For thriving B2B Industrial Tech start-ups can benefit from a tailored support package. that are:

  • actively looking to grow.
  • with demonstrated meaningful customer validation and/or traction.
  • with a dedicated full-time team with a headquarters incorporated in a EU or Horizon Europe associated country.
  • looking to enhance and complement your business development efforts.

The Business Creation team will offer you a tailored package of business development services.  Please fill out the expression of interest form below, and a representative from the Business Creation team will be in touch shortly.

Welcome to TRANSFORM Call 2024!

Permanently Open Call for applications.

The EIT Manufacturing's TRANSFORM programme aims to drive technological advancements in the European manufacturing industry. It supports the integration of innovative technologies into existing systems and supply chains of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), mid-cap companies, and corporates. The focus of TRANSFORM Call 2024 is on helping well-established manufacturing companies stay competitive and sustainable by adopting new technologies.

The Call collaborates with startups to implement these technologies in pilot projects to address specific industrial challenges. The EIT Manufacturing's Business Creation team facilitates partnerships between manufacturing companies or SMEs and startups, offering guidance, support, and funding throughout the pilot projects. The goal is to provide innovative solutions for the companies involved while also creating new market opportunities for startups.


The startups applying to the TRANSFORM Call 2024 must meet our eligibility criteria (check in website).


The available financial support (also known as “sub-grant”) is 20,000 EUR per pilot project for activities which are in line with the overall EIT Manufacturing objectives.

The TRANFORM Call 2024 selected startups must conduct an in-situ demonstration of the pilot project by 29th November, 2025.


Applicants are invited to this permanently open open call and to send their applications at any time and before any of these cut-off dates:

  • First cut-off date: 30th April, 2024; 12:00 pm CET 
  • Second cut-off date: 14th June, 2024; 12:00 pm CET 
  • Third cut-off date: 6th September, 2024; 12:00 pm CET 
  • Fourth cut-off date: 29th October, 2024; 2023; 12:00 pm CET

You can find the official Terms and Conditions of the TRANSFORM Call 2024: (link T&Cs HERE).

EIT Manufacturing