The EU has committed €7.8 million to realise a 30-month incubator programme for open data entrepreneurs across Europe, via its Horizon 2020 funding programme.

Launched on the 1 May 2015, the programme includes equity-free funding of up to €100,000 per company, expert advice from business mentors, networking, media exposure and introductions to business angels and venture capitalists.

The programme is being delivered in partnership with the ODI, University of Southampton, Telefonica, the Guardian, Wayra, Fraunhofer and the Open Knowledge Foundation (Germany).

Interested? To find out more check the Open Data Incubator website or contact [email protected]

Details of how to apply can be found here (external site).