i4Trust is looking for SMEs, slightly bigger companies, and Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs) that are implementing innovative services based on data sharing. These services are essential for the development of a European Data Space that will materialize a successful Data Economy.
i4Trust will select up to 19 Bottom-up Experiments on sharing data that demonstrate how already existing processes can be improved or new innovative services that can be created.
The SMEs and DIHs selected for i4Trust’s first Open Call will receive up to €120,000 per consortium to design and execute their business case that offers potential socio-economic gains for data sharing and re-use in many applications. They will join a 9-month tailored mentoring programme with other SMEs, DIHs and technology partners that are collaborating on the creation of data spaces.
The i4Trust Data Sharing Mentoring Programme includes:
By helping SMEs to work more efficiently and cost-effectively as well as facilitating collaboration with other parties from multiple sectors, i4Trust will help these SMEs to create new services for their current customers, secure new ones or enter new markets around data value chains.
*To be eligible for the i4Trust Open Call, SMEs and DIHs must be registered in one of the following countries: the Member States of the European Union,Associated Countries to H2020, or/and the United Kingdom.
i4Trust Second Open Call will be open until 12 September (16:00 CEST), with the selected consortia expected to start working in the last quarter of 2022.