FI-WARE is the central project around which the FI-PPP programme revolves. It was founded with the goal of creating an open innovation ecosystem around technology and data through the development of a standard platform (FI-WARE) which offers a set of APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) that facilitate the development of applications, with open specifications, that are viable and simple but powerful. More info at https://www.fiware.org/.
80 Million Euros to be awarded by the European Commission to SMEs and Startups using FIWARE Technologies. More than one thousand enterprises and app developers using the FIWARE technologies will benefit from the economic support awarded by the European Commission. The FIWARE Program starts its third phase with a budget of more than 100 million euros (80 million of which will be destined to SMEs and entrepreneurs through sixteen accelerators selected by the European Commission)
frontierCities is one of the 16 accelerators of EU in charge of supporting web developers, SMEs and start-ups to apply for a EU grant through an Open Call. FrontierCities call funds the development of smart mobility solutions using the FI-WARE technologies. FrontierCities will provide from € 50.000 up to € 150.000 per project.
frontierCities plays an essential role for shaping the cities of the future, not only through financially support, but also making sure that developers have the technical and managerial capacity to reach the markets.
Cities cannot access grants, however they may ask to test and to adopt new technologies developed within frontierCities initiative.