i4Trust to launch 2 open calls to select 32 Bottom-up Experiments

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i4Trust to launch 2 open calls to select 32 Bottom-up Experiments

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i4Trust will launch 2 open calls to select 32 Bottom-up Experiments distributing up to 3.2 million Euros between them.



i4Trust is a collaborative initiative boosting the development of innovative services around new data value chains in multiple sectors. A community for Data Value Chains bringing together best practices to enable SMEs to effectively share data in trusted environments and work more cost-efficiently, save time and money, and reduce their carbon emissions.

About the Open Calls

i4Trust will launch two Open Calls to select 32 Button-up Experiments (BuEs) distributing up to 3.2 million between them to:

  • Mobilize DIHs and SMEs to understand the demand for data, establish data-sharing partnerships and identify concrete use cases relying on trusted and effective sharing of data.
  • Support SMEs and DIHs in adopting the user-friendly and proven technologies for data sharing based on CEF-compatible iSHARE and FIWARE Building Blocks, which cover all the operational, legal, technical and governance aspects related to data sharing.


Who can apply?

BuEs has to be proposed by a consortium including the following types of applicants:

  • SMEs
  • Digital Innovation Hubs

BuEs are requested to have at least 4 entities per experiment being compulsory to have, a minimum, 3 SMEs and 1 DIH. All of them are established in an EU member state or Associated Countries.

What are the benefits?

The 32 selected BuEs will become part of the customized 9-month i4Trust Data Sharing Mentoring Program, which includes:

  • Financial support up to €120,000.00 per each BuEs
  • Use-Case definition
  • Mentoring support for workforce re/up-skilling
  • Support on legal, operational, technical and business
  • Support on Open Standard platforms


Calendar
  • 1st i4Trust Open call, Q3/2021
  • 2nd i4Trust Open call, Q3/2022
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