A new era is starting for Safe, Secure and Resilient Smart Cities and Territories. SecurIT is launching the first Open Call

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A new era is starting for Safe, Secure and Resilient Smart Cities and Territories. SecurIT is launching the first Open Call

And there it comes SecurIT: New industrial value chain for Safe, Secure and Resilient Cities and Territories is an EU-funded project aiming to create a new global competitive security industry (product & service) by supporting a better integration of innovative security systems.

SecurIT’s ambitious goal is to address multiple key gaps by supporting the development and the integration of innovative security solutions.

In a new global competitive industrial & service value chain SecurIT shall identify future security solutions needs and use cases related to specific test beds by selecting and supporting up to 21 new project solutions that will develop new and innovative prototypes. We are looking for consortia composed of at least 2 SMEs, Member State of the European Union or Associated countries of H2020, where at least one of the SME should be a technology/IT solution provider.

SecurIT aims to focus on increasing the security of current applications, services and infrastructures by integrating state-of-the-art security solutions or processes, supporting the creation of lead markets & market incentives in Europe.

Following an end-user driven approach, SecuriT will be facing three different challenges:

#Domain 1 Sensitive infrastructure protection: The security of sensitive sites is a major concern, confirmed by recent events, in a context of social unrest, terrorist threats and even a pandemic

#Domain 2 Disaster Resilience: Need of instruments for better prevention and preparedness, technologies for first and second responders and where relevant for citizens, and overall societal resilience.

#Domain 3 Public spaces protection-major events: A more connected city, integrating Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing and Big Data, where the population takes on a more active role in serving the community.

From the 25th of January 2022 at 13:00 CET (Brussels Time) until the deadline: 26 April 2022 at 17:00 CEST (Brussels Time) SecurIT will run the open call to select and support up to 21 projects aiming to develop new prototypes or demonstrators in the security and cybersecurity domain.

Find out more about the application process, the requirements and the benefits you will get, visit the official Open Call page: https://bit.ly/3ApQInW

In order to gather more informations about the application process, the eligibility criteria and the selection process, you are invited to join our First Webinar.

When? 8th of February 2022, at 12PM CET

During the session with specialists, there will be perovided some relevant information:

  • A complete overview of the project
  • A detailed explanation of the selection process
  • Q&A time with our specialists

 

If your peropposal is selected, you will receive a fixed lump sum of:

  • Up to €74.000 per project(with a maximum up to €60.000 per SME under Prototyping Instrument, including Jury Day mini-grant),
  • Up to €88.000 per project(with a maximum up to €60.000 per SME under Demonstration Instrument, including Jury Day mini-grant).

Also, during the Webinar up to 10 participants will be allowed to give 3 minutes pitch of their project idea in order to find a partner.

If you would like to pitch, please send us your 1-slide ppt in advance, before 7 February, 12:00 CET at info.securit@fundingbox.com

Do not miss this opportunity to learn more about SecurIT

Make sure you have a reserved spot. Register here 👉 https://bit.ly/3mVgElx

👉 Visit the Open Call page https://bit.ly/3ml9qag

SecurIT Open Call Team hopes to meet you soon!

 

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

under grant agreement No 101005292

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