Calls for Proposals for the «European Partnerships – Key Digital Technologies» (EP/KDT-IA/0223, EP/KDT-IA-FT/0223, EP/KDT-RIA/0223)

The Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) announces three (3) new Calls for Proposals of the «European Partnerships – Key Digital Technologies» (EP/KDT-IA/0223, EP/KDT-IA-FT/0223, EP/KDT-RIA/0223).

The Call budget is €3.000.000 and the maximum funding per Project is €500.000 (for participants from Cyprus).

The «European Partnerships – Key Digital Technologies» Programme supports the participation of local organisations in transnational experimental development and industrial research projects of the Key Digital Technologies (KDT) European Partnership. KDT European Partnership aims to reinforce the EU’s strategic autonomy in the electronic components and systems sector. More specifically, through the funded projects KDT Partnership aims to ensure that the EU has the necessary expertise in key enabling technologies to be a competitive leader of the world’s digital economy. This includes developing advanced semiconductors and applications that are critical to European society and contribute to the EU digital strategy and the European Green Deal.

The Proposal is submitted electronically by the Transnational Project Coordinator through the EU’s funding and tenders portal for the Horizon Europe Programme. Local organisations participating in transnational proposals, apart from the submission of the transnational proposal, should also submit a proposal to the RIF, through the IRIS Portal. The evaluation of the proposals is performed centrally by the EC.


The deadlines for Transnational Proposal Submission are the following:

Project Outline (PO) Phase: 03 May 2023, 17:00 Brussels Time

Full Project Proposal (FPP) Phase: 19 September 2023, 17:00 Brussels Time


The deadlines for Proposal Submission to the RIF are the following:

Project Outline (PO) Phase: 10 May 2023, 13:00 Local Time

Full Project Proposal (FPP) Phase: 25 September 2023, 13:00 Local Time


Entities eligible to participate in this Programme Enterprises, Research Organisations and Other Organisations.

More information is presented in the following documents:

KDT Work Programme 2023

EP/KDT-IA/0223 Call (EL)

EP/KDT-IA/0223 Call (EN)

EP/KDT-IA-FT/0223 Call (EL)

EP/KDT-IA-FT/0223 Call (EN)

EP/KDT-RIA/0223 Call (EL)

EP/KDT-RIA/0223 Call (EN)


For information regarding the RIF’s open calls, as well as useful documents and guides, interested parties can visit the IRIS portal.

For further information, interested parties may contact the RIF’s Partner Support Center by phone on 22205000 or via email at [email protected]