Call for proposals 2021 - Elevating the scalability potential of European business (2021) HORIZON-EIE-2021-SCALEUP-01 Open!


Proposals for topics under this destination should set out a credible pathway to contributing to elevating the scalability potential of business, and more specifically to one or several of the following impacts:

  • Enhanced network connectivity within innovation ecosystems by reinforcing their capacity to support existing and emerging innovators and companies;
  • Strengthened and expanded cooperation between innovation ecosystems worldwide;
  • More inclusive and gender equal innovation ecosystems.


This call covers the following topics:

  • HORIZON-EIE-2021-SCALEUP-01-01: Expanding Acceleration Ecosystems  (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)
  • HORIZON-EIE-2021-SCALEUP-01-02: Scaling up deep tech ecosystems (HORIZON-RIA - HORIZON Research and Innovation Actions)
  • HORIZON-EIE-2021-SCALEUP-01-03: Women TechEU (HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions)

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 13,75 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 10 November 2021 - in one month (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Work Program (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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