Statistics for Family Businesses

Deadline Date: 17-06-2015

Objective / Scene Setter:The aim of this call is to provide policy-makers and relevant stakeholders for credible, comparable and systematic information and indicators on the role of the family businesses in national economies and to offer usable and practical information to stakeholders for their decision making.

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Budget: €6,000,000
Deadline Date: 03-06-2015

SpecificChallenge:Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a mobility scheme that allows potential or newly established entrepreneurs to spend a period of time collaborating with an experienced entrepreneur in another participating country.

CLUSTER GO INTERNATIONAL

Budget: €3.750.000
Deadline Date: 31-03-2015

ObjectiveThe main objective of the action is to intensify cluster and business network collaboration across borders and sectorial boundaries and to support the establishment of European Strategic Cluster Partnership to lead international cluster cooperation in fields of strategic interest - notably in support of the development of emerging industries.

Re-use and remanufacturing technologies and equipment for sustainable product lifecycle management

Budget: €143,170,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:In order to increase the competitiveness of EU industry and reduce the environmental footprint, manufacturing industries should develop innovative technologies and approaches to manufacture added-value products with fewer resources and to ensure a sustainable product life cycle based on reuse and re-manufacturing methods and technologies.

Integrated design and management of production machinery and processes

Budget: €143,170,000
Deadline Date: 04-02-2015

Specific challenge:Production quality significantly depends on the ambient conditions and the process parameters.

Erasmus+ Key Action 2 (KA2) — COOPERATION FOR INNOVATION AND THE EXCHANGE OF GOOD PRACTICES Knowledge alliances, sector skills alliances

Deadline Date: 26-02-2015

Knowledge Alliances are transnational, structured and result-driven projects, notably between higher education and business.

Facilitating EU transnational tourism flows for seniors and young people in the low and medium seasons

Budget: €1,800,000
Deadline Date: 15-01-2015

ObjectiveThe main aim of this call is to strengthen competitiveness of the European tourism sector by encouraging the extension of the tourism season and by increasing internal mobility of seniors and young people.

Cluster Excellence Programme

Budget: 1250000
Deadline Date: 29-10-2014

The overall objective of this Call for proposals is to pursue the EU efforts aimed tostrengthen cluster management excellence in the EU as a way to provide moreprofessional business services to European SMEs through clusters and thereforecontribute to the development of more world-class clusters in the EU.

RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL 2014 Coal

Objective: The Research Programme for the Research Fund for Coal and Steel supports research activities aimed at the following objectives defined for coal:Improving the competitive position of Community coal(Coal 1)Health and safety in mines(Coal 2)Efficient protection of the environment and improvement of the use of coal as a clean energy source (Coal 3)Management of external dependence on energy supply(Coal 4)Scope:Proposals must relate to the production, preparation, conversion or utilisation of coal*.

RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL 2014 Steel

Objective: The Research Programme for the Research Fund for Coal and Steel shall support research activities aimed at the following objectives defined for steel:New and improved steelmaking and finishing techniques(Steel 1)RTD and the utilisation of steel(Steel 2)Conservation of resources and improvement of working conditions(Steel 3)Scope:Proposals must relate to the production and/or processing of iron and/or steel* or to their properties, manufacture and/or utilisation of steel* products.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership ENHANCING SME INNOVATION CAPACITY BY PROVIDING BETTER INNOVATION SUPPORT Professionalization of open innovation management in SMEs

Budget: €1,700,000
Deadline Date: 29-04-2015

Specific challenge:Current research on open innovation has not taken into account the extent and creativity of SMEs in designing and implementing open innovation strategies.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Integration of novel nano materials into existing production lines

Budget: €66,000,000 H2020-NMP-PILOTS-2015
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015

Development and demonstration in operational environments; the integration of technologies and processing for using novel nanomaterials in production; to improve the control and monitoring of the conditions required for the use of nanomaterials in industrial processes; to increase the level of robustness and repeatability of such industrial processes; to optimize and evaluate the increased performances of the production lines in terms of productivity and cost-effectiveness; to assess the functionality and performance of the produced component/product.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Extended in-service service of advanced functional materials in energy technologies (capture, conversion, storage and/or transmission of energy)

Budget: €152,000,000 H2020-NMP-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Proposals should investigate the long-term in-service degradation of functional materials that have already demonstrated enhanced performance in terms of energy capture, conversion, storage and/or transmission, and the capability of a production at a scale that could warrant an industrial uptake.

Diversifying the EU tourism offer and products - Sustainable transnational tourism products

Budget: 1,000,000
Deadline Date: 07-10-2014

ObjectiveFurther to the preparatory action "Sustainable tourism" (2009-2011) and following previous calls for proposal launched under the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme, the Commission has decided to further stimulate competitiveness in the European tourism sector.

Maximising synergies between tourism, high-end and creative industries

Budget: €400,000
Deadline Date: 16-09-2014

ObjectiveThe objective of the present call is to support the development and promotion of one (new) European Route around one high-end / luxury product, to test the possibility of developing synergies between the tourism and the high-end industries at European level.

Supporting Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship education (Pan-European entrepreneurial learning initiative)

Budget: €350,000
Deadline Date: 20-08-2014

ObjectiveThe ambition is to support a network and a virtual hub on entrepreneurial learning.

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Budget: 4 120 000 euro
Deadline Date: 17-07-2014

The aim of this call is to expand and strengthen the existing network of Intermediary Organisations which act as local contact points for newly established entrepreneurs as well as experienced entrepreneurs in the participating countries.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR SOCIAL POLICY INNOVATIONS SUPPORTING REFORMS IN SOCIAL SERVICES

Budget: 9 200 000 €
Deadline Date: 30-07-2014

The overall purpose of this call for proposals is to foster innovation and reforms in thesocial services to tackle the main challenges identified above and to develop innovativeresponses corresponding to national, regional and local realities and in line with the socialinvestment approach.

Improving expertise in the field of industrial relations

Budget: 4 000 000
Deadline Date: 13-06-2014

In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 08 is intended to cover actions to support industrial relations measures, inparticular those designed to develop expertise and the exchange of EU-relevant information, as well as actions to improve knowledge on industrial relationsinstitutions and practices across the EU and dissemination of results.

Preparatory action: Information centres for EU migrant workers and posted workers

Budget: 700 000
Deadline Date: 20-06-2014

The overall scope of this Preparatory Action is to explore the feasibility of cross-border networking activities which intend to improve the facilities for support, advice and information provided at national level to EU migrant workers and their family members and to ensure that such support and assistance can be provided in a cross-border context.

COSME Enterprise Europe Network 2015/2020

Deadline Date: 03-06-2014

The aim of this call is to establish the Enterprise Europe Network for the period from 2015-2020.

INFORMATION, CONSULTATION AND PARTICIPATION OF REPRESENTATIVES OF UNDERTAKINGS

Budget: € 7 250 000
Deadline Date: 04-06-2014

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to fund operations aimed at developing employee involvement in undertakings - meaning any mechanism, including information, consultation and participation, through which employees' representatives may exercise an influence on decisions to be taken within the company - in particular by raising awareness and contributing to the application of EU law and policies in this area.

Information and training measures for workers

Budget: 4 140 000
Deadline Date: 06-06-2014

In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 05 is intended to cover grants for information and training measures for workers' organisations in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

INFORMATION, CONSULTATION AND PARTICIPATION OF REPRESENTATIVES OF UNDERTAKINGS

Budget: 7 250 000
Deadline Date: 04-06-2014

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to fund operations aimed at developing employee involvement in undertakings - meaning any mechanism, including information, consultation and participation, through which employees' representatives may exercise an influence on decisions to be taken within the company - in particular by raising awareness and contributing to the application of EU law and policies in this area.

Industrial relations and social dialogue

Budget: 2 May 2014 – indicative amount foreseen depending on the quality of proposals submitted: EUR 4 000 000; - 25 August 2014 – indicative amount foreseen depending on the quality of proposals submitted: EUR 4 500 000.
Deadline Date: 02-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 25-08-2014

In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 08 is intended to cover grants for promoting social dialogue at cross-industry and sectoral level in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), and for developing European social dialogue in its different dimensions of information exchange, consultation, negotiation and joint action.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Horizon 2020 dedicated SME Instrument - Phase 2 2014 Critical infrastructure protection topic 7: SME instrument topic: “Protection of Urban soft targets and urban critical infrastructures”

Budget: 220 897 600
Deadline Date: 17-12-2014

The aim is to engage small and medium enterprises in security research and development and in particular to facilitate and accelerate the transition of their developed products/services to the market place.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Storage of energy produced by decentralised sources

Budget: 114 200 000
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

Proposals should develop innovative materials solutions that will make storage technologies more available, better performing and more cost effective.

First competitive call for experiment proposals under the European Clearing House for Open Robotics Development (ECHORD++) project

Budget: 5 000 000
Deadline Date: 14-04-2014

The ultimate goal of the ECHORD++ project is to stimulate the interaction between robot manufacturers, researchers and the users to produce tangible results that go beyond "proof of concept".

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Horizon 2020 dedicated SME Instrument - Phase 2 2014 Space SME Instrument

Budget: 220 897 600
Deadline Date: 17-12-2014

The specific challenge of the actions envisaged under this call could cover any aspect of the Specific Programme for Space (Horizon 2020 Framework programme and Specific programme).

Industrial Leadership Horizon 2020 dedicated SME Instrument - Phase 2 2014 Boosting the potential of small businesses for eco-innovation and a sustainable supply of raw materials

Budget: 220 897 600
Deadline Date: 17-12-2014

This topic is targeted at all types of eco-innovative SMEs in all areas addressing the climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials challenge, focusing on SMEs showing a strong ambition to develop, grow and internationalise.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Applications in Satellite Navigation-Galileo-2014 Releasing the potential of EGNSS applications through international cooperation

Budget: 38 000 000
Deadline Date: 03-04-2014

Activities under this topic will enable the development of innovative applications within international context and related standards with high international impact, ensuring that the EGNSS services are well known and can be used throughout the world.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership peer learning of innovation agencies

Budget: 420 000
Deadline Date: 16-12-2014

The proposed activities will provide incentives in the form of small lump sum grants to national and regional innovation agencies for engaging in peer learning on all topics relevant for design and delivery of innovation support programmes for SMEs.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Biomaterials for treatment and prevention of Alzheimer

Budget: 152 000 000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

Proposals should develop new multifunctional biomaterials, as part of eventual Medical Devices and Advanced Therapies, which aim to create, optimise, enhance, substitute or support preventive and therapeutic interventions in Alzheimer’s disease.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Boosting the Investment-Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps Boosting the Investment-Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps

Budget: 2 500 000
Deadline Date: 15-04-2014

Proposals should at minimum address:A survey of the major investment-readiness (training and pitching events) schemes in Europe, including those launched under FP7, such as the 'ICT Finance Marketplace' and 'European Investor Gate' initiatives.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Presidency events

Budget: 2 200 000
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015

An integral part of the LEIT-NMP part of Horizon 2020 is to organise events of a major strategic nature.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Presidency events

Budget: 12 500 000
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014

The commitment of the national authorities to support the event(s) (from a political point of view, but also with resources) should be a pre-requisite to submit a proposal.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership ICT 2014 - Information and Communications Technologies Web Entrepreneurship

Budget: €658,500,000 H2020-ICT-2014-1
Deadline Date: 23-03-2014

The challenge is to create an environment in Europe that encourages more web entrepreneurs to start a business in Europe and grow internationally.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Cluster facilitated projects for new industriel chains

Budget: €24,900,000
Deadline Date: 30-04-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 09-09-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership European label for innovation voucher programmes

Budget: €1,000,000
Deadline Date: 02-04-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 09-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership IPorta 2

Budget: €3,000,000
Deadline Date: 02-04-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 09-09-2014

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Innovative, Sustainable and inclusive Bioeconomy Unlocking the growth potential of rural areas through enhanced governance and social innovation

Budget: €17,000,000 H2020-ISIB-2015-2
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

Proposals should undertake a thorough analysis of social innovation in agriculture, forestry and rural development, encompassing its complexity and various dimensions as well as its impact on unfolding the territorial capital in different regional contexts.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Factories of the Future ICT-enabled modelling, simulation, analytics and forecasting technologies

Budget: €145,000,000 H2020-FoF-2015
Deadline Date: 09-12-2014

Increased productivity during design and ramp-up phases and for higher mass customization capacity for big enterprises as well as SMEs through access to on-demand scalable manufacturing process chains and services and through agreed data standards.

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Factories of the Future ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs (I4MS)

Budget: €145,000,000 H2020-FoF-2015
Deadline Date: 09-12-2014

 Three areas of technologies are targeted for the Innovation actions:

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY New bioinformatics approaches in service of biotechnology

Budget: €29,600,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2015-1
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY New bioinformatics approaches in service of biotechnology

Budget: €29,600,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2015-1
Deadline Date: 24-02-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY Metagenomics as innovation driver

Budget: €29,600,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2015-1
Deadline Date: 24-02-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 11-06-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY Synthetic biology – construction of organisms for new products and processes

Budget: €47,900,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2014-1
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership BIOTECHNOLOGY Downstream processes unlocking biotechnological transformations

Budget: €47,900,000 H2020-LEIT-BIO-2014-1
Deadline Date: 12-03-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 26-06-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Biomaterials for the treatment of diabetes mellitus

Budget: €114,200,000 H2020-NMP-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Widening materials models

Budget: €114,200,000 H2020-NMP-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

 

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call fo Joint EU & MS activity on the next phase of research in support of regulation

Budget: €114,200,000 H2020-NMP-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Assessment of environmental fate of nanomaterials

Budget: €114,200,000 H2020-NMP-2014-two-stage
Deadline Date: 06-05-2014
Deadline Date Stage 2: 07-10-2014

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Nanomedicine therapy for cancer

Budget: €152,000,000 H2020-NMP-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

 

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Fibre-based materials for non-clothing applications

Budget: €152,000,000 H2020-NMP-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Call for Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials and Production Low-energy solutions for drinking water production

Budget: €152,000,000 H2020-NMP-2015-two-stage
Deadline Date: 26-03-2015
Deadline Date Stage 2: 08-09-2015