FIRE+ online interoperability and performance
test tools to support emerging technologies from
research to standardization and market launch.
The standards and innovations accelerating tool. Type of action: Research and Innovation Action (RIA)
The 2nd F-Interop Open Call is designed to attract projects that test and validate the F-Interop tools and platform, and provide a written report on potential improvements.
In addition, the 2nd Open Call will select up to two third parties to conduct plugfest events that will engage even more members of the interoperability and standards development communities.
What will be funded
The financial support to third parties in the second F-Interop Open Call will support R&D for two categories of projects:
F-Interop eligible third parties
Eligible persons and entities
Support from the F-Interop open calls programme will be provided to the following categories of persons and entities:
Support from the F-Interop Open Calls programme will be provided to the persons and entities included in the above categories and established in one of the following countries:
The following tables provides a summary of eligibility criteria for each proposal category (each category detail is provided below). In particular with sustainability we require submitted proposal to highlight how maintenance of developed tools and test designs will be maintained after the end of the awarded project and as part of the overall F-Interop platform.
1. SME reports
Lightweight - max 10 pages
10 for 10K Euro each
All but SDOs preferred
Lightweight - max 10 pages
2 for 10K Euro each
In order to qualify for financial support through the F-Interop Open Call Programme, proposals must meet the following evaluation criteria:
The total budget allocated for the Open Call programme is €700K (23% of project budget), of which €610K will support 19 projects, while €90K will be used to assist consortium partners to deliver technical support for plugfests and new tools integration. Of this, €140K is available for the Second Open Call. For the Second Open Call, €120K will support 12 projects, and €20K will be used to assist consortium partners to deliver technical support for plugfests.
Find out more
Read the Open Call FAQs, created specifically for proposals for the 2nd Open Call.
Join a Q&A webinar by phone on +44 203 478 5289, or video (meeting password: int3r0p!2).
The 45 minute webinars will next be held at 14.30 GMT on:
Email a question to firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet consortium members. Events attended by consortium members will be listed below, and will be updated continuously:
Information about the call
Call publication on the project website - preliminary information: 7th September 2017
Final Call text published on F-Interop website: 14th September 2017
Deadline for submission of proposals: 20th December 2017, 17:00 (CET)
Notification of selected applicants: 29th January 2018
Projects start: 30th March 2018
Language in which proposal should be submitted: English
Call identifier: F-Interop02 call
Email address (for information): email@example.com