36 selected SMEs and mid-caps’ experiments to enter the DIHNET Support Programme with € 2.46 million in equity-free funding

May 3, 2023

DIHNET, the EU funded project that stands for Boosting Widening Digital Innovation Hubs, has announced the names of the 36 selected experiments presented by SMEs and Midcaps that will enter the Support Programme for accessing innovative digital technologies. The project led by  Civitta, Krakow Technology Park, VTT, TNOFundingBox Accelerator, RWTH Aachen university, ICT cluster, Latvian IT cluster, Transilvania IT cluster, University of West Bohemia and NTNU chose the experiments through an external panel of evaluators made up of recognized experts in different fields as ICT, IoT, AI, Big Data and Digital Twins amongst others.

The winners of the 3rd Open Call for Technology Transfer Experiments, chosen amongst 175 applications from 9 regions, will receive up to €60,000 each in equity-free funding, alongside technical support from industry experts and business mentoring. The selected SMEs and mid-caps that require concrete digitalisation solutions will benefit from the connection with established and developing DIHs. The aim of the experiments is to refine new digital solutions that afterwards will help the companies to reach new market potential and scale and increase their region’s digital innovation level.

The full summary of the evaluation and complete list of chosen applicants and their experiment topics can be found in the Evaluation Public Summary Report of the 3rd DIHNET Open Call.