On 23 November the Commission finally released the calls for Interregional Innovation Investments (I3). The Vanguard Initiative highly values the efforts made by the European Commission to co-design this tool suited to respond to the needs and requirements of innovation stakeholders and capable of addressing existing barriers in interregional innovation projects.
The I3 working program will facilitate interregional cooperation in investments and will connect regional ecosystems in shared smart specialisation areas in order to accelerate market uptake of research results and stimulate innovation.
It focuses on two main strands:
The deadline dates are: