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CALL FOR DIHS

Deadline: June 15th, 17:00 CET

EUHUBS4DATA launches an open call to select new DIHS to be the part of the federation of Data Driven Innovation Hubs.

The project has allocated 1.080.000 EUR as financial support to the new DIHs in different activities.

This open call includes the BDVA i-Spaces call for labels 2021 as the way to assess the quality and relevance of candidates.  Validated BDVA i-Spaces with the highest rank and additional regional coverage of the federation will be recognized for funding.

DEADLINE
June 15th, 17:00 CET

You can access here the video and the slides of the webinars organized bye EUHubs4Data. Details about the most relevant aspects of the open call, the scope and the evaluation were addressed

1. GENERAL INFORMATION

The project EUHubs4data is looking for 18 new driven DIHs to enlarge the current group that composes the European federation of data-driven Innovation Hubs. The project joins forces with the Big Data Value Association (BDVA), and combines in a single open call: (1) BDVA i-Spaces call for labels 2021 and (2) EUHubs4Data call for DIHs.

Candidates are asked to complete a questionnaire to evaluate if they meet the criteria established by BDVA to be recognized as i-Spaces 2021. From this list, EUHubs4Data will select the 18 DIHs with the highest rank and located within regions not currently covered by the federation to be part of the project receiving financial support. The 9 highest ranked DIHs will incorporate to the project already in 2021, and additional 9 DIHs will incorporate in 2022.

New DIHs are expected to participate in the following activities of the project:

  • Integration of assets in the federated catalogue
  • Support to experiments where their services are selected (two open calls for experiments will be organised, information from the 1st call can be found here: https://euhubs4data.eu/1st-open-call).
  • Dissemination of the project and activities

1.080.000€

TOTAL BUDGET

18

SELECTED DIHS

9 NEW DIHS INCORPORATED IN 2021

READY TO SUPPORT EXPERIMENTS SELECTED IN THE SECOND CALL TO BE LAUNCHED IN DEC 2021

9 NEW DIHS INCORPORATED IN 2022

READY TO SUPPORT EXPERIMENTS SELECTED IN THE SECOND CALL TO BE LAUNCHED IN DEC 2022

2. WHAT IS IN FOR YOU?

Access to knowledge, data sharing and data space techniques, and implementation practices and experience.

Close connection and collaboration with other relevant DIHs in Europe.

Be part of a complete ecosystem and the future European federation of data driven DIHs.

Increase international visibility and improvement of your service offering.

Added value to your local ecosystems of SMEs, grant them access to a complete portfolio of services, data and training programms.

Verifiable visibility at European level.

Participation at events and other additional relevant activities.

Financial support.

3. DETAILED BUDGET

  TOTAL 2021 2022
FIXED BUDGET 300K Euros 22K Euros / DIH 11K Euros/DIH
* VARIABLE BUDGET
(SUPPORT TO EXPERIMENTS)
780K Euros 315K Euros in total 465K Euros in total

* Note: although the final involvement will be based on competition with other experiments and DIHs, some measures will be taken to keep the balance of participation of new DIHs in experiments.

4. ELEGIBILITY CRITERIA

TO BDVA I-SPACES CALL FOR LABELS:

Any data driven initiative in Europe based on the following countries:

  • The member States (MS) of the European Union (EU), including their outermost regions.
  • The Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) linked to the Member States. Entities fron OCTs are elegible for funding under the same conditions as entities from the Member States to which the OCT in question is linked.
  • H2020 Associated countries: according to the updated list published by the EC
  • The UK applicants are elegible under the conditions set by the EC for H2020 participation at the time of the deadline of the call.

TO EUHUBS4DATA CALL FOR DIHS:

 

Note: As preliminary condition to be selected for funding, applicants will have to meet the criteria to be recognized as BDVA i-Space 2021

6. HOW TO APPLY?

CallForDihs2021

STEP 1

Download and carefully read
the
guidelines for applicants.

STEP 2

Download the editable
PDF questionnaire.

 

STEP 3

Make sure you use the latest
version of Adobe Reader.

STEP 4

Fill out the corresponding sections
(A– F if you are applying just for the BDVA i-Space label, all sections if you are also applying to EUH4D call for DIHs).

STEP 5

Send your application to the e-mail address:
opencall-dih@euhubs4data.eu
before the deadline: June 15th, 17:00 CET

STEP 6

You will receive a confirmation that the application has been succesfully received.

STEP 7

You can resubmit your application by this procedure as many times as you want before the deadline. Only the last succesfully received application will be considered for evaluation.

INFORMATIVE WEBINARS

EUHubs4Data have organized two informative webinars (22th Apr 2021 and 6th May 2021) to explain in detail the most relevant aspects about the open call, the scope and the evaluation. You can access here the video of the webinar and the slides used during the presentation.

Daniel Alonso

Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Partnerships Driver (Instituto Tecnológico de Informática)

Barbara Gstöttenmayr

Barbara Gstöttenmayr

Internationalisation & EU Project Manager Know-Center GmbH

ANY QUESTION

If you need any further assistance please contact us at: opencall-dih@euhubs4data.eu or get in touch with us through our social media.