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Deadline: 23/05/2017
The main objective of the action COS-CLUSINT-2016-03-01: Cluster Go International is to intensify cluster and business network collaboration across European countries and also across sectoral 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 and notably in support of the development of emerging industries. This action focuses on the promotion of cluster internationalisation where interested consortia have the opportunity to develop and implement...
Deadline: 25/04/2017
This call is planned to be opened on 8 December 2016 and close on 25 April 2017. Specific Challenge: The future design of the Internet of Things applications will depend crucially on the development of sophisticated platform architectures for smart objects, embedded intelligence, and smart networks. Most of the today's IoT systems are however mainly focused on sensors, whereas in the future actuation and smart behaviour will be the key points. Research driven by ambitious use cases and benefiting from innovation areas in components, systems, networking and web technologies needs to be carried...
Deadline: 25/04/2017
ICT-32-2017 call "Startup Europe for Growth and Innovation Radar" was opened on 08/12/16. With a total budget of 12 million Euro, the call aims at funding projects whose actions will: help established startups and prospective tech entrepreneurs to achieve market success raise broader awareness of high potential innovators in Europe with specific targeted actions for maturing innovation excellence in EU-funded ICT projects. The proposals should build on " Startup Europe " and " Innovation Radar " initiatives. For information on the different info days linked to this call, access to a specific...
Deadline: 27/04/2017
The 5-day World Class Manufacturing training mission (WCM) gives senior European engineers the perfect opportunity to visit some of the world’s most advanced factories to see for themselves: • how leading Japanese companies use world-class manufacturing techniques to drive their businesses • how to interact with senior Japanese production engineering managers and lean experts The training mission in Japan provides participants with: • in-depth analysis of Japanese manufacturing methodology • Lectures, seminars and panel discussions presented by experts from Japanese industry • Company and...
Deadline: 07/05/2017
The EU-LAC Foundation and the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB) are launching a call for proposals for the conclusion of a contract for the provision of expertise for the above-mentioned activity. Since 2014 the EU-LAC Foundation launched its Polos de Competitividad/Competitive Clusters7 initiative with the objective of identifying, analysing and putting into perspective the conditions for territorial competitiveness as a basis for the reinforcement or emergence of bi-regional value chains inclusive of more SMEs. The SEGIB has also been promoting the increase of productivity and...
Deadline: 07/05/2017
Low Carbon Business Action in Brazil International Business Matchmaking Programme between Small and Médium-sized enterprises from Brzil and the EU 28-Member-states There is significant heavy industrial activity in Brazil, much of this in energy-intensive sectors. The country has historically had relatively abundant and clean energy, but recent rises in energy costs and the carbon emissions associated with electrical production are likely to focus attention on the sector of energy efficiency in industry. Industrial energy efficiency may be divided into various sub-sectors, representing the...
Deadline: 12/05/2017
Singapore is known as a hub for South East Asia across all industries. With a rapidly aging population and increasing income levels, especially assistive medical technologies and therapeutics are under high demand. Healthcare expenditures in Singapore are expected to grow to €23.5 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 9.9% from 2015 to 2020. Thailand is one of the largest medical device markets in the APAC region, healthcare expenditures grew 6.3% from 2015 to 2016. Both markets offer diverse opportunities for European companies active in healthcare. European companies active in Healthcare &...
Deadline: 19/05/2017
Japanese government plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26% by 2030 and 80% by 2050. In order to reach this goal, Japan is promoting the introduction and development of renewable energies through research and financial incentives. Only in 2015, €33.5 billion were invested in green energy. The market provides major opportunities for EU companies active in Green Energy Technologies. European companies active in Green Energy Technologies can apply for a business mission to Japan, to be held in September 2017 EU Gateway | Business Avenues is an exclusive initiative supported by the...
Deadline: 19/05/2017
18.73% annual growth are expected for Korea’s organic market until 2020. The development is boosted by a 5 –Year Development Plan aiming on increasing the market share for eco-friendly products. European companies active in the sector of organic food & beverages have diverse opportunities, especially as companies carrying the EU organic certification label are also recognized as “certified organic” in Korea, due to the EU-Korea equivalence arrangement. European companies active in Organic Food & Beverages can apply for a business mission to Korea, to be held in October 2017 EU Gateway...
Deadline: 31/05/2017
WEAR Sustain is looking for 24 teams of artists or designers and technologists/engineers to work together to design and develop compelling, innovative, aesthetic, ethical, environmental, and sustainable solutions for wearable technology and smart or e-textiles development, across all possible application domains. Up to €50,000 of funding is available to teams, which offers the means to jumpstart promising co-created concepts, and receive support from experts towards the development of a prototype as a possible go-to-market trajectory. Co-applicants will be promoted as pioneers of ethical and...

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