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The EU-funded frontierCities 2 Accelerator launches a new Call for Proposals for Start-Ups and SMEs in the Smart Cities sector!

frontierCities2 has launched on 29th November 2017 the 2nd Open Call for its Market Acceleration Grants “MAG2”.

frontierCities 2 is offering up to € 75,000 equity free funding for start-ups and SMEs with already developed FIWARE-powered solutions/applications in the Smart Cities Sector. Selected Start-ups & SMEs will have the opportunity to receive tailored technical and commercial support to succeed in their Market take-up phase!

About the frontierCities 2 Accelerator

frontierCities2 represents a quantum leap in the scope, ambition and service in the Acceleration & Incubation of European Start-ups and SMEs using  FIWARE Technology!

frontierCities2 builds on the powerful basis of the first edition of the frontierCities Accelerator (2014-2016), which created an exceptional geographical reach including 28 SMEs and start-ups who developed and trialled 28 smart mobility solutions in 45+ city environments across Europe!

Who can apply to MAG2? – Key Eligibility Criteria

1.       MAG2 Grants are dedicated only to powered by FIWARE applications for the Smart Cities domain, already developed during earlier EU FI-PPP programmes (Phase 1 and 2) or during the FI-PPP Phase 3 - A16 acceleration programme.

2.       Applicants must be start-ups or SMEs established in a EU Member State or H2020 Associated Country.

3.       Applicants must prove that their powered by FIWARE Application has been piloted in real life environment, with a relevant number of users in collaboration with a city and/or corporate/industrial partner and/or other institutional entity and for a reasonable period of time (Simulations are not accepted).

How to apply:

The Application Form is available on fundingBox at http://frontiercities2.fundingbox.com/

Deadline for Applicants: Wednesday 31st January 2018 at 5 pm CET

If you have any question, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or visit www.frontiercities2.com

Find us online on facebook & twitter! https://twitter.com/frontierCities2 

The frontierCities2 Consortium comprises: New Frontier Services (Consortium leader), the FIWARE Foundation, the University of Surrey, the Smart Transportation Alliance, S3Transportation, Innova BIC, and H3B Media.

frontierCities2 EU Accelerator announces its new open call!

 The European accelerator frontierCities2 www.frontiercities2.com manage 1.6 million Euros, funding start-ups and SMEs wishing to develop innovative web-based solutions for intelligent mobility using FIWARE www.fiware.org , the open source platform that allows rapid prototyping of new software applications.

The accelerator will provide grant funding to SME and startups, include the H2020 Associated Countries, covering the entire business plan, up to a maximum of € 100,000

Don’t miss this opportunity to receive all the information and support you need! Contact help desk www.frontiercities2.com/contact/

SURVEY ON COOPERATION BETWEEN RESEACH AND BUSINESS ORGANISATIONS

Don't waste the opportunity to contribute to the 5TOI_4EWAS survey on cooperation between higher education and the business sector.

Complete the survey yourself on behalf of your institution at the following link  5toi.ub-cooperation.eu  within 6/03/2017

To contribute to the widest analysis on cooperation between reserch and business world in the Euro Mediterranean Region

The survey is targeted to:

  • researchers & lecturers (including professors)
  • staff involved in knowledge commercialisation / transfer / valorisation 
  • executive Directors, CEO, COO, of Industry, SMEs (including Start-Ups and Spin-off)

The survey takes about 10 to complete and all responses will remain anonymous.

The outcomes will be available free of charge in this website.

The 5 toi_4EWAS sustained by European Union   thanks you for your support on this project

If you have any queries about the survey, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CERtuS Workshop in Athens - Save the date

CERtuS Workshop in Athens - Save the date

The Greek team of CERtuS, Municipality of Alimos, ETVA VIPE and EUDITI-Energy & Environmental Design Ltd, is organizing a workshop on the “Financing schemes for nearly zero energy renovation of existing public buildings” to be held in Athens on 8 December 2016.

The topics to be discussed include the nZEB renovation options and the financing schemes that were examined in CERtuS, focusing on the Greek case studies. Also selected local and international success stories will be presented.

Moreover, the most suitable types of EPC contracts that were examined in the CERtuS case studies will be discussed emphasising on the difficulties that are usually encountered in such contracts by both contracting parties i.e. municipalities and ESCOs.

The workshop will be held at the Commercial and Industrial Chamber of Athens, 7, Akadimias str., Athens; Opening at 8:30 a.m.

More information and registration here http://www.certus-project.eu/index.php/news-events-2.html

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