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Cross-KIC New European Bauhaus Call for Citizen Engagement Labs in Cities and Regions

19 May 2021 West, Europe, News For this Cross-KIC NEB activity, EIT Food will capitalize on existing citizen-centred engagement programmes aligned with the NEB mission.

Cross-KIC New European Bauhaus Call for Citizen Engagement Labs in Cities and Regions

The New European Bauhaus initiative (NEB) is an environmental, social and cultural initiative to combine the aesthetic experience, sustainability, and inclusivity complimenting the European Green Deal. For this Cross-KIC NEB activity, EIT Food will capitalize on existing citizen-centred engagement programmes aligned with the NEB mission.

This call aims to offer partners with a demonstrated link to cities and/or regions, the possibility to implement the concept of a Consumer Engagement Lab and work together with citizens to come up with solutions for challenges that are identified in the New European Bauhaus project around Food. 

Through the Labs process, consumers will co-create new product concepts aiming to be introduced to the market. For the New European Bauhaus project, the labs will be used in the early design phase, where citizens will be engaged to create solutions and concepts for the identified challenges. 

  • Additional information about comparable EIT Food Consumer Engagement Labs is available on the project website.
  • Additional information on the New European Bauhaus and its challenges can be found here.

Eligible candidates

EIT Food is looking for individual organisations having the status of a legal person OR two organisations acting as a consortium/innovation network (one organisation as a lead entity, the other organisation supporting the citizen engagement, co-creation activities) operating in the same country and with a demonstrated link to the city and/or region where the project will be implemented. EIT Food partners and non-partners are both eligible to apply.

Budget allocation: 

Three projects with a maximum of 30.000 EUR per proposal.

Evaluation criteria:                             

20% Relevant experience  
20% Potential for project delivery
30% Implementation potential
30% Potential impact

Based on ranking, the geographical spread within the European Union will also be considered.

Timeline:                     

Opening call: 18 May 2021
Closing call: 17 July 2021
Evaluation: 18 – 27 July 2021

Communication of results to the participants: 28 of July
Conditions clearing: 28 July-5 August
Signing contract: 5-13 August

Start of project: 16 August
Finalise project: 31 December 2021 (latest)

Proposal Submission

Proposals should be submitted via email to clcwest@eitfood.eu .

For more information please check the full call document and application form below.
In case you'd have any further questions, please contact Angelo d’Amario at angelantonio.damario@eitfood.eu. 

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