Coronavirus: urgent call for digital solutions
© Copyright European Commission 2020
The European Commission is calling for startups and SMEs with innovative solutions to tackle Coronavirus outbreak
This call is looking for technologies and innovations that could help in treating, testing, monitoring or other aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak to apply urgently to the next round of funding from the European Innovation Council. Deadline: 18th March.
Call at a glance:
– With a budget of €164m.
– This call is “bottom up”, meaning there are no predefined thematic priorities and applicants with Coronavirus relevant innovations will be evaluated in the same way as other applicants.
– The Commission will look to fast track the awarding of EIC grants and blended finance (combining grant and equity investment) to Coronavirus relevant innovations, as well as to facilitate access to other funding and investment sources.