1st GEN4OLIVE CALL PROPOSALS

ARE YOU A SME WITH AN INNOVATIVE IDEA FOR THE OLIVE SECTOR?

GEN4OLIVE project will launch its 1st Open Call for Proposals on September 1st, 2021 with €750.000 of funding available for SMEs in the
fields of olive pre-breeding and new breeding technologies. The Call will be open until December 1st, 2021.

SMEs can apply for funding up to €50.000 (“Individual Projects”) or up to €100.000 (“Collaborative Projects”).

More information regarding the Open Call for Proposals application, submission and evaluation criteria will be avaliable from September 1st, 2021.

 

BECOME A GEN4OLIVE EXPERT!

The GEN4OLIVE consortium is looking for Independent Experts with expertise in international collaborative RTDI planning, exploitation and commercialization strategies to evaluate the proposals under the GEN4OLIVE 1st Call for Proposals.

The experts must be experienced evaluators with 5 years of expertise in one of the following fields:

· Varietal development processes using pre-breeding technologies or methodologies.

· IT tools, that can support plant pre- breeding activities, based on technologies.

· Technology innovation projects led by SMEs to increase their competitiveness.

The guidelines to know the requirements will be available soon and the call open until 15th November 2021. Stay tuned!

WHICH ACTIVITIES WILL BE GRANTED?

The Call for Proposals will fund olive pre-breeding activities and the development of
new technologies that accelerate and make the breeding process more effective.

The proposals must start from previous research results in order to carry out
pre-breeding activities, both by taking advantage of the existing olive genetic
resources in and out of the Germplasm Banks, and by applying or adjusting new
techniques and technologies to accelerate the process.

WHO CAN APPLY?

SMEs established in one of the following countries: FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, ITALY, MOROCCO, SPAIN and TURKEY, who are:

  • Interested in olive breeding activities. They are the end-users of Germplasm Banks:
    mainly breeders, olive farmers and olive oil or table olives producers.
  • ICT SMEs that may contribute to accelerate and upgrade the olive genetic resources.

 

Selected projects will enhance multi-actor collaboration and knowledge transfer between the Germplasm Banks and the SMEs.

SAVE THE DATE: Information Events

If you are thinking about participating in this 1st Call for Proposals and need further information about it, we are pleased to invite you to the
following online infodays. Save the dates!

September 15th, 2021 – International Infoday (language: English). Register now!

September 28th, 2021 – National Infoday (language: Spanish). Online registration coming soon.

DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CALL?

For any enquiries regarding the Call for Proposals, please contact: call@gen4olive.eu or fill the following form:

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