The DIGI-B-CUBE consortium is pleased to announce the successful completion of the first open call. The 217 applications received by the cutoff date at the end of July were submitted by SMEs from all over Europe and its Associated Countries. The goal of the DIGI-B-CUBE project is to unlock the cross-sectoral collaborative potential of SMEs by combining novel digital technologies with the bioimaging/biosensing/biobanking industries and related industries.
In order to develop new market sensitive disruptive technologies and key digital innovations for the reconfiguration of patient-centred diagnostics towards a Health Economy 4.0, SMEs submitted 141 ideas for customized solution innovation voucher projects (CSIV) and 76 ideas for prototyping voucher projects (PV).
All submitted applications were intensely reviewed and scored by both internal and external reviewers.
In the next few months, 22 SMEs will be granted financial support to implement their customized solution innovation ideas with an overall budget of more than 1 million Euros, ranging from topics like Sleep Apnea Test Device, to COVID-19 Monitoring, to in vitro cellular immunoassays. In addition, 21 SMEs with an overall budget of more than €400,000 will be financially supported by the DIGI-B-CUBE project to carry out their prototyping project.
The following SMEs will receive funding:
For more information on the DIGI-B-CUBE project and information on how and when to submit applications for the next open call, visit https://digibcube.eu/open-calls/