FET Open EIC Pilot Call receives 375 proposals
The European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, has announced that 375 proposals have been submitted under the first Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Open call of the European Innovation Council (EIC) Pilot. The call closed on 16 May 2018 and has an available budget of 123.7 million EUR.
FET Open supports early stage science and technology research exploring new foundations for radically new future technologies by challenging current paradigms and venturing into unknown areas. Early detection of promising new areas, developments and trends, along with attracting new and high-potential research and innovation players, are key factors.
The FET-Open call is a part of the EIC pilot, which supports top-class innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists with bright ideas and the ambition to scale up internationally. It brings together the parts of Horizon 2020 that provide funding, advice and networking opportunities for those at cutting edge of innovation.
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