Co-creating Smart Cities of the Future

From 2016-03-29 00:00:00 to 2016-06-29 00:00:00

Spain / Santander / United Kingdom / London / Denmark / Aarhus

OrganiCity is now inviting proposals for experiments to run in our three lead cities: Aarhus (Denmark), London (UK) and Santander (Spain). The main objective of the first open call is testing the OrganiCity tools with experiments that are co-created with citizens and communities. The testing will help develop the OrganiCity facility as a whole to match the needs of experimenters, and will evolve the technical integration across the three cities involved. Each of our cities has announced local challenges to help applicants create impactful ideas.The call is open to individuals, experiment groups, associations, organisations or businesses legally registered in a member state of the European Union or in an H2020 associated country or in a developing country and offers funding of up to € 60,000 in order to kick start your ideas or projects (Total available budget for the first open call is € 600,000).The call will consider two different sizes of experiments:1. Experiments of up to 10.000 € will be part of the Rolling Call. These proposals can be submitted up to noon (12h CET) on 1st November 2016. These applicants can get up to 50% of pre-financing, with an interim payment of 35% (upon evaluation or work completed) and a final payment of 15% of the total funding (once final reporting is complete). For shorter experiments (up to 1.5 months), only a brief balancing statement will be required forinterim payments.2. Experiments of up to 60.000 € will be part of the Fixed Term Call. These proposals can be submitted up to noon (12h CET) on 29th June 2016. These applicants can get up to 50% of pre-financing, with an interim payment of 35% (upon evaluation or work completed) and a final payment (final reporting complete) of 15% of the funding.For the fixed term call, funding notification will take place by late August and experimentation period will run from September 2016 to January 2017.For the rolling call the timeline is: * First deadline for the rolling call: June 29th, 12:00 noon CET.* Funding notification under rolling call first deadline: Late August.* Experimentation period for the first batch: September 2016 – January 2017. * Second deadline for the rolling call: September 19th 2016, 12:00 noon CET. * Final deadline for the 2016 rolling call: November 1st, 12:00 noon CET.

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