Calls for Funding



Procure4Health Call for Twinnings (3rd Call)

Procure4Health Call for Twinnings

Source of Funding: Procure4Health

What activities are funded?

Twinnings aim to transfer knowledge and experience around the use of a product or service, process or methodology, strategy or a procurement business model.

  • Knowledge transfer meetings
  • Meetings with local stakeholders
  • Organisational readiness of innovation procurement efforts
  • Field visits
  • Viability studies
  • Dissemination events
  • Travelling necessary for the twinning

Twinning applicants shall submit their application electronically via the Procure4Health online community platform.

This call is open in a cut-off deadline format:

  • Initial deadline: April 17th 2024
  • Final deadline: June 17th 2024

Visit the below link to read further and download application guidelines.

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MCST-TUBITAK 2024 Joint Call for R&I Proposals

MCST-TUBITAK 2024 Joint Call for R&I Proposals - Online Information Event

Source of Funding: Malta Council for Science and Technology

The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST) and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) launched the 4th MCST-TÜBİTAK 2024 Joint Call for R&I Proposals to support cooperation in Science, Technology, and Innovation in the following thematic areas:

  • PRIMA Programme Thematic fields (Water management, Sustainable Farming systems, Agro-food value chain)
  • Digital Technologies
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Health

Malta-based entities and Türkiye-based entities are invited to jointly apply for funding to undertake a R&I project in these thematic areas.

This Call involves a one-stage submission process, and the complete submission documentation needs to be received by the 14th June 2024 (23:59 CET).

Visit the below link to download the guidelines and application forms.


MCST has organised an online information session on the 17th April 2024 for Malta-based stakeholders, where an overview of the Joint Call, National Rules, Submission Documents, and Partner Search has been provided.

You can now view the recording of this session here:


For any queries, feel free to contact MCST at or call +356 23602175-23602152.

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Cascade Funding Opportunities

Cascade Funding Opportunities

Cascade funding is a simple, direct and administrative-less mechanism the European.

Commission has brought forward to support smaller players in the innovation arena.

Visit the below link to view the open calls.

Deadline of calls: variates from call to call

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RAPTOR 2024 Call

RAPTOR 2024 Call

Source of Funding: EIT Urban Mobility

he Rapid Applications for Transport (RAPTOR) Programme seeks to do so via its agile competition. The RAPTOR competition matches European cities facing urban mobility challenges with start-ups with innovative solutions. 

Meet your RAPTOR 2024 cities

In 2024, 13 cities from across Europe with niche mobility challenges requiring innovative solutions have been selected to participate in the Rapid Applications for Transport (RAPTOR) programme.

EIT Urban Mobility is excited to welcome the following cities to the RAPTOR family!

RAPTOR 2024 Call

The competition was launched for start-ups to propose solutions addressing these city mobility challenges. Each city, supported by technical and business advisors, will select the most promising start-ups to receive funding, to develop their solution to be tested in the city within five months of award.

Following the agile methodology of the programme, the projects will kick off in August and run until December 2024. During these 5 months, winners will work closely with their respective city. Firstly the innovative start-up solutions for mobility challenges will need to be developed and tailored to the city specific requirements. Then they will be tested and validated in real-life demonstrations.

A maximum of 13 awardees, one per city challenge, will be selected and supported by EIT Urban Mobility financially, technically, and commercially, from August to December 2024. In addition to funding of up to EUR 40 000, awardees will receive technical and business mentoring, and support to market and promote the project. Applicants are sought from EU Member States or Horizon Europe associated states.

Applications close 6 May 2024, 17:00h CET. 

Visit the below link to learn further.

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COST Open Call 2024

COST Open Call 2024

Source of Funding: COST - European Cooperation in Science & Technology

Participants are invited to submit COST Action proposals contributing to the scientific, technological, economic, cultural or societal knowledge advancement and development of Europe. Multi- and interdisciplinary proposals are encouraged.

The Open Call Action proposal submission, evaluation, selection and approval (SESA) procedure is fully science and technology-driven and will ensure a simple, transparent and competitive proposal evaluation and selection process, reflecting the bottom-up, open and inclusive principles of COST.

Participants planning to submit a proposal for a COST Action will need to refer to the SESA guidelines and to the Open Call Announcement available on the below link.

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CYBER+ALT Grant Scheme

CYBER+ALT Grant Scheme

This incentive seeks to assist SMEs through non-repayable grants to part-finance investment that will enhance their overall level of security and resilience in order to be in a better position to handle cyber threats and be proactive to meet future challenges. This will improve the capacity of the local organisations whilst increasing the level of investment made in cybersecurity locally.

Eligible Organisations

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).


This scheme is co-funded through the Digital Europe Programme (DEP) (50%) and National Funds (50%). Eligible projects will be part-financed up to 80% of the cost for investment in Malta, for a maximum grant of up to €60,000 per project. The allocated budget for this scheme is set at €2,000,000.

Visit the below link to read further.

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EENergy Energy Efficiency Grants

EENergy Energy Efficiency Grants

Source of Funding: Enterprise Europe Network

Is your company in search of support for energy efficiency improvements?

In 2 years EENergy project will distribute €9 million in form of 900+ grants for SMEs throughout Europe to engage in activities, purchases or integrations that will improve their overall energy spendings with a minimum of 5 %.

Each company can apply for maximum 10 000€ grant with 100% financing. EENergy project is implemented in cooperation with Enterprise Europe Network sustainability services under the Single Market Programme.

To apply find your Enterprise Europe Network local contact point and be in touch with our sustainability advisors!

Visit the below link to learn further.

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AgriTech4Egypt Call

AgriTech4Egypt Call

Source of Funding: AgriTech4Egypt

The AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge is a program designed specifically for early-stage agri-tech ventures in Egypt. At this stage, you must have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) or Proof of Concept (POC). This program will support and prepare you to build a solid go-to-market strategy through technical validation and access to the market.

This program is powered by CGIAR Accelerate for Impact Platform (A4IP) and co-organized with CGIAR Centers–The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIATICARDAIWMI, and IFPRI–and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) of Egypt. This project is endorsed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt (MOHESR) and supported by PRIMA, Climate Resilient Africa Fund (CRAF), Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA), and CGIAR Initiatives and units operating in the MENA region.

Click on the below link to read further.

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Venture Incubation Program

Venture Incubation Program

Source of Funding: EIT Digital

Do you have a business idea and want to turn your innovative digital technology into an MVP and start your venture?

EIT Digital Venture Incubation Program supports European Enterpreneurs from 24 different countries in:

  • Getting financial support of up to € 30,000
  • Develop your Minimum Viable Product
  • Establish your deep tech venture
  • Get business development help from top international experts
  • Find a first investor
  • Join Europe's leading innovation ecosystem


  • Multidisciplinary teams of at least two individuals with an innovative business idea, PoC or prototype in the fields of Digital Industry, Digital Tech, Digital Wellbeing, Digital Finance or Digital Cities.
  • Non-legal entities or startups incorporated after 01/01/2024.
  • Residents of any of the following 24 countries: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine.

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Women TechEU Call

Women TechEU Call

Source of Funding: Women TechEU

Women TechEU is a 2-year EU-funded project supporting women leading deep tech startup companies from Europe.

Our mission is to create a more gender-balanced entrepreneurship ecosystem. We believe that diversity drives innovation, and we are here to provide women in deep tech with more opportunities, resources, and support to thrive.

The project consortium is launching 4 calls for applications over the span of 2 years which, following a rigorous evaluation process, will result in a total of 160 beneficiaries. Each beneficiary will receive €75k grants (non-dilutive finance) as well as a personalised business development programme which includes mentoring, coaching and targeted training among other options.

Visit the below link to download guidelines and read other information.

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