SMART-ER Seed Projects

open call
for applications


up to 50,000 Euros per project

The aim

Support is provided  for the development of inter-institutional and intersectorial research and innovation seed projects aimed at resolving  the SDG11 challenges.

Eligible costs

  • Travel & subsistence costs
  • Consumables
  • Small equipment (10% of the total budget)
  • Events organization
  • Conference fees
  • Open science related costs
  • Other goods and services

The maximum budget per project 50,000 € (in the form of lump sum)


  • min 3 institutions of the ECIU University
  • non-academic institution (highly encouraged)

Evaluation criteria

The application will be evaluated according to the criteria of:

Excellence (30%)

Impact (40%)

Implementation (30%)

Submission process

Application must be submitted by the coordinator, using the application form

The application (pdf format), must be sent by e-mail



For doubts and questions about submission:

Download the application form