The EGTC - Euroregion Nouvelle-Aquitaine Euskadi Navarre - has opened the Call for Microprojects POCTEFA - Euroregion Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Euskadi, Navarre (euroregion-naen.eu). From 1/1/2022 until 1/3/2022.
This action aims at supporting international cooperation between organizations active in the field of Higher Education in third countries not associated to the Erasmus+ Programme for socio-economic recovery, growth and prosperity and reacting to recent trends, in particular economic globalization through 3 specific Strands.(deadline: 17 February 2022)
Forward-Looking Projects are large-scale projects that support forward-looking ideas responding to key European priorities and that have the potential of becoming mainstreamed and giving input for improving education, training and youth systems, as well as to bring a substantial innovative effect in terms of methods and practices. (deadline: 15 March 2022)
Cooperation Partnerships allow organisations to increase the quality and relevance of their activities, to develop and reinforce their networks of partners, to increase their capacity to operate jointly at transnational level, boosting internationalisation of their activities, and through exchanging or developing new practices and methods as well as sharing and confronting ideas. (deadline 23 March 2022)
Small-scale Partnerships are designed to widen access to the programme to small-scale actors and individuals who are hard to reach in the fields of school education, adult education, vocational education and training, youth and sport. With lower grant amounts awarded to organizations, shorter duration and simpler administrative requirements compared to the Cooperation Partnerships (deadline 23 March 2022)
The awards recognise the contributions of the European Road Safety Charter's community of members towards the common goal of improved road safety across Europe. The five winning initiatives are examples of where organisations have delivered specific and measurable road safety actions in their areas of responsibility.
The EU Prize for Women Innovators celebrates the female entrepreneurs behind game-changing innovations. In doing so, the EU wants to raise awareness of the need for more women innovators and create role models for women and girls. The prize is funded by the EU’s Horizon Europe programme for research and innovation and is managed by the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA). This year’s finalists are using their innovations across a wide range of industries to help tackle global challenges.
Since 2015, the European Commission has been awarding the Innovation Radar Prize to the best EU-funded innovators. This year, 4 prize winners have been recognised for their promising achievements out of a total of 12 finalists. The overall prize went to biotechnology solution provider MetGen and the sustainability technology prize to C2CA Technology.
The next call for proposals will be launched on 18 November 2021. Through this call, the EIT’s HEI Initiative aims to help higher education institutions to design activities that will improve their entrepreneurial and innovation capacity. Detailed information on the call text will not be available until 18 November 2021.
The European Commission's European Innovation Council has selected 65 innovative start-ups and SMEs to receive €360 million of funding for breakthrough innovations. Each company will receive a combination of grant financing and equity investment of up to €17 million to develop and scale up their ground-breaking innovations in healthcare, digital technologies, energy, biotechnology, space and other.
The fifth call of the Smart cluster is now open with a deadline for submitting the project idea (PO) on 24 January 2022. This call is to get the "cluster seal", and will have 2 stages, one of screening of ideas (Project Outline Submission) for 24/01/2022. In a second stage, those who pass the screening, will submit the FPP (Full Project Proposal) by 03/05/2022. The cluster seal will be obtained on 21/06/2022.