Open Call

Open Call

Are you ready to enter URBAN TECH Programme? Propose your solution to URBAN TECH Challenges!

URBAN TECH Open Call is closed!

By applying to URBAN TECH Open Call, applicants could enter URBAN TECH programme which provides up to 54.350 EUR per SME or start-up in different funding stages.
SMEs or start-ups entering URBAN TECH programme will develop a new or significantly improved service or product that addresses one of the URBAN TECH challenges (challenges are concrete needs for a service or product from EU-based private/public organisations or municipalities).

If you have any doubt, have a look at our FAQ or contact us at [email protected]!

Deadline: the Open Call will be open from 22 June 2022 until 28 September 2022 at 17:00 CET (extended deadline).

DeadelineAnnouncement of winners: by 31 October 2022.


Download here the list of selected SMEs and start-ups!

Urban Tech Programme

Urban Tech Programme

Who can apply?

  1. SMEs and start-ups with legal entity based in:
    • European Union countries and United Kingdom
    • H2020 associated countries (Albania, Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine)
  2. Start-up and scale-up SME companies should meet the following criteria:
    • 1-250 employees (minimum requirement is to have at least one full-time employee)
    • <50M EUR turnover annually
  3. Independent commercial company, which is developing or commercializing an innovative product, service or business model with high market potential
  4. The company is not in a liquidation or bankruptcy process
  5. SMEs based in or having an affiliation in Russia or Belarus are NOT eligible to apply

How to apply?

  Visit URBAN TECH Virtual Library of Challenges

  Select one or more Challenge from any country, there are 310 of them!

  Provide a solution to the selected Challenge and Apply!

How will we evaluate your proposal?

  Novelty (scientific and/or technological excellence, cross-industry, cross-sector and crossnational dimension)

 Business potential (market need, business development potential, market impact, teamskills & experience)

  Technical/scientific match (fit with the challenge, implementation)

How many applicants will be selected to attend hackathons?

320 applicants will be selected and invited to attend hackathons.

The 160 best ranked applications out of the 320 selected ones will receive Travel Voucher.

Contact us

Any doubt? Contact us at [email protected]!

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