In the preparation phase, the call topics are identified and made public through various communication activities to the European manufacturing industry, networks and communities. Leading up to the opening of the Call for Proposal, networking opportunities, ideation sessions and a matchmaking event offer interested parties the opportunity to form their project groups, known as consortia, and refine initial ideas before submitting them as a proposal.
The preparation phase serves to grow ideas, narrow down challenges, find the best entities for your proposal and enhance your chances to have a proposal accepted.
To take part in preparation phase activities, access to EIT Manufacturing community platform AGORA and the dedicated Call for Proposals 2024 sphere is a provided to entities to help build up proposal consortia.
With the publication of the call, the call itself and its guidelines are also made public, as it is an open call. All relevant information is available on the EIT Manufacturing website and is highlighted in the organisation’s digital channels as well.
With the opening of the call you will have the possibility to start submitting your proposal answering to the call topics as well as attend the Call Info Day
After opening, the EIT Manufacturing Call for Proposals 2024 has one single stage. Proposals can be submitted until the deadline. The proposals are then evaluated, and consortia will be informed during the evalution process on the status of their proposal.