R&D+I European funds for SMEs. Cascade funding (Open Calls)

13 May 2021 • 02 June 2021

The Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias organizes this training program, within the FORWARD project and supported by the Enterprise Europe Network in the Canary Islands.


To advise companies and provide them with the tools to so that they can go with the greatest advantages to this funding and inform them about the most relevant “Open Calls” for each project.

Description and methodology:

We have designed a training program adapted to the reality and characteristics of Canary Islands companies and organizations so that, depending on their possibilities and availability of resources, they can access the different “Open Calls”.

The training program will be delivered by experts in European R&D+i programs and will be implemented in four sessions:

  1. Session 1. What is cascade funding? Introduction to cascade funding and “Open Calls” including practical examples. May 13, 2021 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. (GMT)
  2. Session 2. “Open Calls” training course. Search and selection mechanisms for “Open Calls”. Common formats, approach and contents. Preparation of winning proposals and justification of projects. May 18 and 19, 2021 9:30-11:30 a.m. (GMT)
  3. Session 3. Networking for the presentation of proposals to “Open Calls”. Creation of working groups to prepare specific proposals for specific calls. Work will be done in small groups by topic of interest. May 25, 2021 9:30-11:30 a.m. (GMT)
  4. Session 4. Workshop and advice for the presentation of proposals to “Open Calls”. Participants will follow a workshop and will work in a guided way for two weeks to prepare their own proposals. May 26 and June 2, 2021. 9:30-11:30 a.m. (GMT)

Access to the program: https://bit.ly/33dfasL

Registration: https://bit.ly/3nJlEJb

The training will be delivered in Spanish.

Virtual event