📣DAPSI Open Call II – apply by 20th January 2021
Calling all internet innovators! Open call: Hassle-free application experience, to express your experience, interests and ideas.
DAPSI offers a total of EUR 5,6M in equity-free funding in three open calls to internet innovators to develop technology solutions and services in the Data Portability field. You will participate in a 2-stage programme. Each selected project can receive a cash investment of up to €150.000*, tailored technical and business resources, access to top infrastructure and much more!
Participate in a highly qualified ecosystem to develop and validate a Data Portability technology solution and/or service.
The selected projects will be funded with up to €100k* at the Kick-start phase + €50k* for the Booster phase.
During the programme, the DAPSI consortium will provide the logic and vision, the necessary technical support, as well as coaching and mentoring to the participants, where only the best ones will progress to the Booster phase.
* Depending on the applicant typology. This amount will be limited in the case of individuals applying as natural persons.
KICK-START – PHASE 1
You will define and develop a proof-of-concept related to your proposed solution. You will get technical and business training and access to FIWARE Lab infrastructure. At the end of the phase, you will attend an event where DAPSI projects will present their proof-of-concept results. During the event you will compete in a “Pitch session”, where the top projects will be selected to progress to the Booster phase.
PERIOD OF TIME: 5 MONTHS | FUNDING: UP TO €100.000*
* Natural persons will get a maximum of €25k for one individual and €50k for groups of two or more individuals. Legal entities could obtain up to €100k.
BOOSTER – PHASE 2
You will work on your project in more detail and develop an MVP (Minimum Viable Product or service). In this process, you will get access to a higher level of infrastructure and be supported with a pack of technical and business-related services that will facilitate your success, undermining the skill gaps and address weaknesses. The service-pack will be tailored according to your needs. You will promote your solution, network and find deployment and market opportunities.
PERIOD OF TIME: 4 MONTHS | FUNDING: UP TO €50.000*
* Natural persons will get a maximum of €12,5k for one individual and €25k for groups of two or more individuals. Legal entities could obtain up to €50k.
Period of time: From 20 November 2020 to 20 January 2021 at 12:00 (noon) CET