Horizon 2020 Work Programme Published: European Innovation Council Pilot
Published on 19 March 2019
Author: Stefan Fischer, National Contact Point SMEs
The EIC Pilot Work Programme is available as a PDF document on the Funding & Tender Opportunities Portal. The individual topic descriptions (FET-Open, FET-Proactive, SME Instrument, Fast Track to Innovation FIT, Horizon Prizes) can also be accessed via the above mentioned portal.
The most notable changes are:
- The SME-Instrument Phase 1 will be discontinued. The final deadline for submission of SME-Instrument Phase 1 proposals is 5 September 2019.
- The SME-Instrument Phase 2 will have a blended finance option starting with the cut-off date 9 October 2019.
- As part of the EIC Pilot, the FET-Open and part of the FET-Proactive topics are also published. Further FET-Proactive topics are expected to be published in July.
You can find the Work Programme and the individual topic descriptions here.