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Urban-Innovation-ActionsThe UIA call is aimed at providing urban authorities throughout the European Union with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. It will focus on four urban topics:

  • adaptation to climate change
  • air quality
  • housing, jobs and skills in the local economy
Deadline for application: 30 March 2018 at 2pm CET

A detailed description of the topics are available in the Terms of Reference for Call 3. For this call, an indicative budget of between EUR 80-100 million is allocated.

 

Next steps:

  1. Read the UIA Guidance (click here for the online pdf in English), the main reference document exeplaining all the rules and requirements of an UIA project. It should be read together with the Terms of Reference of the Call
  2. Download the Application Pack on the UIA website (we kindly  advise you to download and careful read all documents provided) > http://www.uia-initiative.eu/en/call-proposals
  3. Apply on the Electronic Exchange Platform (EEP) [read the technical guidance]

 

Four applicants seminars will be organised in different parts of the EU to better support applicants in fully understanding the requirements and expectations of the UIA initiative.

  • Bucharest on 11 January 2018
  • Zagreb on 23 January 2018
  • Malmö on 7 February 2018
  • Brussels on 22 February 2018

A new self-assessment tool  has been developped for interested applicants to ask themselves the right questions around the main criteria used during the Strategic assessment.

More information at http://www.uia-initiative.eu/en/uia-support-applicants-3rd-call-proposals

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The eafip network of lawyers offers free assistance in the preparation and implementation of a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) or public procurement of innovative solutions (PPI). The assistance is financed by the European Commission, and comes at no charge to you. In particular, the eafip assistance can support you with :

  • Scoping identified procurement needs that can be tackled with innovative solutions;
  • Preparing and conducting an EU-wide published open market consultation;
  • Drafting tendering documents;
  • Launching an EU-wide published call for tender

 

Deadline: 15 November 2017 at 5:00 P.M (Brussels-time)

Go directly to the application form

or Find out more about the eafip Assistance

 

The eafip initiative has so far provided Assistance to seven success stories across the EU:

 

You too can be one of the public procurers to benefit from the eafip Assistance!
Fill-in the application form now for a chance to be supported with your PCP / PPI project. The deadline is 5pm (Brussels-time) on 15th November 2017

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us or sign-up for updates.

If you are interested in conducting an innovation procurement and want to know more about it, the eafip Toolkit is the perfect guide to innovation procurement for policy makers, public procurers and legal services.

 

 

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SELECT City Skyline

In February, the SELECT for Cities Initiative launched its call to support the development of an Internet-of-Everything (IoE) platform for open innovation in Europe.

Selected organisations will get contracts from 36,000€ to 800,000€ each. The procurement is financed by three cities – Antwerp, Copenhagen and Helsinki – with support from the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme.

To learn more about the innovation competition and access the tender documents, please visit www.select4cities.eu/tender

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