Imminent closure of calls for proposals

We offer you our selection of cascade funding calls that will soon close. There is still time left to participate.

RIS Inclusiveness

Open call to develop innovative solutions to make the work in the manufacturing industry more inclusive for individuals with disabilities.

Maximum funding request per proposal: up to 40,000 €.

Eligibility and consortia: EU Member States, Horizon Europe Associated countries.

Deadline: 4 August 2023.


Second call for European-based XR technology developers and content creators. Four main areas supported: Wearable Haptic Interfaces for XR, Affective Exergaming in Virtual Environments, Group-oriented Spatial AR and Narrative Immersive Media Productions including Location Based Experiences (LBX).

Maximum funding request per proposal: 250,000-500,000 €.

Eligibility and consortia: media innovators, outstanding technology developers, SMEs, academia, and others that enable new ways of creative storytelling and interaction through immersive media technologies. Individual application.

Deadline: 14 August 2023.


Projects need to address one or more digital priorities such as the installation of sensors to monitor real time critical control parameters, integration and implementation of sensors in the existing infrastructure, and smart data management and analysis – in order to convert data into information and eventually into action and interoperability between food companies and in the food value chain.

Maximum funding request per SME: 60,000 €.

Eligibility and consortia: SME.

Deadline: 31 August 2023.


Consortium (Living Lab) with expertise in food security, biodiversity, or climate change to investigate 5 model-based scenarios and exchange data collected with the Eco-Ready Observatory.

Maximum funding request per proposal: a total of 4M€ for the selection of a minimum of 10 Living Lab projects. Each project can receive up to 400k euro and each party a budget between 60-200k €.

Eligibility and consortia: ctwo-five partners with at least one community of users and at least 1 scientific/technical/commercial entity.

Deadline: 31 August 2023.


Call for Associated Regions to participate in the Danube4all project. It is looking for 5 Associated Regions to provide with technical assistance to use the outcomes and knowledge of Danue4all to prepare roadmaps, plans, and projects to restore freshwater ecosystems in their region.

Maximum funding request per proposal: up to €100,000.

Eligibility and consortia: local and/or regional authorities.

Deadline: 31 August 2023.


The IMAGINE-B5G E2E facility will fuel testing and experimentation of core technologies and architectures, facilitating innovative services and businesses, and become a key enabler for future B5G vertical services and applications. Proposals should test and validate their novel vertical applications through pilots and trials on the IMAGINE-B5G facilities, and provide novel features through Hardware and Software extensions to the IMAGINE-B5G facilities thanks to the openness of the IMAGINE-B5G framework.

Maximum funding request per proposal: up to €100,000 for one partner or €140,000 for two partners.

Eligibility and consortia: SMEs, scaleups and start-ups.

Deadline: 1st September 2023.

BoostUp! Europe 2023

A call for mature European startups to solve 5 industrial business challenges, disclosed by this year’s partners – Volkswagen AG, Dana Inc., Talgo, voestalpine Böhler Aerospace, and Berg Propulsion. The total budget for this call is €150,000 and the top-5 startups will receive a 30,000 Euro lump sum grant to implement a proof of concept (PoC) of their innovative solution to solve a Corporate/SME challenge.

Maximum funding request per proposal: up to €30,000.

Eligibility and consortia: startups with at least two full time employees and revenue traction.

Deadline: 1st September 2023.


A call to financially support small projects involving SMEs and start-ups who can contribute to: autonomous ships and drones communication, cybersecurity and electronic warfare, on-board equipment: development, performance improvement, predictive maintenance, weapon systems improvement, decarbonization of ships.

Maximum funding request per proposal: up to €20,000.

Eligibility and consortia: eligible enterprises must be an existing member of an international or national organization (cluster, platform, chamber, guild or similar) that promotes naval and aero-naval defence industry as well as its value chains, and must be registered in one of the following groups of countries: LEVIATAD’s partner countries (Belgium, Croatia, France, Italy); EU-13 countries, except Croatia (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia).

Deadline: 4th September 2023.


This call will financially support manufacturing SMEs to implement the recommendations elaborated in their Advanced Sustainability Action Plan (ASAP) to become more sustainable, adaptable and resilient. In this pathway, manufacturing SMEs are supported by Accredited Sustainability and Technology Providers.

Maximum funding request per proposal: up to €35,000.

Eligibility and consortia: SME applicants belonging to the manufacturing industry, supported by accredited Sustainable and Technology Providers. The manufacturing company should have a NACE code classified under the category C.

Deadline: 6th September 2023.


Organised in co-creation mode and guided by a group of experts from the consortium each Future Resilience lab will address challenges they face from internal or external shocks in the fields of Urban development, Agriculture, Mobility, Health, Welfare, Industries, Environment.

Maximum funding request per proposal: up to €60,000.

Eligibility and consortia: individual organisations or consortia.

Deadline: 12th October 2023.

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