Cascade Funding Opportunities - July 2023

Discover 12 cascade funding opportunities closing in July 2023 and do not miss the chance to apply and fund your R&D project!

In July, a remarkable range of possibilities emerges for individuals seeking funding to transform their dreams into reality. With an astounding 12 cascade funding opportunities presently available, this is the ideal moment to explore and capitalize on these chances.

Be sure to check out our latest post for valuable information and insights about Cascade Funding, ensuring you are well-equipped to navigate this funding landscape. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to propel your aspirations forward – discover the available opportunities and submit your applications today!


BioMan4R2 Open Call

BioMan4R2: BioManufacturing Eurocluster for Recovery and Resilience.

The BioMan4R2 project offers financial support through lump sums and networking for small and medium-sized companies in the biologics manufacturing and medical technology sectors that want to increase their resilience, sustainability and competitiveness.

Max.Funding: 60.000€
Deadline: 02/07/2023
Website:  LINK 

6g Sandbox Call

6G-SANDBOX: Supporting Architectural and technological Network evolutions through and intelligent, secured and twinning enabled open experimentation facility

The objective of the 6G-SANDBOX project is to create a modular experimentation facility for the European research ecosystem that supports technology and research validation processes needed in the pathway towards 6G, and introduces the concept of Trial Networks, which are fully configurable, manageable, and controlled end-to-end networks that incorporate infrastructures distributed in EU and offer automated experimentation capabilities through a rich and extensible toolbox to third parties, including experimenters from open calls, and create tangible and long-term impact.

Max.Funding: 180.000€
Deadline: 03/07/2023
Website: LINK 

Susrur open call

SUSRUR: Towards Sustainability and resilient scenarios for tourism SMEs in Rural & Remote Areas

SUSRUR main aim is to provide a networking and support platform to tourism SMEs in rural & remote/mountain areas to enhance the awarded applicants sustainability practices, productivity, competitiveness and innovation capacity, promoting innovative technologies, services and business models and boosting their capacity & skills to embrace the twin digital-green transition.
The target applicants of this call are individual SMEs in the area of Tourism, working in these five rural & remote areas: Asturias (Spain); Western Macedonia (Greece) ; Utena (Lithuania): population; Steirisches Vulkanland (Austria).

Max.Funding: 6.000€
Deadline: 04/07/2023
Website: LINK

ETSM2030 Open Call

ETSM2030: The European Tourism Sustainability Monitoring 2030

ETSM2030 aims at establishing a network of tourism SMEs (SMTEs) to increase sustainability monitoring by co-creating and co-implementing sustainable innovations projects (SIP) and by boosting participation in relevant sustainable certification schemes, in particular the EU Ecolabel and EMAS.
Selected SMEs will carry out four eligible activities for which they receive financial support in the form of lump sums of €7,840. The eligible activities are sustainability monitoring, training/ coaching, sustainability innovations and certification application.

Max.Funding: 7.840€
Deadline: 05/07/2023
Website: LINK

StandICT2023 Call

StandICT.eu 2026: Call for experts in ICT standardization!

This first call has as a priority the topics listed in the Mobile ICT Standardization Plan. Applications addressing the Citiverse/Metaverse and Digital Product Passport (DPP) domains are especially welcome by all applicants, without naturally excluding any of the other topics listed in the ICT Mobile Plan. The call is looking for candidates who are standardization specialists, defined as professionals with proven knowledge and experience in standardization activities, e.g. previous contributions to standards development, participation in various SDO working groups, past or current chairs, etc. in the respective priority area.

Max.Funding: 60.000€
Deadline: 10/07/2023
Website: LINK


CAERUS: Innovation and Capacity building in Agricultural Environmental and Rural UAV Services.

ICAERUS PUSH Open Calls for Innovation Development (ID) aim to attract research and technology stakeholders (e.g., drone manufacturers, start-ups and SMEs exploiting innovative drone services and technologies, AI and IoT companies, research institutes), who can either deliver and exploit drone-related data sets which allow the assessment of technical and non-technical hypotheses or develop ideas, concepts and prototypes, which can then be introduced to the market.

Max.Funding: 60.000€
Deadline: 11/07/2023
Website: LINK

TargetX Open Call

TARGET-X: Trial platform for 5G evolution-cross-industry on large scale.

Call for SMEs that integrate 5G and 6G to strengthen important economic sectors in Europe, accelerating digital transformation. The call is looking for an individual entity (SME) or a microconsortium made up of 2 SMEs. Activities proposed by applicants must address performance testing or development of devices or solutions targeting technology vendors and use cases applicable to a single topic in one of the following verticals: Manufacture, Energy, Automotive, Construction and Other topics for the development of new devices/solutions.

Max.Funding: 120.000€
Deadline: 26/07/2023
Website: LINK

StarGrowth Open Call

StarGrowth: Sustainable Growth in Tourism.

The call objective is to enhance the sustainable growth of SMEs operating in the rural tourism and ecotourism sectors in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Romania and Italy by providing technical and financial support, whilst boosting their awareness, development and capacity in the area of sustainable innovations.

Max.Funding: 7.500€
Deadline: 26/07/2023
Website: LINK

Ingenious Eurocluster Open Call

INGENIOUS EUROCLUSTER: Building resilience and accelerating transition to green and digital economy in energy intensive industries.

The Eurocluster INGENIOUS supports Europe’s industry to gain sovereignty, drive competitive Sustainability, be the world’s first climate neutral continent by 2050, and shape Europe’s digital future. The INGENIOUS Innovation Grants will support projects that are aligned with the major challenges where SMEs need to accelerate the implementation of the digital and green transformation by a) providing affordable, clean and efficient technology solutions, b) developing new business models, c) innovating their services, technology and production lines, d) open new markets. The SMEs should form consortia consisting of a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 SMEs.

Max.Funding: 180.000€
Deadline: 31/07/2023
Website: LINK

InTransit Open Call

In Transit: Strengthening the resilience of textile, aerospace, and construction SMEs.

In Transit aims to strengthen the resilience of textile, aerospace and construction SMEs towards greener and more digital sectors with social and business model, with a mixed support mechanism including individual assessment support and a lump sum and coaching to ensure their consolidation and sustainability.
In Transit will provide an open online collaborative platform involving innovation actors from the aerospace, construction, and textile sectors that will serve as a space for sharing best practices and as a matchmaking system for new ideas for innovation and circular economy and new collaboration partnership.

Max Funding: N/A, Only Vouchers
Deadline: 31/07/2023
Website: LINK

NGI Sargasso Open Call

NGI Sargasso (General Call): EU funding for innovative early-stage projects that promote a sustainable, open Internet.

The objectives of the NGI Sargasso project are to revolutionize Next Generation Internet technologies, services, and standards, adopting a human-centric approach. The project aims to foster transatlantic collaboration, particularly with entities from the USA & Canada, to develop innovative ideas and contribute to the evolution of the Internet. It strives to establish a sustainable open Internet environment, promote interoperability and global standards, drive innovation, enhance privacy and security, and create a more inclusive, secure, and sustainable Internet for all.

Max.Funding: 100.000€
Deadline: 31/07/2023
Website: LINK

NGI Sargasso Canada Open Call
  • NGI Sargasso: Elevate your innovations with the NGI Sargasso and Canada collaborative open call in digital credentials!

This call aims to address challenges related to the interoperability and mutual recognition of digital credentials between jurisdictions in the EU and Canada. It is open to entities interested in submitting proposals for collaboration initiatives, including research organizations, universities, non-profit organizations, and private companies.

Max.Funding: 100.000€
Deadline: 31/07/2023
Website: LINK


As a researcher, innovator, SME, startup, or mid-cap company, you can tap into public funds to adopt or develop digital technologies, all while streamlining administrative processes and getting faster access to finance. With Cascade Funding (also known as financial support to third parties (FSTP), you’ll have the tools and financial support you need to take your business to the next level and make a lasting impact in the R&D world.

  • It simplifies the application, evaluation and justification procedures. 📑
  • Success rates are often higher, as these are less “popular” calls. 💪
  • Financing can range from €10,000 to €300,000, being projects between €100,000 and €150,000 the most common. 💶
  • The financial support is usually equity-free There is no equity or share capital assigned by any party. 👌
  • Most of these programs offer free incubation and acceleration services, specialized mentoring, and access to international networks of contacts. 👩‍🏫
  • It allows the transfer and exploitation of knowledge and the adoption of new technologies. 💻


We want to help you make these type of calls more accessible for your organisation. That is why we have designed a series of services to maximise your opportunities of receiving this financing:

  • Identification and analysis of funding opportunities: our team monitors all open calls and make a first check on the eligibility of your organization.
  • Proposals writing and submission management: we support you to land that idea that you have in mind and adapt it to the requirements of the call. In addition, we carry out the management and upload on the different platforms of all the necessary documentation to ensure that your project is eligible for the call.
  • Access to international network: if you have not identified a partner yet, or simply don’t know who to start this adventure with, in consortium projects we take care of finding the partner for your project.
  • Project management support: our service does not end with uploading the documentation, we help you throughout the full life cycle of the project, providing you management support and ensuring that you receive 100% of the grant you have won.

Finally, why limit yourself to just to this month calls? Take a long-term view and explore all the cascading funding opportunities waiting for you on our website! Don’t miss out on the chance to secure your financial future. We also have a free-subscription newsletter to be up to date with all the calls opening.

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