DIH² Mini Grant Open Call for up to €3,500
DIH² will select 26 consortia composed of a maximum of three members (including manufacturing SMEs/Mid-Caps and Technology Providers) across two competitive open calls. There will be 13 consortia in each call. This section summarizes the characteristics of the Open Calls under the DIH² project.
The first Open Call is divided into two stages; the First Stage of the Open Call has ended.
The consortia formed as result of the 26 brokerage events will receive support to prepare the proposal of TTE from DIHs (Digitization Audit). There is no obligation for consortia’s partners to be involved in the First Stage to participate in the Second Stage but only those consortia that have participated in the First Stage may receive the Audit.
Type of applicants
Manufacturing SMEs or Mid-Caps can apply to participate in the 1st Open Call. Please, be aware that while checking the company’s status, the linked parties of the company are also taken into consideration. SME status is calculated in accordance with the rules defined in the EU recommendation 2003/361. Status of the “Mid-Cap” will be assessed accordingly. Mid-Caps are defined as organisations with a staff headcount below 500 employees and a turnover below €100M.
Technology Providers. Any type of organisation specialized in technology transfer or system integration to end-users, such as System Integrators, Research and Technology Organisations, Digital Innovation Hubs Centres, startups, SMEs, etc.
Applications must be submitted by a consortium of 2-3 members. In total 26 consortia at EU level will be selected to participate in the Jury Day and will receive mini-grant in the amount of €3,500. During the Jury Day, 13 beneficiaries will be selected out of these 26 as final beneficiaries of the program and they will get up to €248,000 extra funding and premium technology transfer services.
Submission deadline for the Second Stage – 27th of February 2020 at 13:00 (CET).
Use this opportunity and apply via link: https://dih-squared.fundingbox.com
More information about the DIH² initiative: http://www.dih-squared.eu/