Mission, Who should attend?
Innovation is the key for continuing successful business. 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, Technology Fund and 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 attractive afternoon event now the fifth time for SMEs, start-ups and people with an entrepreneurial spirit as well as stakeholders in this field. It will be a unique overview on different international and national funding opportunities including practical examples of successful applicants. It also provides a structured approach to get into contact with supporting organisations and speakers from industry.
Welcome by the organizers Ralf Dümpelmann and Susanne Daniel
Euresearch support in Horizon 2020, Collaborative Projects for companies
Susanne Daniel, Company Advisor, Euresearch Basel
Bottom–up funding – The SME Instrument and the European Innovation Council in Horizon 2020
Stefan Fischer, National Contact Point SMEs, Euresearch Bern
Bottom-up funding for SMEs through Eurostars
Andreas Gut, Head International Programmes, Innosuisse, Bern
Grant Writing – How can consultants support? Snap shots of consulting firms
Break – Networking
Introduction to Innosuisse instruments for SMEs
Barbara Pfluger, Scientific Officer, Innosuisse, Bern
Technology Fund – Loan guarantees for innovative cleantech companies
Simone Riedel Riley, General Manager Technology Fund, Emerald Technology Ventures AG Zürich
Presentation of project winners followed by a panel discussion with all speakers: How do Swiss companies benefit from project participations?
Moderation: Ralf Dümpelmann, Susanne Daniel
Michele Fiscella, Maxwell Biosystems (Horizon 2020 MSCA, SME Instrument
Urs Matter, Nanosurf (Technology Fund)
Stefan Imseng, Aukera, University of Basel (Innosuisse project)
Networking and apéro
For questions please contact:
+41 61 207 1852
This event targets primarily Swiss SMEs
This workshop is free of charge but registration is compulsory.