Competence Hub Partner Call

This is a long-term call for Partners for Business Plan 2023-2025 targeting a set of specific activity areas to meet the EIT Urban Mobility Academy targets. This includes the production of short educational videos, e-courses covering a wide selection of innovative mobility topics, from new technologies to more social and environmental best practice, producing applied learning courses and programmes with significant revenue potential, and the scaling up of existing Competence Hub training initiatives to maximise impact.

The total maximum EIT funding allocated to the 2023 cut-off dates of this call is up to 1.320.000 EUR with budget allocated to each of the activity areas (CHA1-4). The EIT funding allocation and cut-off dates will be updated regularly to cover the years 2024 and 2025. Partners are welcome to submit their proposals as a consortium or as a mono-beneficiary applicant. 

To help applicants with the preparation and submission of their proposals, EIT Urban Mobility hosted an info session on 3 July 2023 at 14:00 (CEST). The info session covered the scope of the proposals and the evaluation criteria, as well as technical details related to the submission of the proposals.  

Notice to applicants: when applying to this call, please make sure that ¨1.5 Competence Hub CfP¨ is selected in Tab 0 of the application.

Contact details

Type of contactTeamEmail
For legal, financial and administrative procedures, including questions about PLAZA submission toolProgramme Management Office (PMO)pmo@eiturbanmobility.eu
For content, topic-related related questionsAcademy Teamacademycall@eiturbanmobility.eu

Call summary

Call for Proposals Main Features[1]
Key dates of the call calendar

Call opening:  28 June 2023  

Cut-off dates for the Year 2023:  
First cut-off date: 28 July 2023 at 17:00 CET 
Eligibility and admissibility check: End of July 2023 
Evaluation of Proposals: First half of September 2023
Communication of result: Mid-September 2023
Tentative start of the projects: End of September 2023

Second cut-off date: 2 October 2023 at 17:00 CET 
Eligibility and admissibility check: Beginning of October 2023
Evaluation of Proposals: Beginning of October 2023
Communication of result: End of October 2023
Tentative start of the projects: Beginning of November 2023

Third cut-off date: 31 January 2024 at 17:00 CET 
Eligibility and admissibility check: Beginning of February 2024
Evaluation of Proposals: February – March 2024
Communication of result: March 2024
Tentative start of the projects: Beginning of April 2024

Note: The subsequent cut-off dates for the years 2024 and 2025 will be updated later.

Total estimated EIT Funding allocated to this callThe total EIT funding allocated to this call in 2024 is up to 2,400,000 EUR

Note: The total EIT funding allocated to this call for 2025 will be updated later. 
Link to the submission portal The PLAZA platform will be available as of 3 July 2023
List of documents to be submitted

Application form is available on the PLAZA platform

Notice to applicants: when applying to this call, please make sure that ¨1.5 Competence Hub CfP¨ is selected in Tab 0 of the application.

List of documents to take into considerationCall Manual (revised 03.11.2023)
EIT Urban Mobility Strategic Agenda 2021-2027
Guidelines for Applicants
Eligibility of expenditure
Appeal procedure
Project Implementation Handbook
Financial Support Agreement template
Horizon Europe Model Grant Agreement (specifically Articles 16 and 17)
EIT Label Handbook for Non-Degree Education and Training
Short summary of the topics to be addressedA number of specified activity areas to meet the EIT Urban Mobility Competence Hub targets, including short educational videos, e-courses covering a wide selection of innovative mobility topics, from new technologies to more social and environmental best practice, applied learning courses and programmes with significant revenue potential, and the scaling up of existing Competence Hub training initiatives to maximise impact.
Evaluation criteriaProposals will be evaluated based on the criteria listed below, as stated in section 5 Evaluation and selection process.

Evaluation criteria:
– Strategic fit
– Excellence and novelty
– Impact and social, economic, financial, and general sustainability
– Quality and efficiency of the implementation

 


[1] Please note that this calendar is indicative. Dates might be subject to slight changes.