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Travel Support for UK-based R&D SMEs to Attend H2020 Brokerage Event in Transport, Circular Economy and Industrial Transformation

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Funding details
Registration opens
15 Jul 2019, 00:00
Registration closes
02 Sep 2019, 09:00
02 Sep 2019, 09:00
Up to £500 per company

Are you looking for collaboration opportunities? Do you want to find partners for your H2020 project in Transport, Circular Economy or Transforming Industry?

(The call “Transforming Industry” covers the areas of Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing.)

Apply now for up to £500 towards travel and accommodation costs to attend an international brokerage event. To be eligible for support, you need to be a UK-based R&D performing SME according to the EU definition (see definition here).

To apply for travel support:

On the Eventbrite registration page here, select the event for which you wish to receive travel support to attend (only select ONE event).
Click the Green “Register” button to access the application form.
Complete the application form in as much detail as possible.
Note that this is a competitive process. Your application will be assessed, and only a limited number of companies will receive support. Deadline for applications is 9am on Monday, 2nd September 2019.

Further information is below – please read carefully before applying.


Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are offering UK-based R&D performing SMEs the opportunity to receive a contribution of up to £500 towards travel and accommodation costs to attend one of the following international brokerage events.

Please note that applying for travel support does not guarantee you a place at one of these events. You need to register separately for the events as soon as possible using the links below. Do not wait for the decision on the travel award – spaces at the events are limited!

1. Horizon 2020 Transport Information and Brokerage event: 7th October 2019, Brussels, Belgium. Register here.

2. Horizon 2020 for the Circular Economy and Transforming Industry: 9th October 2019, Warsaw, Poland. Register here.

The events target potential applicants to the 2020 calls for Horizon 2020 and will include dedicated networking and brokerage activities to help participants identify collaboration opportunities and find suitable partners. It is important that you are familiar with the participation rules for the Horizon 2020 programme. You also need to understand the priorities and topics of calls included within the scope of the event you wish to attend. The call topics relevant to each event can be browsed on the European Commission’s Funding and tender portal. The Transport work programme is available here, the Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials work programme is available here and the Transforming Industry (NMBP) is available here.

If successful in your application for travel and accommodation costs, you will receive support prior to the event to help you get the maximum benefit from attending. Please note, successful applicants will need to adhere to KTN’s policy for reasonable travel expenses, a copy will be provided to successful applicants.

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