Updated May 14, 2020CLOSED

European Institute of Innovation and Technology Manufacturing: New Call for Proposals as a response to COVID-19 Crisis

Manufacturing is among the business activities to be most negatively affected by the evolving crisis caused by COVID-19. The pandemic is heavily disrupting both the demand behaviour as well as the supply and the capability of the companies to produce and deliver goods to the market. Within this situation, EIT Manufacturing will be at the forefront of supporting the manufacturing community in Europe. Within this context, and as a first short-term response , EIT Manufacturing will launch a dedicated Call, responding to the COVID-19 crisis, including the following two actions:

  • Venture support instrument to provide targeted support to high impact and growth potential scale-ups and SMEs to overcome the COVID-19 crisis and adapt/accelerate to post crisis economic reality;
  • Pandemic response activities to generate and implement short-term COVID-19 response activities with the potential to make a significant impact addressing manufacturing related callenges
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CLOSEDMay 25, 2020Deadline
Up to $539,592Amount
5 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
RegionEurope and Eurasia
Focus AreasEconomic Growth and Trade
Response Technologies (Humanitarian Assistance)
Infectious & Vector Diseases (Health)

Existing EIT Manufacturing Partners and non-Partner organizations who can implement fast track projects to address the COVID-19 crisis with clear solutions (product/service/business model) and make a significant impact.

Eligibility criterion related to EU dimension: at least two partners from two different countries, at least one partner from industry.

Application Directions

The application needs to be submitted via an online form and attaching a business case document for upload.


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