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2021 Proof of Concept - Evaluation Guidance

Location: Europe 

In 2021, EIT Food’s Public Engagement area launched its Proof of Concepts for Societal Potential (PoCs) for new Public Engagement activities (call ran in2020). The Proof of Concept was an opportunity for consortia to spend sufficient time on testing and demonstrating the relevance of a proposed approach chosen for establishing the societal impact feasibility of a project. A presentation of these PoCs is available on

The evaluation for the continuation and development of the 2021 PoCs activities will be in 2 stages. At stage 1, applicants are required to submit reports on implemented activities in 2021 and the outline of their plans from 2022 onwards (see final Deliverable and Progress Summary templates). At Stage 2, applicants will submit their full application (see Full Application template).

Details on the submission and evaluation process as well as templates are available via the links below.

Evaluation Guidelines for 2021 PoCs

Templates and other guidance

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