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    SME Instrument: Discover New Funding Opportunities for Swiss Small and Medium Size Companies in Horizon 2020

    06-04-2017, 14:45–18:45 in Ecublens
    Event is fully booked

    This session will allow innovation-driven SMEs and start-up companies to receive detailed information on the functioning of the SME Instrument funding scheme, understand the specific eligibility criteria of this grant and discover useful tips for SME Instrument proposal writing.

    Supported by testimonials from companies that run SME Instrument projects and the participation of a consulting firm, this event will allow to interact with specialists and companies having gained experience with this tool. At the end of the session 1-on-1 free consulting sessions are available on request for companies with specific project ideas.


    14:45 Welcome of Participants and Distribution of Information Documents
    15:00 Introduction and Overview of Horizon 2020 Opportunities for SMEs and Start-ups
    Irina Sakharova Quitt, SME Advisor, Euresearch Regional Office Lausanne/Vaud
    15:15 Enterprise Europe Network : a Service Offering for Innovation-driven Businesses
    Inès Rossetti, Innovation & Technology Consultant, EEN Switzerland
    15:30 SME Instrument : a new Asset for Swiss SMEs and Participation Rules for Companies
    Emile Dupont, Member of the Management Board, Euresearch Head Office
    16:10 An SME Instrument Testimonial from an Innovative Company
    Rémi Thomas, CEO, In&Motion
    16:30 SME Instrument – Tips & Tricks for a Successfull Proposal
    Inspiralia - Spain
    17:15 SME Instrument Testimonials in Videos
    17:30 Q&A Session
    17:45–18:45 Networking and Cocktail, in Parallel Personalized Consulting/Idea Validation Sessions


    EPFL, Building BC, Room BC01
    Room BC01
    Chemin Alain Turing
    1015 Ecublens

    How to access the room BC01

    Directions by public transportation: MBC bus 701 and 705; TL bus 31
    Directions by car: on the motorway, follow direction "Lausanne-Sud", exit "EPFL"

    We recommend to use public transportation, parking available under Rolex Learning Center.


    Targeted Public

    This info session addresses in priority Swiss SMEs.


    This workshop is free of charge but registration is compulsory.

    06-04-2017, 14:45–18:45 in Ecublens
    Event is fully booked

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    Contact Information / Organiser

    Euresearch Lausanne/Vaud
    Tel.: +41 (0)21 693 37 23

    More information

    Starting at 17.45 Inspiralia will offer personalised consulting and idea validation sessions to a selection of companies that have concrete project ideas.
    Please contact Irina Sakharova to register for such sessions.

    Field of Interest

    • European Programmes
      • Horizon 2020 (The Framework Programme for Research & Innovation)
        • EEN (Enterprise Europe Network)
        • Industrial Sectors
          • Electronics, IT & Telecomms
            • Electronic circuits, components and equipment
              • Electronics, Microelectronics
                • Information Processing & Systems, Workflow
                  • IT and Telematics Applications
                    • Multimedia
                      • Telecommunications, Networking
                      • Industrial Manufacturing, Material & Transport
                        • Design and Modelling / Prototypes
                          • Industrial Manufacture
                            • Process control and logistics
                              • Plant Design and Maintenance
                                • Packaging / Handling
                                  • Construction Technology
                                    • Materials Technology
                                      • Transport Infrastructure
                                        • Transport and Shipping Technologies
                                          • Aerospace Technology
                                            • Traffic, mobility
                                            • Other Industrial Technologies
                                              • Other Industrial Technologies
                                                • Process Plant Engineering
                                                  • Apparatus Engineering
                                                    • Chemical Technology and Engineering
                                                      • Textiles Technology
                                                        • Footwear / Leather Technology
                                                          • Sound Engineering/Technology
                                                            • Mining Technologies
                                                              • Printing
                                                                • Household Goods & Appliances
                                                                • Energy
                                                                  • Energy storage and transport
                                                                    • Energy production, transmission and conversion
                                                                      • Fossil Energy Sources
                                                                        • Nuclear Fission / Nuclear Fusion
                                                                          • Renewable Sources of Energy
                                                                            • Rational use of energy
                                                                              • Other Energy Topics
                                                                                • Energy Efficiency
                                                                                  • Carbon capture and energy
                                                                                    • Biogas and anerobic digestion (AD)
                                                                                    • Physical & Exact Sciences
                                                                                      • Chemistry
                                                                                        • Meteorology / Climatology
                                                                                          • Physics
                                                                                            • Separation Technologies
                                                                                              • Micro- and Nanotechnology
                                                                                              • Biological Sciences
                                                                                                • Medicine, Human Health
                                                                                                  • Biology / Biotechnology
                                                                                                    • Genome Research
                                                                                                      • Micro- and Nanotechnology related to Biological sciences
                                                                                                        • E-Health
                                                                                                          • Industrial Biotechnology
                                                                                                          • Agriculture & Marine Resources
                                                                                                            • Agriculture
                                                                                                              • Sylviculture, Forestry, Forest technology
                                                                                                                • Resources of the Sea, Fisheries
                                                                                                                • Agrofood Industry
                                                                                                                  • Technologies for the food industry
                                                                                                                    • Food quality and safety
                                                                                                                      • Micro- and Nanotechnology related to agrofood
                                                                                                                      • Measurements & Standards
                                                                                                                        • Measurement Tools
                                                                                                                          • Amplifier, A/D Transducer
                                                                                                                            • Electronic measurement systems
                                                                                                                              • Recording Devices
                                                                                                                                • Reference Materials
                                                                                                                                  • Standards
                                                                                                                                  • Protecting Man & Environment
                                                                                                                                    • Safety
                                                                                                                                      • Environment
                                                                                                                                        • Waste Management
                                                                                                                                          • Water Management
                                                                                                                                          • Social & Economics Concerns
                                                                                                                                          • Scientific Disciplines
                                                                                                                                            • Humanities
                                                                                                                                              • Social Sciences
                                                                                                                                                • Economics
                                                                                                                                                  • Law
                                                                                                                                                    • Exact & Natural Sciences
                                                                                                                                                      • Life Sciences
                                                                                                                                                        • Medicine & Pharmaceutics
                                                                                                                                                          • Human Medicine
                                                                                                                                                            • Veterinary Medicine
                                                                                                                                                              • Pharmacy
                                                                                                                                                              • Public Health
                                                                                                                                                                • Health Systems
                                                                                                                                                                  • Health Care
                                                                                                                                                                  • Technical & Applied Sciences
                                                                                                                                                                    • Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                      • Industrial Technologies
                                                                                                                                                                        • Agriculture & Forestry
                                                                                                                                                                        • Interdisciplinary Sciences