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Horizon 2020 is the previous Funding Programme. There are no longer calls, but projects can run until 2024.

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EIT   New European Bauhaus  

2023 New European Bauhaus Booster call

Several EIT Community members are offering support to the most innovative ventures that are driving sustainable change for cities, industries, climate, food, wellbeing and overall quality of life to help foster the New European Bauhaus transformation. More specifically, they target European startups or scaleups developing innovative solutions with delibarate considerations given to:  Reconnecting with nature; Regaining a sense of belonging; Prioritising the places and people that need it most; Fostering long term, life cycle and integrated thinking in the industrial ecosystem. The 20 best companies will receive support services amounting to 1 million euro. Ventures accepted into the programme will benefit from a 10,000 EUR grant and 40,000 EUR worth of active support in the form of workshops and events designed to address the following areas: Business Model Assessment; Marketing & Branding; Go-To-Market Strategy; Funding Strategy; Networking; GAP Analysis; Communications; Financial Modelling; Pitch Training; Leadership Coaching. The submission deadline is 13 March 2023. The announcement of the selected companies will take place in May 2023. You can find more information here. The terms and conditions can be found in the attachment.

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Idealist ICT project proposal check for cluster 4 Digital proposals

Following the successful previous Full Proposal Checks events (FPC), Ideal-ist, the international network of ICT national contact points, is organizing a Full Proposal Check Event for the first Horizon Europe Cluster 4 Digital call topics in 2023.WhenThe events will be held online between the 27th of February and the 2nd of March 2023.WhereAll information can be found at https://idealist.proposalcheck.eu/. All interaction with the proposers will also be made via the website.ProcedureThe deadline for the targeted call topics is the 29 th of March 2023. Interested proposers must:1. Register their Expression of Interest (EoI) as soon as possible before the 10th of February 2023, and2. Provide an advanced-almost complete draft of their proposal before the 17th of February 2023.

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Horizon Europe Info Day: World leading data and computing technologies

The European Commission invites stakeholders from industry, academia and innovators to participate in the Horizon Europe Info Day on 30 January 2023. This event is an Information Session on the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023-2024 on “World leading data and computing technologies” and offers participants a unique opportunity to pitch concrete ideas in front of leading research organisations and cutting-edge innovators from across industry. The open and free half-day virtual event will introduce three calls under Destination 3: HORIZON-CL4-2023-DATA-01-07: Collaboration with NSF on fundamental research on new concepts for distributed computing and swarm intelligence (CSA) (All information about the call here) HORIZON -CL4-2023-DATA-01-04: Cognitive Computing Continuum: Intelligence and automation for more efficient data processing (RIA) (All information about the call here) HORIZON -CL4-2023-DATA-01-06: Coordination and Support of Cognitive Computing Continuum research and policy (CSA) (All information about the call here) The event provides participants a unique opportunity to pitch concrete ideas and advertise one’s expertise in front of leading research organisations and cutting-edge innovators. The Info Day will allow participants to be inspired by new ideas, to extend their scientific and cooperative network and/or establish new partnerships. Draft agenda 14:00 – 14:05: Welcome and introduction, Monique Calisti (EU-IoT project coordinator, CEO of Martel Innovate) 14:05 – 14:30: Presentation of the upcoming calls by the European Commission HORIZON-CL4-2023-DATA-01-07: Collaboration with NSF on fundamental research on new concepts for distributed computing and swarm intelligence  (CSA) – Jan Komarek, Policy Officer European Commission. HORIZON -CL4-2023-DATA-01-04: Cognitive Computing Continuum: Intelligence and automation for more efficient data processing (RIA) – Maria Tsakali, Policy Officer European Commission. HORIZON -CL4-2023-DATA-01-06: Coordination and Support of Cognitive Computing Continuum research and policy (CSA) – Maria Tsakali, Policy Officer European Commission. 14:30 – 14:40: Q&A 14:40 – 15:00: HADEA – the Lump sum funding in Horizon Europe 15:00 – 15:30: Research Agendas European Alliance for Industrial Data, Edge and CloudCloud Alliance, Ignacio M. Llorente, Chair of the Cloud/Edge Working Group. Gaia-X, Francesco Bonfiglio, CEO. 15:30 – 16:30: Pitch session 16:30 – 17:00: Closing of the event   Register for a flash presentation session: Pitch your project idea (submit your 5-minutes pitch by 25 January). Pitch your own organisation (submit your 1-minute pitch by 25 January). To register for a pitch (timing per pitch may be adjusted according to the number of requests received), please complete the registration form by 25 January 2023, 12:00 CEST latest. The event organisers will validate and confirm your pitch slot by 27 January 2023 EOB. Event website  

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EIC – EMA Info Day: Regulatory support for the development of innovative medicines and technologies

The European Innovation Council (EIC) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) are organising an Info Day. Participants will get to know the wide range of support services provided by EMA to researchers and SMEs active in research and innovation in the pharmaceutical and med-tech sectors. Speakers will talk about how to engage with EMA at different development milestones, and on the range of EMA support services. Benefits of the Innovation Task Force (ITF) services, PRIME and Scientific Advice, as well as practical details on how to prepare and submit applications, will be tackled. The event will entail testimonials from academic researchers and companies funded by the EIC Pathfinder and Accelerator programmes on their experience with EMA services. EIC grantees and future EIC applicants are strongly encouraged to participate. The event is also open to researchers and SMEs funded by other EU programmes.  This event is relevant if:  You are you an innovator in the health-tech sector funded by the EIC or other EU programmes. You are in the early development stage of a medical technology or pharmaceutical, and have not considered regulatory aspects of your innovation and support from authorities. Your medical technology or pharmaceutical development is more advanced and you want to learn how to best apply to European Medicines Agency (EMA) services such as PRIME or Scientific Advice. The event is free of charge and no registration is required. The Info Day will be broadcasted on this web page

Testimonial

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Luciad - Geospatial software for mission-critical operations

Founded in 1999, Luciad serves clients in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Though it recently was acquired by Hexagon Geospatial, they kept an agile SME mindset. Thousands of end users work directly with Luciad’s geospatial applications, and major systems integrators (think Airbus Defense and Space, Lufthansa Systems, NATO, Thales…) incorporate its software in their own products.

NCP Flanders went to Leuven to interview Frederic Houbie, the Research Projects Manager at Luciad, about how he sees Horizon 2020. Luciad is a partner in the MARISA project, which is a collaborative RIA project submitted to an ICT call topic

 

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