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EIT Manufacturing: Open RIS Call - EVO-R

EIT Manufacturing has launched a call for its EVO-R competition, that aims to attract, select, and support small teams/entities from EIT RIS countries.

Application deadline: 20 June 2021 - 17:00 (CET)

What is EVO-R

EVO-R is the competition organised by EIT Manufacturing that aims to attract, select and support small teams/entities coming from countries covered by the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT RIS). The activity will provide financial support to the selected entities, as well as in-kind support.

Selected entities are eligible to receive financial support in the form of sub-granting to conduct the following activities (all applicants need to choose at least two out of five activities):

  • Further develop research results into commercially available small-scale products or services
  • Look for/acquire potential customers in the EU and world markets (consulting, lead generation services, etc.)
  • Prepare the market launch of the product/services (legal services, consulting, website development, etc.)
  • Acquire product/service-related certificates which fosters business development in certain industrial sectors or markets (ETV certificates, patent registrations, trademark, ISO, etc.)
  • Establishment of a company (legal services, establishment costs, accounting, etc.)

Who can apply

Research teams (individuals), SMEs, start-ups, universities, research and technology organisations (RTO), and university-owned research foundations from EIT RIS eligible countries who have already developed a prototype addressing manufacturing-related challenges, with a convincing financial, environmental, and societal impact potential.


  • Call opens: 20 May 2021
  • Call closes: 20 June 2021 at 17:00 (CET)
  • Selection of the support team: from mid-June till mid July (indicative)
  • Project Development period: from mid-July till the end of 2021 (indicative)

Available funding

Maximum twenty-five selected organisations will receive sub-granting up to EUR 30 000.

How to apply

Send a complete application via email to until June, 20 2021 17:00 (CET).

A complete application should consist of: a filled out 'EVO-R' application template (submits as a PDF document); a filled-out financial plan and revenue forecast (submit as a Microsoft Excel document); and to be sent via email to with the subject 'EIT Manufacturing EVO-R - [NAME OF PROPOSAL]'.
The total size of all files to be sent in email (filled out application template; financial plan and revenue forecast) shall not exceed twenty megabytes (20MB).

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For more information, please visit the dedicated page, or contact Adam Sebestyen.