Short application deadline: Continuous
Full application deadlines: – 19/10/2023
- 2 to 6 October
- 15 to 19 January 2024
Grants of max. €2.5m and /or Equity of max. €15m*
Funding and investments through the EIC Fund for individual start-ups and small companies to develop and scale up game changing innovations
Software Technology Readiness Level 4 (SW TRL 4): **Function of software modules demonstrated in a laboratory environment.** Breakdown of SW TRL 4: 1. **Functional Modules:** At this level, individual software modules or components have been developed. These modules perform specific tasks or functions within the broader software system. 2. **Laboratory Testing:** The software modules are tested in a controlled, laboratory-like environment. This is to ensure that the modules function as intended, without the variables and complexities of a real-world or operational environment. 3. **Integration Potential:** While full integration might not yet be achieved, there should be indications that these modules can be integrated into a cohesive software system in future development stages. 4. **Results:** The outcomes from SW TRL 4 tests should give developers a clear understanding of whether the basic software modules function correctly and whether they're ready for more advanced integration and testing. 5. **Risks:** Similar to hardware TRLs, software TRL 4 aims to identify any risks or issues within the software modules. These might be bugs, vulnerabilities, or any other problems that could affect the software's functionality or security. In summary, SW TRL 4 for software is about developing and testing individual software modules in a controlled environment. It's a preliminary step before these modules are combined and tested in more complex and realistic scenarios.