Innovation

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Call for Proposals: Innovative approaches to urban and regional development through cultural tourism

Deadline: 12 March 2020 17:00:00 Brussels time Call ID:TRANSFORMATIONS-04-2019-2020 Types of action: Innovation action | Programme: Horizon 2020 The aim of the call is to address the challenges linked to the compounded socioeconomic and cultural origins and effects in Europe of the fourth industrial...
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Call for applications: European light industries innovation and technology (ELIIT) project

The application deadline for the European light industries innovation and technology (ELIIT) project has been extended to 31st March, 2020. The light industries innovation and technology project (ELIIT project) seeks to support textile, clothing, leather and footwear (TCLF) SMEs in enhancing their...
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Vitagora celebrates 10 years of cooperation with Japan

In November 2019, Vitagora celebrated 10 years of cooperation with Japan. The French food innovation cluster was honoured to host NARO’s President, Dr K. KYUMA, and Vice-President, Dr A. MATSUDA, and their team who came and met Vitagora’s President M. Pierre Guez and Director M. Christophe Breuillet...
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IraSME: The 25th call for proposals

Deadline: March 26th, 2020 IraSME, a follow-up initiative of an ERA-NET by ministries and funding agencies, is a network of funding programmes from different countries / regions that share the same goal: supporting small businesses in their innovation efforts. The network is coordinated by AiF...
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Industrial policy: recommendations to support Europe's leadership in six strategic business areas

On 5 November 2019, the European Commission published recommendations by a group of experts, the Strategic Forum on Important Projects of Common European Interest, to boost Europe's competitiveness and global leadership in six strategic and future-oriented industrial sectors: Connected, clean and...
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Call for proposals: Accelerate and scale up innovation applications for a sustainable and circular fashion industry

The call for proposals COS-CIRCFASH-2019-3-02 "Accelerate and scale up innovation applications for a sustainable and circular fashion industry" COSME Work Programme 2019 GRO/SME/19/C/08 is online with a deadline for submission on 17/12/2019. The call budget is 3.5 M€ to support 4 transnational...
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Call for application: Peer learning of innovation agencies

Call name: For a better innovation support to SMEs Call ID: H2020-INNOSUP-2018-2020 Type of action: CSA-LS Coordination and support action Lump sum Deadline model: multiple cut-off This action will provide incentives to national and regional innovation agencies for engaging in peer learning on all...
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EIC pilot: €210 million awarded to 108 innovative projects to help them access the market faster

108 innovative projects have been selected for funding under the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot in the latest funding round. Under the EIC Accelerator, 96 small companies from 20 countries get support to speed up the pace of their innovation with €177 million while under the FTI scheme, 14...
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Call for Proposals: For a better innovation support to SMEs

Horizon 2020: Innovation Associate programme. SMEs will be provided with funds to employ a post-doctoral researcher for one year to work on an innovative project for the SME. The programme covers all costs of the Innovation Associate (personnel costs, relocation, and training). For this call, the...
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Start of the first European Cluster Accelerator Programme: The Clusters of Change Bootcamp will take place on 14-17 October 2019 in Frankfurt

Funded by EIT Climate-KIC the 4-day event is organized by the Center for Industry and Sustainability (Zentrum für Industrie und Nachhaltigkeit – ZIN) at the Provadis School of International Management and Technology. This is a hands-on programme for: cluster managers, cluster practitioners...
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During FILEX France, three Cluster Trophies will be awarded to outstanding innovative projects and experiments carried out by clusters and member companies: check the finalists!

France Clusters, in partnership with EIFFAGE Construction, Banque Populaire-NEXT'INNOV, AG2R LA MONDIALE, will award three Cluster Trophies in the framework of FILEX France, the national forum of sectors of excellence and territorial ecosystems, that will take place next 12 and 13 September 2019, in...
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The Horizon 2020 Innovation Associate Programme Call is open!

Deadline: 15 January 2020 17:00:00 Brussels time If you are an SME interested in exploring the potential of an innovative idea and turn it into an innovation programme but the skills required for this innovation idea are not within your reach at national level, this is an opportunity to receive the...