• Published on 27 Mar 2018
  • Calls for Projects

VICINITY 1st Open Call launched

Announcement of an open call for recipients of financial support

  • Project acronym: VICINITY
  • Project grant agreement number: 688467
  • Project full name: Open virtual neighbourhood network to connect intelligent buildings and smart objects

The project VICINITY, co-funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 688467, foresees as an eligible activity the provision of financial support to third parties, as a means to achieve its own objectives. The types of activities to perform that qualify for receiving financial support are:

  • Integrate a new IoT infrastructure into VICINITY;
  • Co-operate with the VICINITY partners to demonstrate of the open call project’s results within the duration of the proposed project;
  • The proposal must explain how the IoT infrastructure supports existing use-cases, services, and/or business models in VICINITY, or new ones, and/or undertake co-creation activities.

Financial support will be provided to individual SMEs, large companies, research institutes, and public authorities such as (city) communities, which are - established in an EU Member State or in an Associated Country which is qualified and is compliant with the rules of participation H2020. Only one entity per proposal will be admitted, so activities in co-operation with other organisations will not be considered eligible.

  • Publication date: 15th March 2018
  • Deadline: 15th June 2018 at 17:00 (Brussels time)
  • Expected duration of participation: 6 Months
  • Maximum amount of financial support for each third party: 60.000 €
  • Call identifier: VICINITY 1st Open Call Third party IoT infrastructures
  • Language in which proposal should be submitted: English

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