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Travel Support for UK SMEs To Attend EUREKA SMART Manufacturing Cluster – PO Proposers Event, Leuven, Belgium

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

Are you looking for collaboration opportunities? If you have an Innovative Project Idea on Advanced Manufacturing and you want to form an International Consortium to develop it, it is a good opportunity to attend this event in Leuven, Belgium.

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:

Click the Green “Register” button on the Eventbrite page 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 (UK time) 10 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 the following international brokerage event.

Please note that applying for travel support does not guarantee you a place at this event. You need to register separately for the event as soon as possible using the link below. You will also be required to compete your project template so you can share your project ideas. Do not wait for the decision on the travel award –spaces at the event are limited!

SMART PO Proposers’ Day 2019: 3rd October 2019, 09:30-17:00 CEST, Leuven, Belgium. Register here. Registration is open for this event until the 30th September.

This event will target potential applicants to the SMART Cluster PO Proposers Day 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 EUREKA SMART Manufacturing rules. You also need to understand SMART Technical domains covered for the applications that include the following six areas:

  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  • Smart & Adaptive Manufacturing Systems
  • Person-Machine Collaboration
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Digital, Virtual & Efficient Companies
  • Customer-Based Manufacturing

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.