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The EIC Accelerator: a springboard to support digital health startups and SMEs for disruptive ideas

In the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare, the intersection of technology and healthcare has given rise to the digital health sector: a field with the power to revolutionize the way we approach wellness, disease management, and healthcare delivery. However, for many innovators and startups, the journey from a transformative idea to a market-ready product can be challenging. Find out how the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator is boosting digital health innovation and how Spinverse can support your funding application process.

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PROSPER project on bio-based plastics coordinated by University of Ghent secures 7.5M€ in CBE funding update

The PROSPER consortium project has recently secured funding from the Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU). PROSPER aims to promote the recycling and sorting of bio-based plastics as part of the initiatives to boost a circular economy. As a result of successful collaboration with Spinverse, the project application secured the funding of 7.5M€ and received maximum scores in the evaluation process.

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The EU Cancer Mission: A united front against cancer and how Spinverse can facilitate project success

In an effort to confront one of the most pressing health challenges of our time, the European Union has launched an ambitious initiative known as the EU Cancer Mission. This critical component of the Horizon Europe research and innovation programme (2021-2027) aims to significantly improve the lives of millions by 2030, tackling cancer through a multi-faceted approach that encompasses research, innovation, and comprehensive stakeholder engagement.

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Contributing to the well-being of European citizens with Horizon Europe funding by innovative solutions harnessing data and AI

The health teams at Spinverse, led by Rohit Sood and Jayden Khakurel, have had a busy spring with several clients whilst concepting and preparing various innovative and complex project proposals for the calls falling under Horizon Europe programmes in clusters 1 and 4. When successful, the impact of these projects will be life-changing to many people suffering from serious illnesses or mental issues. What is more, the proposed projects aim to enhance European healthcare research infrastructure (RI) and a more secure use of sensitive patient data.

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Opportunities for decarbonizing transport: The Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Facility Call

The European Union is advancing its commitment to sustainable transportation by allocating EUR 1 billion to the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Facility (AFIF) for 2024-2025. This funding will enhance the development of electric and hydrogen fueling infrastructure across the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T), supporting the EU's ambitious decarbonization goals outlined in the new alternative fuels regulation and the ReFuelEU and FuelEU maritime initiatives.

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LIFE programme for 2024 has opened: multiple options for environmental and climate actions

The LIFE funding instrument, one of the largest public funding programmes in Europe, has  opened its 2024 call topics on the 18th of April, launching hundreds of millions of euros for implementing best practices and developing, demonstrating and promoting innovating techniques to fight climate change and protect our environment. Are you getting ready to join the environmental and climate actions with LIFE? Read this update from our LIFE programme expert Mikko Tiira.

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Spinverse supported Patria-led eALLIANCE ecosystem in securing Business Finland funding to boost collaboration between civilian and defence sector

The Patria-led defence research and development ecosystem eALLIANCE was granted significant funding from Business Finland in February 2024 for amplifying collaboration between civilian and defence sector companies. Spinverse supported Patria with the preparation of the winning proposal and will be supporting Patria in the project’s day-to-day management and ecosystem orchestration.

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Spinverse tackling the climate change with clients – impactful project proposals submitted to Innovation Fund

The European Union has set ambitious goals for achieving a climate-neutral and circular economy by 2050. Among one of the largest funding programmes to demonstrate low-carbon technologies is Innovation Fund, which had its call deadline on 9th April 2024, releasing a total of 4B€ in grants. Over the past few months, our Spinverse funding experts have been working hard together with clients to submit several project proposals. Together, these projects demonstrate potential for significant greenhouse gas (GHG) avoidance and bring together many innovative actors in Europe.

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Building circular economy for plastics: Borealis drives the 4-year SPIRIT programme together with Spinverse

Aimed at fostering sustainability in the plastics industry, the four-year SPIRIT programme has already entered its third year of operation. Kicked off in 2022, the SPIRIT programme has successfully launched 14 partnership projects and created a vibrant ecosystem of over 50 members including universities, research institutes, and diverse industry companies. Programme Manager Jaakko Tuomainen from Borealis shares the rewarding experiences gained from this initiative which is part of the Veturi programme for leading companies funded by Business Finland.

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Insights into CBE project coordination: SWEETWOODS flagship

For companies considering applying for Circular Bio-based Europe Joint Undertaking (CBE JU) funding and forming a consortium, understanding the role of a project coordinator is crucial. Karl Peebo is the project manager in the SWEETWOODS flagship project coordinated by Estonian company Fibenol. He shares his insights into the responsibilities and benefits of this key role in EU-funded project consortiums.

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