NEB Co-create funding available for communities and local authorities to reshape public space

The EIT Community New European Bauhaus (NEB) invites applicants to submit proposals for funding through its community-focused Co-create NEB programme, which focuses on new solutions to boost the transformation of cities, rural and peri-urban areas.

The purpose of the call is to support projects that allow people and communities to re-imagine communal spaces – bringing them closer to nature, building a shared sense of belonging and addressing local needs.

The EIT Community NEB is especially interested in receiving applications for projects that address challenges related to climate, urban mobility, food and manufacturing.

Crucially, proposals must integrate the three core NEB values of sustainability, inclusivity and aesthetics. For more information, please refer to chapters 3.1 and 3.2 of the Call Manual.

Supported activities

Below, the EIT Community NEB defines four challenge areas, based on thematic axes of the NEB.

  • Re-connecting with nature;
  • Re-gaining sense of community and belonging;
  • Prioritising the places and people that need it the most;
  • The need for a long term, life cycle and integrated thinking in industrial ecosystem.

All applications must address at least one of the EIT Community NEB challenge areas mentioned above. For more information, please refer to chapters 3.3 of the Call Manual.

Who can apply?

This call is open to all legal entities established in Member States of the European Union (EU), and/or in Third countries associated to Horizon Europe. These legal entities may be, for example, public or private legal entities, SMEs, education institutions, research and technology organisations, consultancies, NGOs, social entities,

Applications from RIS countries are encouraged to participate.

As a requirement, all proposals must be composed of a consortium with a minimum of two and a maximum of four partners, and one of these partners must be a city, region or an affiliated entity to a city or region.

For further eligibility information, please check Chapter 2.2 of the Call Manual.

EIT funding allocation

Eight projects will be selected in this call with a maximum funding of 45,000 EUR per project and a minimum co-funding rate of 25% across the project.

How can you apply?

The process is organised with an easy, one-step application procedure. Please read the Call Manual carefully and if you have any questions, please contact the EIT Community NEB team:


We are looking forward to receiving your applications no later than Thursday 10 October 2024 at 17:00 CET via the NETSUITE online submission platform. Click here to apply.