The present call for proposals aims at a more strategic support to service innovations, with the objective to unlock its transformative potential at sectoral and market level and to contribute to strengthening the innovativeness of the economy as part of the implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy. The call for proposals has two actions:
The two actions will complement regional and national efforts by adding a European dimension through mutual learning and concrete actions. Each action has 4 strands. The deadline for the submission of proposals to each of the strands of the two actions is 24/06/2011.
Information day: An information day for the call for proposals was organised in Brussels on 4 May 2011.Presentations can be found below and video with presentations and Q&A session here .
CORRIGENDUM 01/04/2011: Please note that the list of non-EU member countries eligible to participate in this call has been updated.
CORRIGENDUM 14/04/2011: Please note that the list of eligible beneficiaries for strand 5 has been updated.
CORRIGENDUM 14/04/2011: Please note that factual errors for strands 5 and 7 have been removed.
CORRIGENDUM 22/06/2011: A new version of the model grant agreement is published. There are two files with the same text: a clean version and a version in which the essential changes are highlighted. Furthermore, a corrigendum of the call text regarding the prior information on the use of the Early Warning System is published.
Update 6 May 2011: A new version of the submission guide and the submission set (1) is published with updated Web addresses to the forms for legal entity and financial identification.
Update 10 June 2011: A new version of the submission guide's companion document on questions and answers is published.
Update 22 June 2011: A new version of the submission guide's companion document on questions and answers is published.