Here is the overview of open calls for May 2023
SynergistEIC – call open until 14.6.2023
SynergistEIC offers a cascading call to prepare applicants for further funding through the EIC Facility. Eligible applicants are start-ups and SMEs active in digital and deeptech themes – innovations with significant scientific advances or high-tech innovations of the digital GreenTech agenda. The call distinguishes between 2 types of eligible applicants – 1. those who have already applied for an EIC grant and 2. those who have the potential to apply for an EIC Accelerator grant. Selected applicants can receive a grant of up to €50,000 to develop the project KPIs and also access to a 6-month digital and deeptech programme.
Interreg Slovakia and Czech Republic – call open until 15.9.2023
Interreg for Slovakia and the Czech Republic aims to support projects in the Slovak-Czech border region in the fields of environment, institutional cooperation and culture and tourism. The projects are to have a social and economic impact with a focus on the target groups – residents and visitors of the border region. The minimum amount of funding per project is set at € 50 000.
EIT Manufacturing – call open until 19.6.2023
EIT Manufacturing is an innovation community within the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) that brings together leading manufacturing actors in Europe. It is thus a consortium project, i.e. in cooperation with partners. The consortium must submit a solution in the project that achieves at least TRL 6 at the start of the project and aims to reach TRL 8 and above. The call offers the possibility to obtain funding between € 600 000 and € 800 000. Projects should focus on one of the selected themes:
1: Optimising production processes and increasing resource efficiency through digital solutions.
2: Socially sustainable and people-oriented production.
3: Environmentally sustainable production through circular business models and new technologies.
2 calls from IPCEI (Important Project of Common European Interestn) – calls are open until the allocated amount is used up
- The call is aimed at supporting projects in the field of microelectronics, with a specific focus on supporting the transition to the digital economy. The aim is to support projects throughout the research and innovation cycle (TRL level 1-9), i.e. the content of the project should be the implementation of activities falling within the R&D and innovation phase and the first industrial deployment phase (or part thereof). The subject of support under this call will be projects implemented on the territory of the Bratislava self-governing region.
- The call focuses specifically on supporting the development of hydrogen technologies, which are considered to be one of the priority areas in the field of decarbonisation of the economy and green transformation. The call supports projects in the whole research and innovation cycle (TRL level 1 – 9), i.e. the content of the project should be the implementation of activities falling within the R&D-innovation phase and the phase of the first industrial deployment (or part thereof). The subject of support under this call will be projects implemented on the territory of the Bratislava self-governing region.
RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE PLAN:
For project ideas involved in Horizon Europe or EIT – the call is open until 31.10.2025
The call from the Recovery and Resilience Plan under Component 9 is open to eligible applicants – non-business research organisations and enterprises whose project proposals have obtained at least 50% of the maximum possible score in calls in any of the three pillars of Horizon Europe or EIT. Funding is available on the basis of the role in the project: 1. for the coordinator €4,000-8,000 or 2. for the partner €2,000-4,000.
Building charging infrastructure – calls are open until the allocated amount is used up
The call from the Recovery and Resilience Plan to support the building of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles is open to local authorities and organisations set up by them, i.e. the public sector, which are given the opportunity to receive funding up to an amount depending on the type and capacity of the charging station:
(a) per AC charging point ≥ 11 kW : € 3 000
(b) or per DC charging point ≥ 50 kW : € 29 000.