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
|17:45–18:45||Networking and Cocktail, in Parallel Personalized Consulting/Idea Validation Sessions
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.
This info session addresses in priority Swiss SMEs.
This workshop is free of charge but registration is compulsory.