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Ministerul Cercetării și Inovării împreună cu Horizon Consulting Network din București, Comisia Europeană - Agenția Executivă pentru Întreprinderi Mici și Mijlocii...

SME Instrument success!

SME Instrument competition brings another success to our company as our partners Vitality Media were awarded 50,000 Euro to perform the feasibility study and draft...

Horizon 2020 to be simplified

The European Commission will further simplify participation in Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. New funding rules will reduce administrative...

2 years - 500 million € invested

Over 20.000 applications received, € 500 million invested in more than 1400 projects and more than € 692 million of private equity attracted. Since 2014, the...

Special offer for SME Instrument...

The SME instrument of H2020 has been designed to help fill a financing gap for business innovators with international ambitions. The first 2 years of SME Instrument...

SME Instrument 1 results November 2016

184 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 28 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the 

Results Horizon 2020 SME Innovation...

71 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 17 countries have been selected for funding in the pilot run of the 

16 billion investment from Horizon...

Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme, is attracting more and more researchers and innovators. In 2015 there was an increase in proposals by 25%...

SME Instrument stats 2014-2015

Over 20.000 applications received, € 500 million invested in more than 1400 projects and more than € 692 million of private equity attracted. 

SME Instrument September 2016

189 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the 

TRIANGLE Open Call 2016

The TRIANGLE project announces its recently opened Open Call funding for 5G developers, makers and operators this month! Find out more and how to apply below.

3000 Seals of Excellence

Since its launch in October 2015, more than 3000 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have received the 

Follow-up 2016 ICT Proposers' Day

ICT Proposers' Day 2016 was organised on Monday & Tuesday the 26-27 September 2016, as part of Digital Week in Bratislava.The event took place during the Digital...

2017 SME Instrument changes

The Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 has been updated on 25 July, bringing novelties to the SME Instrument programme. The good news is that the SME Instrument...

Innovation Radar Prize 2016

The European Commission has launched a competition to identify Europe's top future innovators and their innovations. During the entire month of August, people will...

Fund your ICT Innovation easier

A wide range of support services is available to both ICT entrepreneurs and start-ups in order to enable them to build sustainable ICT-based and innovation driven...

Open Research Data in Horizon 2020

Open access (OA) refers to the practice of providing online access to scientific information that is free of charge to the end-user...

EIT Digital Challenge 2016

The Europe-wide start-up competition is open to all digital technology start-ups looking to grow internationally. Applications are open in five categories: Digital...

Horizon 2020 overview video

Two short videos produced by the European Commission helping you understand Horizon 2020 program characteristics and how to apply for funding. Horizon 2020 is the...

Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals...

Applying for funding is a competitive process, and only the best project proposals will be selected.  This year we have structured the content of the Info Day in 8...

ICT Proposers' Day 2016

ICT Proposers' day 2106 in Bratislava, Slovakia on 26 and 27 September is a networking event promoting European ICT Research & Innovation and focusing on the...

European Innovation Scoreboard 2016

At global level, the EU continues to be less innovative than South Korea, the United States and Japan, but performance differences with the last two countries have...

2016 Information Day on the Horizon...

The event targets potential applicants to the Smart Cities & Communities topic of the 2016-2017 Horizon 2020 Work Programme ‘

Next steps for the Research...

Delegates at this timely seminar will discuss the future of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) - focusing on how the next REF will be structured and on the...

€250 million in risk capital...

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in seven countries in South-eastern Europe – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, The Former Yugoslav Republic of...

How much does it cost to protect your...

EASME manages a number of intellectual property (IP) initiatives including IP Helpdesks for supporting SMEs. The helpdesks offer free of charge, first-line advice...

SMEs can now hire a PhD associate

SMEs can now hire a PhD associate to explore for one year the potential of their innovative idea and turn it into an innovation project. Through the INNOSUP-02-2016 SMEs will be able to employ a...

SME Instrument new cut-off dates

Please be aware that for the new programming period the European Commission has changed the cut-off dates for the SME Instrument Phase 1 and 2.

SME Instrument stage 1 results are in...

Italy(30), Spain(24) and United Kingdom(15) are again the countries providing almost half of all 141 SMEs receiving financing under the SME Instrument Stage 1....

139 MEUR Internet of Things call of...

The separate IoT Call of Horizon 2020 spans in 2016 and 2017 and has a budget of 139 MEUR. The call is separated in three topics: 

44.2% increase in SME financing in...

In 2016-2017 there will be 44.2% more financing for SMEs under the SME-Instrument, in the new Horizon2020 work-programme for Research and Innovation, adopted on 13...

Seal of Excellence for SME Instrument...

The European Commission has launched the long debated Seal of Excellence with the aim to provide a validation for the excellent proposals of the SME Instrument...

SME Instrument Call 2016-2017 published

European Commission published today calls for proposals for the 2016-2017 period. The calls can be already found in

Bulgaria's research and...

The European Commission has presented today key policy recommendations that will help modernise the research and innovation sectors in Bulgaria. This is the first...

Fed4FIRE Call for SME Experimenters

For the feasibility check, it is essential that the proposers get in contact with the Fed4FIRE partner in charge of the testbed(s) which will be used for the...

Public consultation on European...

The Commission is launching a consultation on the review of the European Venture Capital Funds (EuVECA) regulation (No 345/2013) and European Social Entrepreneurship...

Transport SME innovation day

The European Commission organises the “Transport SME Innovation Day” on 23 November 2015 in the Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170 in Brussels. Innovation and...

7th European Innovation Summit | 7 -...

The 7th European Innovation Summit, organised by Knowledge4innovation, will take place from 7-10 December 2015 in the European Parliament in Brussels. The 4-days...

Celtic-Plus Proposers Day on 28...

Don’t miss this opportunity to discuss your project ideas with potential partners and find out about funding opportunities in different countries at our next...

Innovation Union Scoreboard 2015

European Commission issued the Innovation Union Scoreboard 2015 providing the assessment of the innovation index in all the 28 Member States.

ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform

ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform, 20-22 October 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal, organised by the European Commission, will...

SME Instrument September 2015

On 17 September – the third cut-off date in 2015 for Horizon 2020 SME Instrument –  EASME received in total 2,833 new proposals – 1,873 for Phase 1 and 960 for Phase...

Business Innovation Experts sought

Under the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020,  a new instrument will encourage for-profit Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to...

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