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EIC Pathfinder pilot (FET-Proactive) Boosting emerging technologies

Deadline: 03 September 2019 17:00:00 Brussels time Call ID: H2020-FETPROACT-2019-2020 Type of action: RIA Research and Innovation action FET Proactive aims to identify the future and emerging technological paradigms with highest potential for Europe's economy and society. For each of them, it looks...
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How can design methods enhance collaborative partnerships

International projects and collaboration among countries require individuals with different backgrounds and professions coming together to work towards shared goals. Enhancing effective collaboration is a key to transferring knowledge and learning from one another to improve and become more...
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H2020 - The new call for energy efficiency is now open!

Around €112 million of EU funding is now available for energy efficiency research, innovation and market uptake. The deadline for applications is 3rd September 2019. On 12th March the 2019 call for proposals for the Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy topics of the Horizon 2020 EU funding programme...
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The European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) Award

The 2019 edition of the competition opened for applications on 20 February. Interested cities can apply until 6 June. This is an annual cash prize awarded to the European city that is best able to demonstrate its ability to harness innovation to improve the lives of its citizens. In particular...
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The Third call for proposals of the Danube Transnational Programme is open!

Deadline: Friday 8th March at 14:00 h With an available budget of approx. 60M EUR (ERDF, IPA, and ENI funds) and a co-financing rate of 85%, the Third call for proposals will be open to the Specific Objectives 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.2 and 4.1 and restricted to some topics for the other Specific Objectves...
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Open Call: Become a Copernicus Hackathon Organiser

Deadline: 11 January 2019 (11:59am CET) Get EUR 20,000 from the EU to organise a Copernicus Hackathon in your region! Does your organisation support innovation and entrepreneurs? Then this is the perfect opportunity for you: organise a Copernicus Hackathon. This brand-new initiative, financed by the...
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Call for expressions of interest to become EIT Food Hubs in 2019-2020

Deadline: 14 January 2019 EIT Food is looking for 13 organisations that would assume the role of EIT Food Hubs in 13 countries, targeted by EIT Food’s Regional Innovation Scheme: Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and...
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2019 RISE Call - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Research and Innovation Staff Exchange 

Organisations such as universities, research centres and companies that want to offer a short-term exchange to their staff can now apply on the Funding and Tenders Portal. If you need advice for your application, please contact the National Contact Point (NCP) in your country (select "Marie...
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High-tech zone Jinan and Silicon Saxony intensify existing contacts

From October 30 to November 2, a Saxon / German delegation traveled to China. To further intensify their mutual economic relationship, the group of companies, research institutes, public institutions, politicians and the Silicon Saxony high-tech network participated in the 2018 Sino-German SME...
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Interreg MED - Third Call for modular projects

Deadline: 31st January 2019 at noon (Paris time). The overall objective of the Interreg MED Programme is to promote sustainable growth in the Mediterranean area by fostering innovative concepts and practices (technologies, governance, innovative services…), reasonable use of resources (energy, water...
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Regional Innovation Barometer in the Balkan, Black Sea and Baltic countries

The Balkan, Black Sea & Baltic ICT Network has just launched an initiative dedicated to mapping the innovation potential and overview of the state of Industry in our wider region. Through the common effort of 16 cluster organizations from 9 countries (Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Latvia...
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Call for proposals: Startup Europe for Growth and Innovation Radar

Deadline: Thursday, 28 March, 2019 With a total budget of 11.500.000 EUR, this call is aimed at scaling up innovative businesses across the EU and detecting high potential innovations and support innovators in going to market. The actions proposed - IA Innovation action (10.000.000 EUR budget) and...