Open Call Information
Submission still possible until 15th May 2023!
Good news for all innovators – we have extended our submission deadline! There are still two weeks to go: take the chance and submit your project request/ your idea for a use case to our submission portal until 15th May 2023. We are looking forward to collaborating with you!
Particularly, the applicant shall:
- Enter the web platform,
- Register as an applicant, and confirm the email received to finalise the registration,
- If necessary, contact the Bionanopolys team to discuss the potential test case and sign the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), if considered,
- Fill the first step of the application form, as a draft online document, which can be edited and updated, as many times as needed,
- If necessary, clarify with the Bionanopolys OITB team any technical and relevant information to be included in the application form
- Submit the 1st stage of the online application form. Please note that once the application form has been submitted, no further modification can be made to this stage.
- Evaluation and Selection of the applications following the criterion described in the guidelines
- Selected applicants to access the 2nd Stage and finalise the application, supported by an interview with the OITB service providers and a pitch.
Each applicant may submit more than one application form. It is strongly recommended that after registering on the web platform, the applicant consults the Bionanopolys team via email to discuss the test case requirements, identify the most suitable services for which the applicant should apply, and sign a non-disclosure agreement, if requested by the client, prior to submitting the application.
It is recommended that proposals shall be submitted before the deadline for submission, which is the 15th of May 2023. The applicant may decide to sign an NDA with the SEP (or Project Coordinator meanwhile), which will govern all aspects of confidentiality.
Connection of content
to the Bionanopolys OITB scope and services (field of nano-enabled bio-based materials and polymer bionanocomposites, development and upscaling of advanced materials and nanotechnologies, combining digital, chemical, and physical advances for innovative new products and services, supporting the testing of the Bionanopolys ecosystem functioning.
- Large Company/ Midcap
- Research & Development organizations
- Public entities
- Industrial Association / Industrial District / Cluster
should be established in an EU member state or associated countries as per the Horizon 2020 list.
Full applications will be submitted in two stages and only stage one will be evaluated for scoring. Stage two will be only accessible to the successfully selected applicants from stage one.
The criteria for the evaluation of the new applications and the stated scoring scale are aligned with the Horizon 2020 programme and adjusted to the Bionanopolys OITB project.
Scoring system for each division criteria, and not for the different aspects, on a scale from 0 to 5 (half-point scores may be given)
1. POOR. There are serious weaknesses, or the criterion is inadequately addressed.
2. FAIR. The criterion is broadly addressed, but there are significant weaknesses.
3. GOOD. The criterion is addressed well, however, there are several shortcomings.
4. VERY GOOD. The criterion is addressed very well, with a small number of shortcomings present
5. EXCELLENT. All relevant criterion aspects are successfully addressed, with minor shortcomings.
- Technical advance, state of the art (innovation potential) (e.g. pioneer objectives, novel concepts and approaches)
- Credibility of the concept and feasibility to be carried out by Bionanopolys OITB (methodology)
- Feasibility to progress in the TRL positioning from 3-4 to 7
- Objectives and Expected results
- Outcomes and outputs of the proposal (future applications)
- Overall Impact (industrial, environmental, society)
The second stage of the application, which will include only the selected applicants, will gather further information related to:
- Market impact (potential customers, advantage to competitors)
- Social, environmental, and/or economic benefits
- Resources allocated by the applicant during the implementation
- Timeframe of delivery