On Friday, September 18 in the Incubator of Creative Industries in Koprivnica Enter Koprivnica and Impulse Consulting organized the presentation „Digitization Funding Opportunities“.
Through ESIF and ERDIF funds, Horison 2020 tenders were presented. Participants got opportunity to hear about funding possibilities from Modernization and Innovation Fund, Innovation Norway Croatia– Green Industry Innovation and Blue Growth, Eurostars and agROBOfood (digitization in agriculture).
Special emphasis was on Horizon 2020 which provided 79 billion euros with the aim of promoting world-class science in Europe, removing barriers to innovation and making it easier for the public and private sectors to work together on innovation.
Innovation Norway finances Green Industry Innovations (production and processing) and Blue Growth (maritime industry, family tourism, etc.). Eurostars is also a program that aims to encourage companies to invest in research and development activities and thus strengthen their innovation capacity while encouraging international cooperation of entrepreneurs.
Among all this, presentation review Next Generation, the EU's grand plan to recover from economic and social damage caused by coronavirus pandemic. Money from this is intended for the members with the biggest GDP declines and rising unemployment.
Diverse audience participated on this presentation, primarily entrepreneurs and craftsmen from large companies and SMEs. Presentation was held as a part of the ECOS4IN project as preparation for Digital Information Hub establishment.
The project ECOS4IN is funded by the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Program (https://www.interreg-central.eu) and co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.