Brussels, 29 September 2022
Today, the Commission opened the third set of calls for proposals of the Digital Europe Programme, worth €200 million, under the 2021-2022 Work Programmes. This follows the first set of calls opened in November 2021 and the second set of calls opened in February 2022. The calls are open to businesses, public administrations, and other entities from the EU Member States, EFTA/EEA countries, and associated countries. This funding will see an investment of €170 million in data spaces, the development of an artificial intelligence (AI) platform to provide easy access for business and public administrations to trustworthy AI tools made in Europe, cloud-to-edge infrastructure, as well as investment in specialised education programmes in the area of advanced digital technologies. The deadline for these calls is 24 January 2023. A new call is also open for European Digital Innovation Hubs with additional €30 million. The Hubs located all around Europe will support private companies, including SMEs and start-ups, and the public sector in their digital transformation. The deadline for this call is 16 November 2022. More information as regards applying for grants for these calls for proposals is available online. Further calls under the 2021-2022 Work Programme will be published in the coming weeks.
Source – EU Commission