CreatiFI is an acceleration initiative inside the FI-PPP EU program which offers through competitive open calls, opportunities (e.g., funding, support services, cloud infrastructure and middleware) to SME’s, web entrepreneurs and individuals working in the Creative Industry sector to shift innovative ideas into new applications and services.
The first CreatiFI call for proposal is open for applications until 30th of November 2014. Participants are called to submit a mock-up design and project plan, which will be evaluated by external reviewers 15 teams within four hubs will be selected to proceed and rewarded with EUR 10.000.
A design competition is organised of which the result, a mock-up design, is submitted for evaluation. The teams also need to submit a project plan (Prototype Plan) describing how they will bring the mock-up to a functioning prototype with a strong business case over the course of 8 months. The submissions (mock-up designs, and Prototype Plans) are evaluated by external reviewers.
For more information and to apply please visit the CreatiFI website.
CreatiFI is one of 16 Future Internet (FI) accelerators that will distribute €80 million in funding, as well as providing hands on technical and business incubation support, to help entrepreneurs capture the opportunities of FIWARE FI technologies.
EBN and three members - iMinds (Belgium), Forum Virium (Finland) and Trentino Sviluppo (Italy) - are partners in CreatiFI and will be promoting EU|BIC client applications for funding.
For more information about CreatiFI please visit www.creatifi.eu.
For information about all 16 FIWARE accelerators, visit www.fiware.org.
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