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Are you a highly innovative Startup or SME with a clear commercial ambition and a potential for high growth and internationalization? In this case, the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument might just be your ticket to the Champions League! Find from ECSIF EU experts where to access grants up to 2.4 million EUR to give a strong boost to breakthrough innovation.


The event consists in a 2 hours seminar that will present the available European funds for Startups and SMEs. The main focus will be on the SME Instrument, part of the Horizon 2020 Programme.


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General information about the programme Horizon 2020, SME Instrument; 15 min
Presentation of the 3 phases of the programme (purpose, sums, duration); 15 min
Presentation of the SME Instrument topics; 20 min
Dates for proposal submission on 2018 & 2019; 10 min
Eligibility of projects and applicants; 10 min
Examples of successful Startups and SMEs; 15 min
Where & how to apply? 10 min
Q & A session at the end of the presentation. 25 min


Who should attend?
The dedicated SME instrument's supports close-to-market activities, with the aim to give a strong boost to breakthrough innovation. Highly innovative Startups & SMEs with a clear commercial ambition and a potential for high growth and internationalization are the prime targets.


About the SME Instrument:
The EU’s SME Instrument (financed from the Horizon 2020) addresses the financing needs of internationally oriented SMEs, in implementing high-risk and high-potential innovation ideas. It aims at supporting projects with a European dimension that lead to major changes in how business (product, processes, services, marketing etc.) is done. Provided with about € 3 billion in funding over the period 2014-2020, the SME Instrument helps high-potential SMEs to develop groundbreaking innovative ideas for products, services or processes that are ready to face global market competition. The objective of SME Instrument is to support around 2000 innovative SMEs in 2018 and 2019 to shape new markets, create growth, and achieve a high return on investment on the global market.

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