Specific Challenge: To lay the foundations for radically new future technologies of any kind from visionary interdisciplinary collaborations that dissolve the traditional boundaries between sciences and disciplines, including the social sciences and humanities. This topic also encourages the driving role of new actors in research and innovation, including excellent young researchers, ambitious high-tech SMEs and first-time participants …

by Heather Smith

Innovation support agencies, i.e. the regional and national agencies that design and/or implement innovation support programmes for SMEs are important intermediaries for SME innovation. Focus, design and delivery mechanism of innovation support programmes determine to a large extent the economic impact from the supported actions and the satisfaction of the beneficiaries with the support provided. …

by Heather Smith

NGI_TRUST, co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the grant agreement No 825618, foresees as an eligible activity the provision of financial support to third parties, as a means to achieve its own objectives. Third-party projects may only receive financial support if they are working on privacy and trust enhancing …

by Heather Smith

Up to £40 million is available for healthy ageing ‘trailblazer’ projects Innovate UK is to invest up to £1.5 million in stage 1 – and a further £38 million in stage 2 – of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Healthy Ageing Trailblazers Competition. The aim of the Trailblazers is to encourage businesses and public sector …

by Heather Smith

By Wayan Vota on October 28, 2019 Countries rely on both routine health systems and campaign-based delivery to extend the reach of important health interventions such as accelerated disease control and delivery of life-saving health products and services. Many programs, including immunization, neglected tropical diseases, nutrition, malaria, and polio regularly rely on such campaigns to manage the spread of disease …

by Julia Worcman

Call description The Republic of Korea, Finland and Sweden actively participating in Eurostars jointly announce a Promotional Call for Project Ideas within the Eurostars programme. The main objective of this call is to stimulate the generation of Eurostars projects. The call focuses on developing innovative products, applications and services with a strong market potential. Although Eurostars calls are open …

by Julia Worcman

Andy Bleaden, Director Ecosystem Development for ECHAlliance, comments:  We publish these here in our newsletter and online a month after we send them directly to our members, in our monthly MEMBERS ONLY Funding Opportunities Newsletter. If you want to receive these in advance like our members then please become an ECHAlliance member! Becoming a member …

by Heather Smith

The Commission has decided to delay the deadline for submission of proposals for topics FETPROACT-EIC-05-2019 and FETPROACT-EIC-06-2019 until 13 November 2019. This will give researchers more time to prepare a proposal for the call. The topics for which the deadline has been postponed until 13th November 2019 are: FET Proactive: emerging paradigms and communities:  FETPROACT-EIC-05-2019 …

by Heather Smith

Description: Three or four large grants are available to give British charities the chance to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life. Current Status: Open for Applications Maximum value:£ 1,500,000 Objectives of Fund: The Fund is intended to give organisations the chance to deliver the …

by Heather Smith

The Human Brain Project (HBP) has launched four calls for expression of interest for projects that wish to participate in the development of its research infrastructure. Proposals can be submitted until 2 December. The selected projects will contribute to the development of the EBRAINS research infrastructure and increase the scope of its application in terms …

by Heather Smith