Regional Innovation Valleys Calls Open

18 May 2023 Calls
Regional Innovation Valleys calls

The calls for proposals to become Regional Innovation Valleys are now open with a budget of € 122 million.

The European Commission has launched complementary calls for proposals under the Interregional Innovation Investments (I3) Instrument and the European Innovation Ecosystems (EIE) part of Horizon Europe.

In line with of the New European Innovation Agenda, the Regional Innovation Valleys (RIVs) aim to create connected regional innovation valleys across the European Union (EU), involving regions with lower innovation performances, by building on strategic areas of regional strength and specialisation (defined in their smart specialisation strategies), in support of key EU priorities.

The Regional Innovation Valleys calls are open for applications from 17 May until 17 October 2023, 17:00 CET:

An online info session for potential applicants is scheduled on 25 May, at 09:30-12:00 CET.

Registrations are open on this page, a team of experts who will share insights about the policy background and the calls application process.