Fortissimo Open Call: 8 million euros for companies and start-ups looking to use generative AI and HPC for innovative projects

Officially open the funding calls promoted by FF Plus: two Open Calls on HPC and Generative Artificial Intelligence

Two important Open Calls promoted by FFplus (Fortissimo project) are now open, with a total value of 8 million euros. FFplus is a European initiative aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups, with the goal of supporting them in the adoption and implementation of generative artificial intelligence and HPC solutions.

Based on the different stakeholders involved, FFplus proposes two Open Call:

Open Call #1 – Business Experiments HPC

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> Take part in the in-depth webinar: July 1st, 1:00 PM / July 8th, 10:00 AM

Target audience: SMEs with no prior experience in HPC services
Maximum expected duration: 15 months, starting from January 1, 2025
Total budget: 4 million euros (200,000€ max per project)
Maximum 5 partners per project, with a cap of 150,000€ each
Deadline: September 4, 2024

Open Call #2 – Innovation studies per AI generativa

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> Take part in the in-depth webinar:  July 1, 3:30 PM / July 8, 2:00 PM

Target audience: European SMEs and start-ups already active in the field of generative AI
Maximum expected duration: 10 months, starting from December 2024
Total budget: 4 million euros (300,000€ max per project)

For additional information contact fortissimo@cineca.it