Open Call Introduction


NGI Search is a cascade funding project designed to help beneficiaries, such as start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs, and mid-sized companies to adopt and develop digital innovation in the domain of searching and discovering data and generally resources on the internet.
With five European partners contributing in the project, NGI Search will provide five Open Calls by the summer 2024 and distribute up to 150,000 € to each project, with the support of a dedicated team, an Advisory Board and 10 added-value services.

Together with NGI Initiative, let's build a trusted Internet for the digital age. 

Who can apply ?

Academic researchers, hi-tech startups and SMEs can benefit from the NGI Search project based on five Open Calls. Each call will onboard a new cohort of projects to join the mentoring programme which helps implementing and adopting their projects, through the following added-value services:

Ten Value-Added Services

  1. Technology Services: Mentoring and Advice, Beta Testing Campaigns, Link to Standards and Foundation
  2. Business Services: Market Readiness, Pitching Training, Business Modeling and Coaching
  3. Innovation Services: Open Source Licensing, Market Landscaping and Research, Open Science Advice, Content Creation Support for Showcasing Results

Join the community

Stay up-to-date with NGI Search news, activities, and upcoming Open Calls.
Join our community

Prepare to join the last Open Call, open from 29 May to 29 July, 2024

Read the call topics, and get prepared to apply to the NGI Search 5th open call.
NGI Search Calls

EU programme:  HORIZON-CL4-2021-HUMAN-01  


This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under the grant agreement 101069364 and it is framed under Next Generation Internet Initiative.

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