RIS Education Call for Innovative Ecosystem Building

This is a Call for Partners intended to fund projects that will build and connect innovative ecosystems in urban mobility in RIS countries by delivering educational activities and bringing all actors of the knowledge triangle together. EIT Urban Mobility partners will be supported in strengthening the local innovation ecosystem and continue expanding into new Innovation Valleys by building on the existing knowledge and increasing their impact.

Main features of the call

The purpose of this call is to fund activities that focus on building and connecting innovative ecosystems in RIS countries through education activities. The proposals should address exclusively the following:

  • Integration of knowledge triangle (including cities, industry, start-ups, HEI) and creation of the innovative ecosystem across RIS region with an active participation and contribution of all members.
  • Creation of a cooperation framework inside the ecosystems as well as among the ecosystems based in RIS cities.
  • Development of I&E education activities in each ecosystem that would lead to start-up creation and acceleration.

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 Applications Main Features[1]
Key dates of the Call calendarCall opening: 14 June 2023
Call closing: 14 July 2023 at 17:00 CET
Eligibility and admissibility check: 18 July 2023
Evaluation of proposals: 4 August 2023
Communication of results: 15 August 2023
Tentative start of the projects: 1 September 2023
Total estimated EIT Funding allocated to this CallThe total EIT funding allocated to this Call is approximately €350,000
Link to the submission portalPLAZA submission platform will be available as of 15 June 2023
List of documents to be submittedApplication form Optional: any other additional documents
List of documents to take into considerationCall Manual
EIT Urban Mobility Strategic Agenda 2021-2027
Guidelines for applicants
Eligibility of expenditure
Appeal procedure
Project Implementation Handbook
Financial Support Agreement Template
Horizon Europe Grant Agreement
Short summary of the topics to be addressedCreation of innovative ecosystems across cities in RIS region through educational activities.
Evaluation criteriaStrategic 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 may be subject to slight changes.