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VInnovate Call 2024

VINNOVATE CALL 2024 

 

The VInnovate beneficiaries will all be located in a VInnovate member region, and every VInnovate applicant will have to comply with requirements of the regional/national instrument to which the beneficiary is applying, as well as VInnovate criteria described below. 

The project consortium can be eventually complemented with additional partners (“associated partners”) not funded through instruments activated in VInnovate (i.e. instruments connected under VInnovate mechanism)

Each project consortium will be composed of VInnovate beneficiaries (excl. “associated partners”) complying with the following criteria:

  • at least 2 organisations located in at least 2 VInnovate member regions/countries and at least 2 different Member States;
  • at least one SME (following the European Commission's definition).

 

 

Supported Activities 

The VInnovate Call 2024 will support activities at TRL6, TRL7 and/or TRL8; meaning that VInnovate will support post-prototyping activities.

The total project costs will be of minimum 100.000 € project cost per project and of maximum 1.000.000 € project costs.

The project duration will be of maximum 36 months.

Every VInnovate candidate will have to comply with requirements of the regional/national instrument to which the beneficiary is applying. More information on the eligibility criteria and application procedure is available here

 

 

Scope of the Call 

Each project will aim at developing solution(s) that will support at least one of the following transitions:

1) a smarter Industry  

2) a more sustainable Industry

3) a more autonomous/less dependent  Industry.

Eligible VInnovate 2024 projects must be linked (thematically) to at least one of the 8 VI pilots. if applicants  have any concerns regarding the linkages between their project and the VI pilots' scope, they are invited to contact the relevant VI pilot leads, whose contact details are available on the VI pilot pages listed below: