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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 Audience

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