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Deadline: 23/10/2020
We are pleased to announce that the 'SMEs Go International' Facility is being relaunched on September 23, 2020. We are easing the eligibility criteria to allow for more participation. The Facility aims to facilitate the internationalisation and scaling-up efforts of European SMEs by providing advisory services to 25 selected projects. The objective is to support European SMEs to develop commercially viable and bankable business projects in partnership with non-EU/third countries. Find out more and download our Guidance for Applicants and frequently asked questions here .
Deadline: 02/12/2020
The fourth call for proposals under the European Commission's Clusters Go International programme is now open - with a total of €7.5 million of funding available. Open exclusively to organisations registered, or having submitted a regisration request, to the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP), this action aims to intensify cluster and business network collaboration across borders and between sectors. It promotes cluster internationalisation where interested consortia develop and implement a joint internationalisation strategy, common goals towards specific third markets and...
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: 25/10/2020
The European start-up scene is teeming with life: many European cities are establishing themselves as some of the most vibrant start-up hubs the world has to offer. During the autumn, the European Innovation Council (EIC) is organising three dedicated Hub Visits, to Stockholm, Barcelona and Berlin. These events are a great opportunity to get to know these hubs inside out, meet all the innovation players and submerge yourself in their business culture. Innovation Hub Visit The EIC Hub Visit is a novel concept, delivered by the EIC Business Acceleration Services. It combines the unique elements...
Deadline: 27/10/2020
FTI actions are encouraged to be interdisciplinary, cutting across different sector and technologies. Actions supporting innovative concepts that have the potential to disrupt or to create new markets are particularly welcome. Are you looking for partners that can help you with a fast go-to-market of an industry-driven, innovative concept that has strong potential to make your company grow and scale-up? Do you see co-creation or open innovation as ways to advance your innovation cycle and enter the market within three years? Are you looking for substantial funding to test, demonstrate and...
Deadline: 29/10/2020
The European Commission has launched the first call for proposals under the Innovation Fund , one of the world's largest programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies, financed by revenues from the auction of emission allowances from the EU's Emissions Trading System. The Innovation Fund will finance breakthrough technologies for renewable energy, energy-intensive industries, energy storage, and carbon capture, use and storage. It aims to boost the green recovery by creating local future-proof jobs, paving the way to climate neutrality and reinforcing European...
Deadline: 30/10/2020
In its SME strategy, the European Commission announced it will support a pilot on pioneer partnerships among border regions to enhance cooperation to enforce the single market and remove administrative barriers. The Commission staff working document ‘ Business Journey on the single market: Practical Obstacles and Barriers ’ identifies 31 barriers that prevent businesses from exploiting the full potential of the Single Market. In the ‘ Long term action plan for better implementation and enforcement of single market rules ’, it is acknowledged that further integration and improvement of the...
Deadline: 30/10/2020
C-Voucher’s second open call for adopters is targeting all SMEs active in health, blue growth, textile, agri-food and manufacturing sectors that want to develop circular business cases aimed at transforming their current linear value chains into circular ones. SMEs applying for this call will be stimulated to develop innovative circular solutions based in: The Circularity Solutions developed within the both Circularity programmes of C-VoUCHER (in cases wheret the applicant’s business profile and circular potential is aligned with one of the SMEs that are currently participating in the...
Deadline: 30/10/2020
NOVExport (a project funded by the European Regional Development Fund programme Interreg Sudoe ) has launched a call for innovative Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), wishing the technological maturation of their products and services thanks to the use of space and digital data, to support their internationalization . It is offering interested companies the possibility to benefit from: An acceleration Programme Access to online tools developed by NOVExport (including training to improve innovation methodology) Ongoing mentoring (contacts/matchmaking opportunities generated through this...

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