Consortia must include the following type of applicants:

Universities or Academic Institutions

SME and Slightly Bigger Companies

System Integrators and/or Technology Providers in general


KTEs – Knowledge Transfer Experiments 

A novel type of experiments allowing smaller projects, or less mature ideas to be presented, tested and thus potentially find the fertile ground to grow and reveal its product potentials. KTEs act as internships / traineeships, apprenticeships and short-term training programmes for unemployed people for vacant digital jobs.

Expected duration: short-term (3 months)

Scheme: Internships projects between two different entities from two different EU Countries: one Academic/Industrial partner who act as Sending Organization and one Academic/Industrial partner who act as Host Organization. Beneficiaries

Budget: up to 8,000€ to cover mobility allowance for implementing the internship.


FTTEs – Focused Technology Transfer Experiments

Within this type of experiments, one party transfers to the receiving partner a specific HW or SW technology in order to enable improved product or processes.

Expected duration: short-term (up to 9 months)

Scheme: Two different entities from two different EU Countries: one Academic and one Industrial or two industrials.

Budget: up to 80,000€ to cover staff, travel and equipment


CTTEs – Cross-domain Technology Transfer Experiments

Complex multidisciplinary transfers and productization of novel CLEC CPS and the IoT technologies to wider markets.

Expected duration: short-term (12 months)

Scheme: Three (3) entities from at least two different EU Countries (at least one SME; the experiment should be led by the SME)

Budget: up to 80,000 € to cover staff, travel and equipment

Cut off Dates

SMART4ALL will organize nine open calls, three per each types of calls, one per year during the first 36 months of the project:

PAE TYPE   Call 1 Call 2 Call 3
Knowledge Transfer Experiments (KTE) Call Announcement: Apr 15th, 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022
Submission Deadline: Sep 15th, 2020 May 2021 May 2022
Focused Technology Transfer Experiments (FTTE) Call Announcement: Jul 1st, 2020 Jun 2021 Jun 2022
Submission Deadline: Sep 30th, 2020 Aug 2021 Aug 2022
Cross Domain Technology Transfer Experiments (CTTE) Call Announcement: Dec 1st, 2020
Sep 2021 Sep 2022
Submission Deadline: Mar 1st, 2021
Nov 2021 Nov 2022

The proposals submission and selection procedure will be done through the FundingBox Platform, a web-based system which will allow managing the whole Open Call cycle according to EC standards.

During the evaluation process of the 1st KTE call, open call submissions addressing current and future problems stemming from the COVID-19 crisis will be awarded with 1 extra point in their overall evaluation score.

Introduction to SMART4ALL – ΚΤΕ Open Call #1

Marketplace & Services – ΚΤΕ Open Call #1

Applying for Knowledge Transfer Experiments – KTE Open Call #1

Introduction to SMART4ALL – FTTE Open Call #1

Marketplace & Services – FTTE Open Call #1

Applying for Focused Technology Experiments – FTTE Open Call #1



Financial support will not be awarded to individual legal entities that have already received more than €100.000 via open calls (Financial Support to Third Parties = cascading funding) from H2020 I4MS and SAE projects.


KTE Open Call #1 FTTE Open Call #1 CTTE Open Call #1
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