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    Useful Publications

    • SME Brochure: this publication will guide you through the entire range of programmes open for companies
      Deutsche Ausgabe
      English version
      Version francaise
      Versione italiana

    • European SME Definition Brochure: details and explanations of the SME definition as used in European projects + a model declaration that individual companies may complete themselves when applying to SME support schemes in order to establish their SME status

         KMU Definition

         SME Definition

         PME Definition




    • SME Instrument documentation:

         SME Instrument Factsheet

         SME Instrument FAQ document


    • Enterprise Europe Network flyer: presenting the functionning and services of the largest network supporting companies, in particular small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to increase
      their international business, find partners and ensure competitiveness. 


    • Interested in more European collaborative R&D opportunities? We invite you to browse through the following factsheets



         COST  -  European Cooperation in Science and Technology

         AAL  -  Active and Assisted Living Programme

         IMI - Innovative Medicines Initiative

         ECSEL -Electronic Components & Systems for European Leadership

         Clean Sky

         FCH - Fuel Cells and Hydrogen

         BBI - Bio-based Industries

         SESAR - Single European Sky

         Shift to Rail

         EEN - Enterprise Europe Network