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    Finance your Innovation – Non-dilutive funding and support for Start-ups and SMEs

    17-04-2018, 16:00–19:30 in Basel

    Mission, Who should attend? 

    Innovation is the key for continuing successful business. Often, innovation is created by collaborations with partners from other businesses, countries and institutions. To initiate innovation and collaborations non-dilutive funding opportunities for companies became increasingly important as a strategic source of financing and support (EU-funding in Horizon2020 with SME Instrument (part of the European Innovation Council pilot), Eurostars or support by InnoSuisse. In particular, the European research and innovation programmes provide top-down and bottom-up funding opportunities and are important tools to increase the effectiveness of developing new products. Pitches and of success stories of project winners will complete the picture. 

    BaselArea.Swiss and Euresearch Basel offer this afternoon event for SMEs, start-ups and people with an entrepreneurial spirit as well as stakeholders in this field and provide a unique overview on different funding opportunities. 



    • Welcome by the organizers Ralf Dümpelmann and Susanne Daniel
    • Horizon 2020 - Collaborative Projects for companies and how Euresearch can support

      Susanne Daniel, Company Advisor, Euresearch Basel 

    • Bottom–up funding – The SME Instrument and the European Innovation Council Pilot in Horizon 2020
      Stefan Fischer, National Contact Point SMEs, Euresearch Bern
    • Bottom-up funding for SMEs through Eurostars
      Friederike Rass, International Cooperation in Research and Innovation, SERI, Bern 
    • InnoSuisse – Dos and dont`s of how to submit an InnoSuisse project proposal
      Emanuela Keller, Member of InnoSuisse Innovation Council
    • How do Swiss companies benefit from a participation in an Horizon 2020, Eurostars or a KTI (InnoSuisse) project – Three winners will present their stories
      Horizon 2020 - Gilbert Anderer
      , AVA Biochem, Muttenz
      Eurostars - Jakob Weber, Bühlmann Laboratories, Schönenbuch
      KTI/InnoSuisse - Markus Wyss, Camag, Muttenz

    • Speakers from the three thematic groups Horizon 2020, Eurostars and InnoSuisse will be available for questions

    • Short feedback from group discussions

    • Apero and Networking


    Further Information and Registration:

    Für Fragen kontaktieren Sie bitte:
    Euresearch Basel
    +41 61 207 1852


    Parterre Rialto, Basel
    Birsigstrasse 45
    4054 Basel

    Targeted Audience

    This event targets primarily Swiss SMEs


    This workshop is free of charge but registration is compulsory.

    17-04-2018, 16:00–19:30 in Basel

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    Contact Information / Organiser

    Euresearch Basel / NWCH
    Tel.: +41 (0)61 207 18 52

    Tel.: +41 (0)61 295 50 20

    More information

    This event is organised together with BaselArea.Swiss

    Field of Interest

    • European Programmes
      • Horizon 2020 (The Framework Programme for Research & Innovation)
        • Competitive Industries
          • Innovation in SMEs
            • Leadership in Enabling & Industrial Technologies (LEIT)
            • Societal Challenges
              • Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing
                • Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, Marine and Maritime Research & the Bioeconomy
                  • Secure, Clean & Efficient Energy
                    • Smart, Green & Integrated Transport
                      • Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials
                    • Eurostars