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31 May 2023

Innovative Actions Second Call for Proposals Launched

EUI has officially launched its Second Innovative Actions call with a budget of EUR 120 million ERDF. The call is open until 5th October 2023 @14h00 CEST. Cities, this is your chance to be bold, take risks and get ready to share new innovative solutions!

This Second Call is open to all EU cities. The projects must focus on one of the following three topics

  • Greening Cities' : to experiment and deliver tangible innovative solutions on green infrastructure to better address biodiversity, pollution, resource and climate challenges, highly contributing to the green and just transition under the Cohesion policy investments. 
  • Sustainable Tourism’, to support long-term green and digital transformation and resilience of the tourism ecosystem. For this topic, we aim primarily to improve conditions for both residents and visitors of the city. 
  •  ‘Harnessing talent in shrinking cities’, particularly in regions identified by the European Commission in the Communication ‘Harnessing talent in Europe’s regions’, to retain and attract talent.

Cities interested in applying for the Call, are all invited to attend our applicant seminars:

Registration is open!

Find out more about the Call


The Second Call page for all the information on the Call, the topics, resources, timeline and deadlines.

We also have a wide range of support and guidance to help you prepare and submit your proposal for the Second Call.