A total of 18 companies from the Mobility, Transport and Automotive ecosystem have been beneficiaries of the first innovation open call launched by the RESIST Eurocluster, of which CEAGA is a member. These companies will receive up to a maximum of 30,000 euros to implement innovation projects related to the green and digital transition. These are individual or consortium projects with an execution period of 9 months and focused on three areas of action:
- Optimised digitisation of the company, through the incorporation of advanced technologies.
- Innovative solutions to have more sustainable production systems or products.
- Shift towards renewable energy innovations on the production line.
The RESIST program has a total budget of 800,000 euros from European funds to be distributed between two cut-offs.
The second cut-off has just been launched and will remain open until December 12, 2023. Interested SMEs can present innovative projects individually or in consortium of up to 3 companies from at least two different regions. In the case of individual projects, the funding will be up to 20,000 euros and in consortium it will amount to a maximum of 30,000 euros per company. In this second cut-off, up to 15 projects are expected to be financed.
To apply, interested SMEs must register on the “Cluster Submission Platform” and fill out the application form with the required information: https://clustersubmissionplatform.eu/eurocluster_post/resist-innovation-open-call/
- Summary of the open call (Spanish):: https://acortar.link/y7mLzg
- Guide for applicants (English): https://acortar.link/BF3sZQ
The RESIST Eurocluster: “Resilience through sustainable processes and production for the European automotive industry” is co-financed by the Single Market Program (SMP COSME), through the call “Joint Cluster Initiatives (EUROCLUSTERS) for Europe’s recovery” of the European Commission.