#OpenCallSpotlight 

Take Your Innovative Ideas to the
Next Level With These Opportunities

In the past 4 years more than 1000 SMEs and Startups received equity-free funding totaling over 100 million euros.

FIWARE Foundation continuously selects the most promising Open Calls for you to which you can also respond using FIWARE technology. Increase your chances of successfully participating in upcoming funded projects. Become a part of our success story.

The internet lies at the heart of our modern economies and societies, but it was not designed to be used in the way we use it now. NGI Assure is looking for innovations to make usage of remote resources on the internet more trustworthy and secure.

?SMEs and Startups
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Up to €50K
⏰1st December 2021

SMEs will need to develop and/or extend different components of the PLATOON reference architecture to be implemented and validated in PLATOON’s large-scale pilots.

?SMEs and Startups 
?
Up to €150K
⏰1st December 2021

GALATEA aims to finance collaborative and innovative projects to support the integration of digital and/or Aerospace technologies in the Smart  Port, Smart Ship, Smart Shipyard and Maritime Surveillance domains.

?SMEs & Startup
?
Up to €60K
⏰8 December 2021

ASCAPE’s first open call select healthcare providers (hospitals, doctors, research centres and SMEs) to evaluate its platform and the developed AI Models, and SMEs specialising in AI/Machine Learning or research teams with expertise in cancer-related medical applications to expand the platform application to other medical conditions.

?SMEs
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Up to €250K
⏰10 December 2021

 Up to 12 teams per year are brought as close as possible to market readyness through a structured nine-month coaching, mentoring and training program – without giving up shares and with funding of up to 30,000 euros per team per year.

 

?Early stage startups
?
Up to €30K
⏰16 January 2022

REACH is a European-wide second-generation incubator for data-fuelled start-ups & SMEs that aims to facilitate the development of trusted and secure innovative solutions based on industrial and personal data.

?SMEs and Startups
?Up to €120K
⏰22 February 2022

i4Trust is looking for 32 Bottom-Up Experiments involving SMEs and DIHs will contribute to the digital transformation of industrial value chains across multiple domains such as: Smart Cities, Smart Mobility, Smart Manufacturing, Smart AgriFood, Smart Energy, Smart Water, Smart Health and Smart Logistics.

?Mini Consortium of SMEs and DIH
?
Up to €120K
⏰6 September 2021- Deadline postponed to 25 October 2021!!

BonsAPPs’ first open call will look for AI Talents (data scientists, PhDs, engineers/developers, or entities such as SMEs, Mid-Caps or Research and Technology Organisations) to develop and integrate an AI@Edge Solution responding to a specific industrial challenge.

?SMEs and Startups
?
Up to €70K
⏰28 October 2021

For who want to be catalysts for change and active contributors to innovation.To help change behaviours, reduce waste, fight climate change, improve energy efficiency or make cities and communities more sustainable.

 

?SMEs & Startup
?
Up to €40K
⏰21 November 2021

This 3rd Open Call allocates 2.5M€ to fund third parties such as researchers, SMEs and entrepreneurs among others, to conduct advanced research applied to Data Portability use cases.

?SMEs & Startup
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Up to €150K
⏰23 November 2021

Open call to select up to 8 SME-driven experiments to complement AI REGIO in the extension of the current portfolio of “AI for Manufacturing” solutions; and benefiting directly SMEs in underrepresented regions, with the perspective to join VANGUARD Initiative

?SMEs and Startups
?Up to €100K
⏰30 September 2021

Developing and testing AI technical solutions that address industrial challenges by exploiting AI resources and Earth Observation Data focusing only on energy, security, health, agriculture.

?SMEs and Startups
?
Up to €150k
⏰30 September 2021

NGI Assure’s fifth open call is looking for technical R&D projects that provide some form of assurance regarding any aspect of the internet and the way we use it, using Distributed Ledger Technologies, advanced blockchain technologies and related enabling technologies.

?SMEs and Startups
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Up to €50k
⏰1 October 2021

Collaborative projects to develop innovative products and services by integrating new embedded technology solutions in the Small Flying Objects (SFO) area i.e. Smallsats, Drones and High Altitude platform systems. Participation is open to all SMEs based in Bulgaria, France, Greece, Romania, United Kingdom.

?SMEs and Startups
?Up to €1500K
⏰7 October 2021

Proposals can be submitted by DIH registered as fully operational in the European catalogue of DIHs with expertise in
Low energy computing powering CPS, Cyber-physical and embedded systems, Internet of things, Flexible and Wearable Electronics, Organic and Large Area Electronics and others

 

?DIHs
?Up to €60k for service delivery
⏰1 September – Deadline postponed to 17 September!!

Manufacturing SMEs and Mid-caps will discover new business models and digitise their factories to match the production of new or personalised products, thanks to the collaboration and partnerships.

?SMEs and Startups
?Up to €200K
⏰18 March 2021

Call to select emerging DIHs from regions where specific technologies are underrepresented to collaborate with well-established DIHs. The beneficiaries will receive, on top of mentoring and other benefits, up to 100,000€ and will enter a 21-month support program.

?DIHS
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Up to €100K
⏰1 March 2021

SMART4ALL’s first Open Call on Cross-Domain Technology Transfer Experiments (CTTE) is accepting proposals from applicants with a background in Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), and the Internet of Things (IoT) to submit proposals focusing on Low-Energy Computing Technologies (CLEC).

?SMEs
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Up to €80K
⏰1 March 2021

Manufacturing companies, digital solution providers, software developers can apply for sub-projects related to the development, prototyping, integration and validation of innovative solutions using the EFPF platform.

?SMEs
?
Up to €150K
⏰19 February 2021

Ledger is a EC financed project  looking for entities to develop human-centric Minimum Viable Products and Services, in order to achieve new models that preserve citizens’ digital sovereignty,

? SMEs
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Up to €150K
⏰22 February 2021

NGI Explorers provides Europe’s Top researchers and innovators a great experience in the United States. Explorers will get immersed in a 3/5-month deep dive into the USA to accelerate their projects.

?Innovators, Researchers
?
Cost 100% sponsored
⏰18 February 2021

UFO  is looking collaborative projects to develop innovative products and services by integrating new embedded technology solutions in the Small Flying Objects (SFO) area i.e. Smallsats, Drones and High Altitude platform systems.

?SMEs
?
Up to €60K
⏰18 February 2021

The EUHubs4Data aims to consolidate as the European reference for data driven innovation and experimentation, fostering collaboration between data driven initiatives, federating solutions in a global common catalogue of data services, and sharing data in a cross-border.

? DIHs and SMEs
?
Up to €70K
⏰8 February 2021

Open calls to internet innovators to develop technology solutions and services in the Data Portability field. You will participate in a 2-stage programme.

? SMEs & startups
?Up to €150K
⏰20 January 2021

 Call for Challenges to set a particular problem or challenge that would like to be solved with Artificial Intelligence technologies. The ‘Challenge Owners’ will work together in a 6-month Support Program with ‘Solutions Providers’.

? SMEs & startups
?Up to €150K
⏰26 January 2021

 Calling for internet innovators to develop technical enhancements and extensions of eSSIF-Lab’s SSI Framework. Applicants should be able to work with other participants, developing the eSSIF-Lab, testing the interoperability of delivered component.

? SMEs & startups
?Up to €150K
⏰4 January 2021

Two targets: Application Experiments (AEs) directly supports SMEs and Midcaps with different levels of digital maturity, The Digital Challenge is to highlight attractive market needs to be addressed through CPS and embedded systems and for which new solutions are required.

? SMEs & startups
?Up to €110K
⏰15 December 2020

Expanding the SmartAgriHubs community network with additional stakeholders and promoting new innovation experiments to disseminate digital innovation and to mitigate the consequences of the COVID-19 in the AgriFood domain.

? DIHs and SMEs
?
Up to €100K
⏰ 2nd: 5 November 2020

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call offers co-funding to stimulate and support the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs), improve the daily life of Citizens, SMEs and Public Administrations. It is required the use of FIWARE Context Broker as CEF Building Block.

? Consortium of SMEs & PA
?
Up to €3 million
⏰ 5 November 2020

The DEMETER Open Call #1 DEVELOP aims to attract and engage startups/ SMEs with technology products that can be implemented within the agro-business sector. DEMETER will fund the integration and interoperability activities of these technology solutions.

? SMEs and startups
?
Up to €30K
⏰ 18 November 2020

Call for proposals that describe technically realistic and economically viable ideas that need additive manufacturing to become alive. The role of additive manufacturing needs to be in manufacturing of the product but can also be in the prototyping the product that facilitates a conventional mass production.

? SMEs and Startups
?Up to €10K
⏰1 October  2020

Call to become a member of the DIH² network. The selection process takes place in a series of three Open Calls, with up to 26 external DIHs from 26 different countries being previous selected.

? Public, private and No profit
?Up to €10K
⏰31 August 2020

Financial support for experiments in the field of Cyber physical and embedded systems (CPES). Each experiment´s consortium must consist of at least one DIH enrolled in the EC DIH Catalogue.

?Startups and SMEs mini consortia 
?
Up to €180K
⏰31 August 2020

Support to Innovative Companies to digitalise  businesses and access new markets by integrating Flexible and Wearable Electronics technologies (FWE) into services and products. 

? SMEs and MidCaps
? Up to €100K
⏰ 23 September 2020

agROBOfood builds upon its’ existing network and ecosystem and Open Calls to accelerate network expansion, driven by the robotics community and the European AgriFood sector. 

? SMEs consortia
? Up to €500K
⏰ 1 September 2020

This Open Call will expand the QU4LITY ecosystem, increasing the engagement of SMEs and MidCaps across Europe within the field of Zero-Defect Manufacturing and Autonomous Quality.

? SMEs and MidCaps
? Up to €72K
⏰ 7 August 2020

European Data Incubator (EDI) is an 8-months incubation programme for SMEs and startups in Europe. EDI offers special technical training activities thanks also to the use of the FIWARE Lab, access to data providers & promotion.

? SMEs and Startups
?
Up to €100K
⏰ 17 June 2020

L4MS and Amable are joining forces to support manufacturers in boosting their production capacities. Each initiative will award 100k Euros to a winning consortium and will support its team in the execution phase.

? SMEs and Mid-Cap
? Up to €100K
⏰ 1 June 2020

INNOWWIDE is launching  calls for proposals that will focus on supporting innovative European SMEs and start-ups in targeting markets of developing countries, large emerging economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China, Mexico etc.) and developed countries.

? Consortium of SMEs
? 60K
⏰ 7 April 2020

DigiFed implements a business plan for the sustainability of the federation of (DIHs), while providing significant support mechanisms for individuals and groups of SMEs to foster the introduction of digital technologies in their service offerings.

? SMEs
?
55K
⏰9 June 2020

NGI Explorers catalyze the impact of disruptive ideas.  NGI Explorers Program is looking for Europe’s Top researchers and innovators in emerging Internet technologies to join a unique opportunity in the United States. 

? SMEs and Startups
? Fellowship to United States
⏰ 31 March 2020

Presented at the FIWARE Global Summit 2019 in Berlin

Ideas backed in AI technologies to populate the AI4EU Platform. AI4EU will distribute €3 million equity-free among individuals, start-ups and SMEs. There will be two types of calls: AI Prototypes and Tech Transfer program.

? SMEs and Startups
? Up 27K
⏰ 31 March 2020

Presented at the FIWARE Global Summit 2019 in Berlin

Are you a startup currently working with Blockchain/DLTs? Blockers offers the chance to facilitate the uptake of DLTs in end-user SMEs thanks to the funding of use cases involving these technology suppliers.

? SMEs and Startups
? 50K
⏰ 13 March 2020

Presented at the FIWARE Global Summit 2019 in Berlin

Enabling better decision-making through digital infrastructure by involving Cities, citizens and business in order to make cities smarter and sustainable. WeGO Project Implementer provides free technical assistance and consultation services. 

? SMEs
? 110K
⏰ 15 March 2020

Europe is becoming increasingly digital. The European Commission Inviting Europe’s Digital SMEs and startups to innovate and grow their business helping public administrations across  EU to adopt  open and reusable solutions.

? SMEs and Startups
? Up €50K
⏰ 28 February 2020

Future City startup incubator to boost smart city and urban innovation ventures in Berlin. Pre-seed, equity free, startup incubator to support entrepreneurs challenging the status quo of urban life, logistics, economy, and government.

? Startups
? 36K
⏰ 25 February 2020

The Fed4FIRE+ open call project organizes series of Open Calls for experiments and testbeds and by using the Cascade Granting mechanism.”Large Experiments” with a focus on “Cloud, big data and machine learning”.

? SMEs and Startups
? 75K
⏰ 25 February 2020

Presented at the FIWARE Global Summit 2019 in Berlin

The EU-funded accelerator is making strides towards transforming digital governance in Europe. Now is looking for 16 decentralised human-centric technology solutions to join its Venture Builder.

SMEs and Startups
200K
31 January 2020

Presented at the FIWARE Global Summit 2019 in Berlin

RIMA supports the development and deployment of robotics I&M applications with grants for two types of eligible actions: Technology Transfer Experiments (TTEs) and Technology Demonstrators (TD).

? SMEs and Startups
? 30K
⏰ 19 December 2019

Presented at the FIWARE Global Summit 2019 in Berlin

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