Immediate Funding Opportunities from EIT Digital: DATA against COVID-19

EIT Digital UK are promoting two immediate funding opportunities under the theme of DATA against COVID-19, as well as offering further optional support to UK applicants .

Further information will be available through a DATA against COVID-19 Webinar . This will include a walk-through of the requirements and online Q&A to all potential applicants is scheduled from 11:00 to 12:00 BST on Tuesday, 19 May.

Register for the Webinar here

The opportunities are:

  1. Venture Support: Funding for existing high-impact SMEs within the digital category which are impacted by the COVID-19 crisis to which up to €500K will be made available between July and December, 2020 to enable selected companies to adapt and accelerate.
  2. Innovation Activity Support: Funding for existing high-impact SMEs and brand new start-ups operating directly within the digital health and well-being sector to which up to €500K will be made available between July and December 2020 for the purpose of rapidly deploying new data-driven solutions to arrest and manage the lifecycles of COVID-19 and other pandemics.

The application forms for both opportunities and full program details are available from the EIT Digital website here: Applications are welcome from existing members and non-members of EIT Digital. Please note that applications must be submitted by 16:00 BST on Monday, 25 May.

  • An off-line copy of the relevant application form can be requested from and will be reviewed and commented upon within 24-hours if it is returned to us before 17:00 BST on Wednesday, 20 May. Please indicate whether you need the Venture Support form or the Innovation Activity Support form when you send your request.
Richard Buxbaum - Scotland Europa - NCP Services
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