The programme provides financial and advisory support in form of grants to mature joint innovation projects in shared smart specialisation areas structured in value-chain investment portfolios.
The three (3) topics that opened for the submission of proposals, under the present call, are the following:
For more information about each topic please click on the respective ID number or visit the call document.
|Consortium Coordinator||Geographical Consortium Composition||Type of Consortium / Partners|
|The Coordinator must be a non-profit organisation:|
The Coordinator must be established in a more developed EU region/country.
|Minimum 5 entities from 5 different regions in 3 eligible countries.||The consortium must involve various components of the quadruple-helix and must always cover both, the demand and supply side, such as (non-exhaustive list):
Public authorities (national/regional/local)
At least 1 partner must be established in a less developed, transition or outermost region/country.
Project budgets (maximum grant amount) are expected to range between € 4,000,00 and € 10,000,000 per project.
In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must be legal entities (public or private bodies), established in one of the Member States eligible for funding from the listed EEA countries and countries associated to the I3 Instrument or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature.
The consortium must be composed as follows:
2. Geographical Consortium Composition: Minimum 5 entities from 5 different regions in 3 eligible countries.
3. Type of Consortium / Partners: The consortium must involve various components of the quadruple-helix and must always cover both, the demand and supply side, such as (non-exhaustive list):
For individual questions on the Portal Submission System, please contact the:
Non-IT related questions should be sent 3 working days before the submission deadline to the following email address: EISMEA-I3-INSTRUMENT@ec.europa.eu