In line with the New European Innovation Agenda, the actions supported in this call for proposals targeting “Capacity Building – Strand 2b” will test new approaches for increasing the capacity of regional innovation ecosystems in less developed regions to collaborate in EU value chains. They shall also facilitate the interregional cooperation between regional innovation ecosystem actors to increase their capacity to participate in other calls under the Interregional Innovation Investments (I3) Instrument, e.g. for the submission of proposals under the I3 Instrument Strands 1 and 2a.
The available call budget for each of the two cut-off dates in 2024 is €13 million.
Projects should range between 18 and 24 months with expected budget to range between €500,000 – €1.5 million per project (other amounts possible if duly justified in the proposal).
First cut-off date: 15 February 2024, 17:00:00 CET
Second cut-off date: 14 November 2024, 17:00:00 CET