CELTIC-NEXT call for projects
Deadline: 08 Apr 2019   CALL EXPIRED

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 Entrepreneurship and SMEs
 Smart Cities
 New Media
 Business Development
 Internet of Things (IoT)
 Smart Mobility

Do you want to access new ICT or vertical markets, technologies, and skills? Do you want to work with partners beyond national borders, on pre-competitive research and development, gain international recognition and develop new products or services ?, or work?

Then CELTIC-NEXT is for you!

CELTIC-NEXT is an industry-driven European research initiative to define, perform and finance through public and private funding, common R&D projects in the area of telecommunications, new media, future Internet, and applications & services focusing on a new “Smart Connected World” paradigm.

Participation in CELTIC-NEXT calls offers proposers several unique benefits on top of the public funding :

  • Proposers are free to define the content of their project proposal according to their own research interests and priorities. All ICT and vertical R&D subjects are eligible at any call..
  • CELTIC-NEXT projects are close to the market and have a track record of fast exploitation results after the end of the project. So far the projects have led to more than 1000 new or improved products and services.
  • High-quality proposals have an excellent chance of receiving funding, with an average success rate of 60 %.



Eligibility criteria

CELTIC-NEXT projects are open to :

  • any type of company, large industry as well as small companies,including companies outside the EUREKA countries.
  • Research organisations and universities and, 


Funding details

CELTIC-NEXT projects:

  • Receive public funding, depending on the national funding decisions, Have a total budget ranging from 1 M€ up to more than 70 M€ in total project budget.
  • include from 2 to over 50 partners
  • Typical project durations are between 24 and 36 months

Contact your National Public Authority or the CELTIC Office for more information on funding.

Get in contact with the CELTIC Community

  • Come to our Proposers Day and pitch your project idea in front of the CELTIC-NEXT community
  • Meet us at the CELTIC-NEXT Event 
  • Find out about newly pitched Proposal Ideas from CELTIC Proposers Days on our website and do not hesitate to contact the proposers
  • In some cases you may also join CELTIC-NEXT projects in set-up or running phase.

Interact with us on Social Media

  • Follow us on Twitter @CelticNext; (the hashtag we use for our Proposers Day is #CelticPropDay and the hashtag for our CELTIC-NEXT Events is #CelticEvent.)
  • Join our CELTIC-NEXT Group and follow and discuss with us on LinkedIn 

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