The submission is done online and includes the following steps:
Application for SEED innovation vouchers (maximum amount of €5 000 per innovation voucher and only one voucher maximum per SME) will be evaluated on national level by independent experts (not related to the project) forming part of a national jury following the same criteria in all countries. The national juries will present their evaluation results to the METABUILDING evaluation board (including jury members from all countries), who will take the final funding decisions.
The evaluation is based on the following criteria:
The supported SEED Services must help SMEs to validate innovative project ideas/innovation opportunities or deblock ongoing projects that contribute to the rejuvenation of the Construction sector by bringing in or combining solutions, technologies and/or know-how coming from Digital Industry, Additive Manufacturing, Nature-Based Solutions and/or Recycling and Circular Economy.
The services that qualify for receiving financial support are:
Call opening (second round): 2 November 2021
Call closing (second round): 26 January 2022 at 17:00 (CET - Brussels time)
Information on funding results (second round): 25 March 2022
Reimbursement of innovation voucher:
Handling: on presentation of invoice of the service provider and completion of the post-assessment questionnaire
Deadline: within two months from funding decision (25 May 2022)