Call for Applications — apply before June 15
Stand a chance to win up to €200,000 equity-free funding per application experiment, tech & business support.
DIATOMIC seeks to fund and accelerate solutions that apply electronic components, sensors, smart objects and systems across health, agrifood and manufacturing sectors. We are accepting applications coming only from small consortia (2-3 partners) from H2020 eligible countries. DIATOMIC offers up to €200.000 equity free funding, advanced technology testbeds, as well as expert mentoring and coaching.
DIATOMIC Open Call 1 Documents (last updated May 2018)
What is DIATOMIC?
DIATOMIC is a network of digital innovation hubs, with €1.500 000 in equity free funding in its Design-Develop-Market program. The call for proposals (Application Experiments) is open from 15 March to 15 June (12:00 CEST).
The target of these application experiments is to ‘pull’ innovative solutions to challenges from health, agrifood, and manufacturing sectors, using electronic components, sensors, smart objects and systems.
Through its network of digital innovation hubs, DIATOMIC offers a comprehensive service package, including:
> Strong technological support to accelerate novel application development, prototyping & experimentation, and:
> Business support to develop solutions with a robust product/market fit, and chart the path to market growth & investment.
Following evaluation and selection process, each experiment will enter DIATOMIC Design-Develop-Market program lasting between 9 and 15 months.
Who can apply?
The call is open to small consortia (2 to 3 partners) from H2020 eligible countries, namely, SMEs (or midcaps) and research/non-industry organizations (i.e. research centres, universities, competence centers) coming together either as technology providers or adopters/users; Taking advantage of advanced microelectronics and smart systems integration (health, agrifood, manufacturing).
How much can I apply for?
The following financial eligibility criteria apply:
- The budget per experiment may vary from €70.000 to €200.000.
- The total funding of the non-industry and/or non-profit partners (if any) cannot exceed the 40% of the entire experiment budget,
- Each partner can receive funding in the range €20.000-€100.000.
Check whether your application experiment is suitable for DIATOMIC.
> Making use of advanced microelectronics and smart system integration technologies along relevant experiments – novel products/processes starting from a TRL of 3; aiming towards the digitization of products/processes across health, agrifood, and manufacturing sectors;
> Business mindset: applicants are requested to provide initial exploitation plans & business scenarios for their experiments;
When and how can I apply?
Applying? Follow the steps listed below to start your application.
Step 1. Download and read the Guidelines for Applicants.
Step 2. For help in consortium building, apply for DIATOMIC matchmaking brokerage support via DIATOMIC helpdesk on F6S.
Step 3. Connect with DIATOMIC on F6S to start your application. Please submit your application in English only and through F6S.
Closing date for applications: 15 June, 2018 at 12:00 CEST.
Now, have a look at our testbeds to get an idea of the environment where you can take your solutions to the test track.
Questions? Need more information? Join DIATOMIC Q&A on F6S platform.
DIATOMIC — From Application to Evaluation (Live Webinar and Q&A)
All interested applicants are encouraged to attend this session. We will be covering eligibility, the application process, selection criteria, and program details, with ample time for specific questions.