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    Innovation in SMEs

    The SME Instrument
    Concise information: The one page SME Instrument factsheet 2018-2020

    The specific objective is to stimulate sustainable economic growth by increasing the level of innovation in SMEs, covering their different needs over the whole innovation cycle for all types of innovation, and thereby creating faster growing, internationally active SMEs.

    Dedicated to established, high growth, highly innovative, for-profit SMEs seizing European and global business opportunities.

    The SME Instrument will cover:
    Feasibility check, Initial business plan
    R&D implementation
    Commercialisation

    Other Programmes
    Fast Track to Innovation FTI   (factsheet)

    Key Information

    Swiss eligibility:                       Switzerland is fully associated to Horizon 2020 
    Horizon 2020 Funding:           Participant Portal
    Topic search:                           Find your topic
    Types of projects, eligibility:   Factsheet

    Bottom-up Opportunities in Horizon 2020

    Your Contact

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    Gerhard Gass

    Network Office

    National Contact Point (NCP):
    •SMEs & Access to Finance
    •Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, Marine and Maritime Research and the Bio-economy
    Effingerstrasse 19
    3008 Bern
    Tel.:+41 31 380 60 15

    Open Calls

    Open Calls

    Upcoming Events

    Date City Vacancies
    24 APR
    2019
    Organiser: Euresearch Network Office / S. Martinelli / Euresearch Network Office / I. Spühler
    25 APR
    2019
    Organiser: State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI)
    30 APR
    2019
    Organiser: Euresearch Network Office / V. Sordet