Today, 5/04/2018, ECSEL JU informs that the previously announced calls ECSEL-2018-3 and ECSEL-2018-4 are now open.
These calls are specifically for Coordination and Support Actions (CSAs) relevant for the ECSEL Lighthouse Initiatives “Industry 4.E” and “Mobility.E” respectively. A maximum budget of €500.000 is foreseen for each of these actions.
About the Lighthouse Initiatives
In December 2016, the ECSEL JU Governing Board adopted an important effort in the fields of the Digitalisation of the European Industry and of future Mobility the Industry4.E and Mobility.E Lighthouse Initiatives. Each was accompanied by a first project and by the setting up of a LIASE (Lighthouse initiative Advisory Service). The Coordination and Support Actions are designed to support establishing the Lighthouse Initiatives and their coordination with other activities in the field.
The CSAs aim to establish a goal-driven, federated effort towards a challenging industrial vision, and establish an environment conducive to longer term technological innovation and economic exploitation. Through increased transnational collaboration between the relevant European initiatives, the spreading of excellence and increased awareness of European activities in their respective fields, the Lighthouse Initiatives are expected to develop into long-lived innovation eco-systems, supporting European enterprises and research organisations in turning excellent research into real economic added value for Europe and her citizens.