frontierCities2 Second Market Acceleration Grant: deadline approaching!

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By Thinking Highways January 2, 2018 12:12

frontierCities2 Second Market Acceleration Grant: deadline approaching!


The Market Acceleration Grant2 (MAG2) Open Call for Proposals for the EC frontierCities2 (fC2) project is only open until 31 January 2018 (5 pm CET). It targets Start-ups and SMEs that have Powered-by-FIWARE applications in the Smart Cities sector. With a total budget of 300,000 euros, grants range between €25,000 to €75,000 per application, and in addition include 7 months of coaching and mentoring.  All necessary documentation is available in the fC2 website’s APPLICANT AREA and in our dedicated page on the FUNDING BOX platform.

About the Grant

The Market Acceleration Grants2 (MAG2) aim to support SMEs and start-ups in the domain of Future Internet powered by FIWARE technology in the Smart Cities sector. MAG2 Grants are dedicated only to FIWARE-powered applications relating, in the broader sense, to the Smart Cities domain, already developed during earlier EU FI-PPP programmes (Phase 1 and 2) or during the FI-PPP Phase 3 – A16 acceleration programme.

MAG2 Key Elibility Criteria

• Applicants must be SMEs or a start-ups established in a EU Member State or H2020 Associated Country.
• Applicants must prove they have already executed a FIWARE app pilot in real life, with a relevant number of users in collaboration with a city and/or corporate/industrial partner and/or other institutional entity.
• The solution must be FIWARE-powered! Learn more about FIWARE.

MAG2 Application Process
Once the MAG2 Call is launched, the Applicants will be required to present their business model and go-to-market strategy in order to show how they will secure significant market uptake from the MAG grant and bring leverage factors, such as upfront co-funding contribution (finance and/or in-kind) and follow-on third party financing leverage, or the potential and ambition to do so.

H3B Media is a frontierCities2 project partner.

Thinking Highways
By Thinking Highways January 2, 2018 12:12