Updated May 30, 2019CLOSED

European Data Incubator

Offered by European Union

The objective of the EDI programme is to facilitate the uptake of Big Data tools by the start-ups whilst increasing the technical and business skills of the selected start-ups/SMEs. The final aim is to foster sustainable business incubation around Big Data.
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CLOSEDJun 19, 2019Deadline
Up to €100,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 2: Research & Development, Stage 3: Proof of Concept and Stage 4: Transition to Scale
Implemented in:
RegionEurope and Eurasia
CountryBosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, Serbia, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro and Turkey
Focus AreasData/Analytics
Digital Development
The accepted applicants for EDI open calls are start-ups in the form of SMEs or group of individuals (that is, a start-up may be legally incorporated or not):

SME: Individual projects (1 SME) of an SME/start-up legally established in an eligible country as described below.
Group of individuals: When there is not a constituted SME, the applicants could be a group between 2 to 4 individuals legally established in an eligible country (as described below) and with a written commitment to have set up a legally registered SME if reaching “Experiment” phase.
A SME will be considered as such if accomplishing with the Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC and the SME user guide. As a summary, the criteria which define a SME are:

Headcount in Annual Work Unit (AWU) less than 250.
Annual turnover less or equal to €50 million or annual balance sheet total, less or equal to €43 million.

▪ The Member States (MS) of the European Union (EU), including their outermost regions;
▪ The Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) linked to the Member States
▪ H2020 Associated countries: according to the updated list published by the EC at

Application And Awards Process

The F6S platform is the entry point for all proposals at https://www.f6s.com/edincubator. Submissions received by any other channel will be automatically discarded.


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