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Deadline: 26/01/2021
The European Commission has launch a €1 billion call for research and innovation projects that respond to the climate crisis and help protect Europe's unique ecosystems and biodiversity. The Horizon 2020-funded European Green Deal Call , which seeks to spur Europe's recovery from the coronavirus crisis by turning green challenges into innovation opportunities. Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth said: “The €1 billion European Green Deal call is the last and biggest call under Horizon 2020. With innovation at its heart, this investment will...
Deadline: 01/05/2021
A full list of COVID-related tenders is now available on the European Commission's official Tendering platform, TED or Tenders Electronic Daily. It gives access to tenders of national and regional governments all related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this context, a list categorised by title, country, date of publication and deadline is provided, including links to the respective tender specificaionts. Accessible to the public, TED search can be used for filtering Common Procurement Vocabulary or country, and editing the query to add other criteria, saving searches, or getting notifications...
Deadline: 21/09/2020
This call for tenders shall result in a service contract with the aim of facilitating the access of European Innovation Council (EIC) beneficiaries that are SMEs/start-ups/scaleu-ps, to key international trade fairs in new geographical markets outside the European Union (EU) and associated countries to H2020 and future Horizon Europe Research and Innovation Framework Programme. The specific objectives of the contract are to: obtain an exhibition space in overseas trade fairs; create trade and business cooperation/partnerships between the EIC beneficiaries and Third Countries business partners...
Deadline: 30/09/2020
Public funding agencies based in Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, Switzerland, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and Austria are pooling resources to promote international cooperation in research to tackle COVID-19. To do so, they have created a fast track funding for cross-border projects. The aim is to accelerate the launch of these projects, which can be both bilateral and trilateral. The fast track call is open to proposals that deal with the prevention, early detection, containment, causes and effects of epidemics and pandemics. The application deadline is 30 September 2020 . More information and...
Deadline: 30/09/2020
Across the world, robots and drones are being repurposed and deployed as part of the COVID-19 response. For example: There are robots disinfecting hospitals or automated systems supporting the testing of millions of people. The UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network is running an online challenge for the use of medical robot technologies in areas such as disease prevention, diagnostics, screening, patient care and disease management. Key deadlines: Submission of video entries: 30 September Review and acceptance: 14 October Final video, presentation & two-page paper: 28 October Online...
Deadline: 30/09/2020
The European Commission's Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is launching this call for tenders for further development and maintenance of the European Marine Observation and Data Network. The Commission’s proposal for a green deal resets its commitment to achieving zero emissions of greenhouse gases in 2050 with economic growth decoupled from resource use. The aim of this call for tender is to add to the evidence base that will underpin planning for this transition. It will look at two particular aspects: Lot 1 ‘shellfish and algae’ — assessing the potential of...
Deadline: 30/09/2020
BlockStart is a pan-European distributed ledger technology (DLT)/blockchain partnership programme aiming to facilitate goal-oriented, business-focused, and mutually beneficial partnerships between DLT/blockchain solution providers and end-user SMEs. In its 2nd Open Call, BlockStart is looking for seed, early and growth-stage DLT/blockchain start-ups from all over the European Union (EU) and Horizon 2020 (H2020) associated countries. This three-stage immersive partnership programme (ideation kick-off, prototype, pilot) will manage a fund of €265,000 aimed at financing DLT/blockchain...
Deadline: 30/09/2020
This call for tenders, from the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, is for a study on competition in business services professions. The study is expected to provide a comprehensive picture of competition and its economic outcomes in selected business services in the EU, which is currently lacking. It will also assess the role of professional regulation therein. Deadline for the submission of tenders: 30 September 16.00 (CEST). All tendering documents are published on the European Commission's eTendering platform. The documents...
Deadline: 01/10/2020
3D printing technology (Additive Manufacturing) allows to quickly and cost-effectively produce specialized surgical instruments and medical devices like valves, masks and everything that may prove to be of primary importance in the fight against COVID-19. AMable , the consortium supported by the European Commission under the framework of I 4MS (H2020 framework program), published an Open Call for Solution Ideas to fight COVID-19 adopting Additive Manufacturing. The proposal needs to be short - only about two pages, and it will need to be submitted within two weeks. The selection of such...
Deadline: 02/10/2020
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and other business were put at high risk by the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic across Europe. Consequently, the three European Union-funded MedTech Open Innovation Testbed (OITB) projects - TBMED, MDOT and SAFE-N-MEDTECH - decided to work together to provide services to selected innovators and help them reach the market faster. The three OITB projects have allocated part of their budgets to include new case studies in their on-going projects. Innovative SMEs, companies, start-ups and applied research institutions working on the...

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