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    Innovation in SMEs

    The SME Instrument

    Concise information: The two 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

    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

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