Opportunity

European Innovation Council open call for startups

Deadline: 22 September 2021

Description
Startup Europe is an initiative of the European Commission that connects high tech startups, scaleups, investors, accelerators, corporate networks, universities, and the media. It is supported by a portfolio of EU-funded projects and policy actions...
Opportunity

Apply now for the Regional Innovation Competition 2021

Deadline: 28 September 2021

Description
The EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT RIS) was introduced in 2014 to advance the innovation performance of countries with moderate or modest innovation scores as defined by the European Innovation Scoreboard. Countries eligible to take part are: EU...

Opportunity

Be part of the Top 30 European Innovation Council beneficiaries selected for a…

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Description
The European Innovation Council (EIC) ScalingUp programme supports 30 EIC beneficiaries by strengthening their business and investment propositions and connecting them with target investors and partners. The programme is running from 2021 to 2023...

Opportunity

EU-South MED call for expression of interest now open!

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Description
We are pleased to announce that the call for expression of interest for the EU - South MED Cluster Matchmaking event is now open! The EU – South MED Cluster Matchmaking Event will take place virtually on 12-13 October 2021 in the context of the...

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METABUILDING's GROW and HARVEST call now open

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Description
METABUILDING’s GROW/HARVEST call is now open! The call aims at stimulating the cross-sectoral collaboration of SMEs in the framework of innovative projects with a grant of up to €60,000 per project. The collaborative projects should help SMEs to...

Opportunity

Enterprise Europe Network seeks international network partners

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Description
The Enterprise Europe Network helps businesses innovate and grow in the EU Single Market and beyond. It provides: dedicated advice to companies innovation support partnering services Each year, its services lead to thousands of business deals being...

Opportunity

Apply now to the WeNet project open call for diversity

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Description
The WeNet project is an online platform that aims to create a diversity-aware, machine-mediated paradigm for social interactions. It was launched in January 2019 and is funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme. The project has published an open call...

Opportunity

Apply now to become an EIC Programme Manager

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Description
Are you a manager at an innovative cluster or SME? The European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (​EISMEA) have published a call to recruit up to six European Innovation Council (EIC) Programme Managers (PMs). Programme Managers direct...

Opportunity

Apply now for China's Hi-Tech fair

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Description
Are you a cluster or SME interested in expanding to the Chinese market? ENRICH in China is looking for businesses to apply to participate in the 23rd China Hi Tech Fair. By taking part, you can reach up to 2 million online visitors. This will also be...

Opportunity

€20 million available via Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Description
A €20 million grant scheme has been launched to help European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access their intellectual property rights. Supported by the European Commission and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the...