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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: 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: 05/10/2020
The European Commission has announced that EPAA's ( European Partnership for Alternative Approaches ) call to Animal Testing's 2020 3Rs Science Prize is now open for applications .The EPAA aims to promote the development, validation, and acceptance of 3Rs alternative approaches looking at the replacement, reduction, and refinement of testing on animals in scientific studies . The goal of the project is to promote positive contributions from industry or academia and encourage more scientists to focus their research on the 3Rs goals (replacement, reduction and refinement of testing on animals...
Deadline: 07/10/2020
Topic identifier: EIC-SMEInst-2018-2020 The SME Instrument supports high-risk, high-potential small and medium-sized enterprises to develop and bring to market new products, services and business models that could drive economic growth. The SME Instrument is for innovators with ground-breaking concepts that could shape new markets or disrupt existing ones in Europe and worldwide. Proposals can be funded after a thorough evaluation by multinational panels of technology, business and finance experts. Selected companies receive funding and are offered business coaching to scale up their...
Deadline: 14/10/2020
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 topics relevant for design and delivery of innovation support programmes for SMEs. Incentives will be granted in the form of small lump sum grants. The total budget for 2020 amounts to 500.000 EUR while funding for grants awarded under this topic will take the form of a fixed lump sum of EUR 15.000...
Deadline: 14/10/2020
Call name :FET Open – Novel ideas for radically new technologies | Call ID:H2020-FETOPEN-2018-2020 Topic : FET Innovation Launchpad FETOPEN-03-2018-2019-2020 The Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Innovation LaunchPad aims to turn results from FET funded projects into societal or economic innovations. Up to EUR 100.000 is available to support short actions focused on the non-scientific aspects and the early stages of turning a FET result into a genuine innovation with socio-economic impacts. The FET Innovation LaunchPad topic encourages activities such as defining a commercialisation...
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: 31/12/2020
The European Union Institutions appoint external experts to assist in the evaluation of grant applications, projects and tenders, and to provide opinions and advice in specific cases. In particular, experts assist in: Evaluation of proposals, prize applications and tenders Monitoring of actions, grant agreements, public procurement contracts In addition, experts provide opinion and advise on: Preparation, implementation and evaluation of EU programmes and design of policies. In order to select experts, the European Union Institutions publish regularly calls for expression of interest (see...
Deadline: 31/12/2020
Aimed at enhancing The Joint Research Centre (JRC)'s input to EU policymaking in the areas of energy and transport, whilst seeking new, intelligent solutions in these fields, the European Commission is launching a call for expressions of interest to co-create living labs in Ispra, Italy and Petten, the Netherlands for smart city solutions. This pilot call is open to public and private organisations in EU Member States and countries associated to the EU Research Programme Horizon 2020 , and addresses in particular small and medium-sized enterprises, including start-ups. The Call for...

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