The open call targets tech SMEs and Competence Centers in the areas of microelectronics and smart systems, as well as innovative startups/ SMEs linked to health, agrifood, and manufacturing sectors

DIATOMIC, a pan-European network of Digital Innovation Hubs focused on microelectronics innovation, has launched its final open call for application experiments, with a total budget of €1.610.000. The main target is to accelerate solutions that apply electronic components, sensors, smart objects and systems across health, agrifood and manufacturing sectors.

DIATOMIC: Who is it for

The call is open to consortia of a maximum of 3 partners from the EU and H2020 associated countries. The consortium should involve technology providers in the areas of advanced microelectronics and smart systems integration – Centers of Competence, as well as tech adopters/ users, namely: startups/ SMEs active in health, agrifood, and manufacturing.


Successful consortia selected after the closing date on 31 January 2019 will be able to join the three-stage accelerator program which offers:

  • up to €200K equity-free funding per application experiment
  • tailored technical and business support
  • advanced technology testbeds
  • collaborative product design tools
  • matchmaking services & networking
  • investment opportunities

How to apply

The deadline for applications – to be submitted at f6s.com/diatomic-opencall2 – is 31 January 2019. To get help with consortium building, go to f6s.com/diatomic and request matchmaking support (free-of-charge!). For tips and resources on the application process, check out diatomic.eu.


DIATOMIC is an exclusive network of Digital Innovation Hubs—funded under the EC’s Smart Anything Everywhere initiative. Eight consortia have already joined the first DIATOMIC cohort and are expected to create significant value resulting from new microelectronics-enabled products, processes, and business models.