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Sectors: Environment, Innovation, Local development, Public Management, Research, Services, Town planning, Transport

Beneficiaries: Corporations, Research centres, SMEs, Universities

Regions: European Union, Worldwide

Category: Call for proposals

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EIT Urban Mobility – KIC – Call for proposal 2021
Funds for: attracting proposals in innovation, academy, business creation, regional innovation scheme (RIS), factory and citizen engagement themes

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
* Impact on city challenges and the EIT Urban Mobility vision, mission, strategic objectives and targets, represented by the EIT Urban Mobility’s KPIs as set out in the EIT Urban Mobility Strategic Agenda;
* Contribute to the long-term Financial Sustainability (FS) of EIT Urban Mobility with a clear FS mechanism defined;
* Clear strategy and plan how they will commercialize the activity results;
* Concise workplan, deliverables and milestones;
* Clear dissemination plan (including at least one event open to the public);
* Engage citizens;
* Strong partner commitment showing a clear contribution beneficial for the activity and a pan-European perspective involving multiple cities and other partners across Innovation Hubs

Priorities
* Innovation: focus on innovation activities delivering products / services / solutions at a Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of 5 and above;
* Academy: pilots and experiments to improve and introduce new content, formats and business models to the Master School, the Doctoral Training Network and the Competence Hub;
* Business creation: activities to continue and improve content, formats and business models of the Accelerator programme, Scale-up Hub and Go Global;
* Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS): focuses on countries with limited or no participation in EIT Urban Mobility, where innovation capacity is moderate or modest and which otherwise would not be able to benefit from insights and experience gained within the EIT Urban Mobility Community;
* Future Mobility Factory: to support the exploitation of results and scale up urban mobility solutions;
* Citizen Engagement: new, effective ways to co-create together with citizens, involve them in the ideation process, to look for and test suitable solutions together with industry, academia, cities and all stakeholders of a city

Among financed actions
* Innovation
– Research — creating and improving concepts for mobility solutions, with a focus on regulation;
– Test — building, testing and learning in fast iterations, co-creating with citizens, cities and partners;
– Pilot and implement — building pilots and demonstrating impact

* Academy
– Master School;
– Doctoral Training Network;
– Competence Hub

* Business creation
– Acceleration in the Innovation Hubs South, Central, East, North, West (resubmissions only);
– Accelerator programme, Central Services;
– Scale-up Hub, including Go Global

* Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)
– RIS Innovation;
– RIS Education;
– RIS Business Creation;
– RIS Factory

* Future Mobility Factory
– Proposals to create (semi) automated tools and other process-support to bring urban solutions to scale;
– Small and quick activities testing these processes are asked in this Call for Proposals

* Citizen Engagement
– Introduce new formats, contents and business models for citizen engagement activities in line with EIT Urban Mobility’s Citizen Engagement goals;
– Help create a new communication methodology and process where citizens and end-users are not only informed about science and innovation but also empowered

Additional information
* This call for proposals is an open call for proposals

* Eligibility:
– Be a legal entity;
– Consortiums are not obligatory but are encouraged;

* The actions must take place in an eligible country