ITEA 4 call for projects: Apply before 16 Nov 2021

ITEA 4 call for projects: Apply before 16 Nov 2021

ITEA 4 has opened a call for organizations collaborating internationally on the R&D of software innovation and digital transformation projects. By applying and participating, your organization can access national public funding for your R&D project.


In a rapidly changing society where societal challenges are omnipresent, digitization is no longer an option but should be regarded as an opportunity to create innovative solutions. Digital technology will be applied in all aspects of society, touching every element of people’s lives. Software innovation is a core component for mastering this digital transition, and this is the core focus of ITEA 4.

ITEA 4’s main challenges focus on:

  • Smart Mobility;
  • Smart Health;
  • Safety and Security;
  • Smart engineering;
  • Smart communities;
  • Smart cities;
  • Smart industry.


Participation is open to companies of all sizes, universities and research organisations.

By participating in a Cluster project, you benefit from:

  • Access to national R&D funding,
  • An international network of companies including key industry players,
  • Guidance, coaching and monitoring of your project by the ITEA office,
  • Low administrative requirements and
  • Receiving a quality label.

Eligibility criteria

There are limited eligibility criteria for joining a Clusters consortium:

  • The project must be directed at researching or developing a product, process or service with the goal of commercialisation.
  • The project must have a civilian purpose.
  • Your consortium must include at least two independent legal entities from a minimum of two Eureka countries.

Application process

  • Contact your national funding body and ITEA 4 Office to discuss your project idea and eligibility. Create or login with your account on ITEA’s application portal.
  • Submit your Project Outline (an overview of the project, its main objective, partnerships and expected impact) and receive feedback.
  • Submit your final project proposal.

Please note that your national funding body may have additional steps for applying for R&D funding.

The ITEA Project Idea tool can also support you. You can use it to promote your project idea and find partners to build a project consortium.

Application Deadline: 16 Nov 2021

To apply visit here

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