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Horizon 2020: SME Instrument - Phase 1 (H2020-EIC-SMEINST-2018-2020)

Funding details
Registration opens
07 Nov 2017, 17:00
Registration closes
07 Nov 2018, 17:00
Closes
07 Nov 2018, 17:00
Award
Phase 1 funding is a lump sum of €50 000. Projects should last around 6 months.
Organisation
Horizon 2020
Summary

*** Please refer to the Participant Portal (Links Below) for up to date and correct information. ***

Overview

Have you got an idea for an innovation that targets new markets and could boost the growth of your company?

Are you looking for substantial funding to develop and scale up your idea?

And could you make use of business development resources and coaching to take your company forward? Then the SME Instrument is for you.

The SME Instrument supports high-risk, high-potential small and medium-sized enterprises to develop and bring to market new products, services and business models that could drive economic growth.

The SME Instrument is for innovators with ground-breaking concepts that could shape new markets or disrupt existing ones in Europe and worldwide.

Competition for SME Instrument support is tough.

The SME Instrument is very selective.

Only the most convincing and excellent proposals can be funded after a thorough evaluation by multinational panels of technology, business and finance experts.

Selected companies receive funding and are offered business coaching to scale up their innovation idea, and can also receive mentoring. They are helped in networking with other SME Instrument clients, with other companies of all sizes, and with potential co-investors and follow-up investors across Europe. As an SME Instrument client, you will gain visibility and boost your chances of success in European and international markets.

This call for proposals includes the following topics. Click on the topic to link directly to the Participant Portal.

EIC-SMEInst-2018-2020: SME instrument

Cut off dates for 2018 (phase 1 covers feasibility studies) are:

08 February 2018
03 May 2018
05 September 2018
07 November 2018

For full details of the calls for proposals, please click the Register button below to link directly to the Participant Portal.

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