KTN to Host Webinar for SMART Advanced Manufacturing
Posted on 29/07/2019
This webinar, taking place on the 3 September 2019 at 12:30pm (UK time), will include an Introduction to SMART, a flexible, industry-driven EUREKA Cluster program in Advanced Manufacturing. Its aim is to promote collaborative, international & close-to-market R&D&I projects. The 3rd SMART Call for Projects in Advanced Manufacturing will open on 9th September 2019, deadline for submission will be March 2020. Download the 3rd Call brochure here.
For more information on the Smart Manufacturing Cluster for UK organisations and eligibility and scope, click here.
To register for the webinar, click here.
EUREKA is an intergovernmental network launched in 1985. Its aim is to support market-oriented R&D and innovation projects by industry, research centres and universities across all technological sectors. It is a global network of government ministries and innovation agencies of over 45 countries, who collaborate on research and innovation projects.
With its flexible and decentralised network, EUREKA offers project partners:
- rapid access to skills and expertise across Europe
- national public and private funding schemes
EUREKA Clusters are thematic public private partnerships which convene projects between SMEs, large industry and academia across EUREKA countries. There are currently seven different Clusters in different technological fields. As part of supporting increased international UK business involvement, the UK has already taken part in two EUREKA Cluster Calls. Find more information about EUREKA here.
Travel Support Available for SMART Proposers' Day 2019
To help participants find partners for their projects, there is a SMART PO Proposer’s Day 2019 on the 3rd October 2019, in Leuven, Belgium. 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 this international brokerage event. This event will target potential applicants to the SMART Cluster PO Proposers Day and will include dedicated networking and brokerage activities to help participants identify collaboration opportunities and find suitable partners.
To apply for travel support, click here.