[Funding alert] Grants to change the world

Updated: Feb 6, 2019

Do you wish to use technology to change the world, to better societies? Then read on!

A series of European calls have just opened, within the work programme “Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies”. This calls aims to use innovation to bring European societies forward, towards more sustainable and inclusive societies. Those calls all close on the 14th of March 2019, and we picked the most innovation-centric calls for you:

Transformative impact of disruptive technologies in public services (RIA*)

Challenge: “assess the potential benefits and risks of using disruptive technologies (such as block-chain, big data analytics, Internet of Things, virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, algorithmic techniques, simulations and gamification) in public administrations as well as the social impact, including the impact on public servants, of using them for government processes and governance”.

Innovative solutions for inclusive and sustainable urban environment (RIA*)

Challenge: “identify the main drivers of inequalities in different urban and peri-urban contexts and to identify best practices and initiatives, including digital solutions and alternative participatory growth models, with potential for upscaling that can promote upward social mobility, social inclusion and cohesion, resilience and sustainable development”.

Using big data approaches in research and innovation policy making (RIA*)

Challenge: “exploit the potential of big data approaches for research and innovation policy making by providing more timely and in depth information on the performance of the research and innovation system and its links to productivity growth”.

Pilot on using the European cloud infrastructure for public administrations (IA)

Challenge: improve “data analytics and usage of cloud infrastructure to gain access to shared data”, in order to provide “innovative means and tools that can enable them to develop better evidence-based policies”, and “involve local actors such as citizens and businesses […] in the generation of data of in the analysis of big data and its ethical issues”.

*RIA: Research and Innovation Action, IA: Innovation Action.

Do you feel those calls reflect your ambitions? Are you up for it?

Get in touch, and we will make sure you get the best support to get your grant and carry out your project!

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