2nd EXTENSION for Spanish and Lebanese SMEs to apply for the EMPHASIS Open Call towards a Sustainable Future!


2nd EXTENSION to the OPEN CALL: your innovative ideas coming to life!
EMPHASIS announces a 2nd extension for SMEs, startups and spin-offs located in one of the eligible regions (as defined in the Open Call document below) of Spain and Lebanon to apply for a solution addressing one of the Sustainability Priorities set by the EMPHASIS project until the 6th of July 2022!

4 beneficiaries per country will be selected to receive free-of charge innovation support services to develop new business ideas and open innovation collaborations.

The selected SMEs will be supported by a team of experts to:

  • Explore their innovation capacity and improve their performance in terms of innovation/technology/product/service
  • Understand their needs for partnership and cross-border collaboration with counter-parties
  • Get prepared for the establishment of Open Innovation partnerships 
  • Design jointly new innovative R&D concepts in the targeted sectors
  • Develop their technical, commercial, financial & legal skills related to innovation & technology transfer 
  • Establish new partnerships and develop new projects with key players & expand their network

Key dates for the open call:

•    Call launch: 01/05/2022
•    EXTENDED Call deadline for Spain and Lebanon: 06/07/2022
•    Selection results announcement: 1/8/2022
•    Services provision: September 2022 – April 2023

Steps for a successful submission of the application:

  1. Preparation of the Online Application content 
  2. Acceptance of the terms and conditions included in the Declaration on Honour
  3. Uploading of a Pitch Deck for the solution
  4. Submission of the application

Apply NOW through the following link!

Supporting Documents:
Open Call
Application Template

For more information, question and inquiries, contact us at: eu.emphasisproject@gmail.com