External Expertise Tender for the EMPHASIS Project

KiNNO Innovation Intermediaries Ltd (KiNNO), participates as a coordinating partner (lead beneficiary) in the project "Euro-Mediterranean Network Facilitating Market Uptake of Innovations from SMEs - EMPHASIS" co-funded by the cross-border cooperation program " ENI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme 2014-2020".

EMPHASIS project, with a total budget of 818.689,39,  has a two-year duration (September 1, 2021- August 31, 2023) and aims at integrating experiences to deploy, validate and mainstream an open innovation system that supports SMEs, start-ups and spin-o­ffs to exploit innovations that tackle sustainability challenges and turn them into business opportunities through external cross-border partnerships at EUROMED. 

According to the project implementation manual, KiNNO is launching an External Expertise tender for the activities:

WP/Act No Activity/Task
WP5/5.1 Offering Advisory Services to SMEs to raise their Innovation Capacities/ Provision of Innovation & Open Innovation Support services for four Greek beneficiaries
WP5/5.2 Training SMEs to raise their Innovation Capacities/External Expertise for  capacity building and training
WP5/5.3 Active brokerage and partnering/ External Expertise for Active OI cross border partnering
WP6/5.1 Euromeditterenean Open Innovation Network Handbook/ External Expertise for Roadmap and Handbook development

The approved budget for the assignment amounts to € 56.260,00 without VAT.

The award criterion is the most economically advantageous bid without VAT, compliant with the requirements for participation.

Interested parties should send their offers to KiNNO Innovation Intermediaries (Address: 104, Pentelis Ave.& 1, Metamorfoseos str., 15234 Athens Greece). The deadline for receiving your offer is the 6th of April 2023 at 12:00 Athens time.

Full text of the tender: EMPHASIS External Expertise Tender

For more information about the bid details and any other information, you may contact by email at the following address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by telephone at 00302106838950

Funding Opportunities

Available funding opportunities:

EIC Accelerator
EIC Pathfinder

EIC Transition

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