Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Innovation in SMEs

189 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon2020 SME Instrument. Read more
Since its launch in October 2015, more than 3000 small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have received the Seal of Excellence, the EU's quality label marking first-class innovative ideas worthy of investment. Read more
Clothes and accessories made from marine waste, a portable hub that provides clear water, solar energy and Wi-Fi connectivity in developing countries, or a 3D hologram of the brain that meant a breakthrough for neuroscience. Read more
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and ProCredit Bank Ukraine today signed a loan guarantee deal that will offer small and medium-sized companies in Ukraine easier access to risk capital for the development of innovative ideas. Read more
The European Commission is awarding €32 million to bring innovative ideas to market quicker. The 15 benefiting projects, involving 70 partners in 19 countries, will receive around €2 million each under the fifth round of the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) scheme. Read more
The European Commission will invest a total of €90 million coming from new Horizon 2020 grants in 65 innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 18 countries. Read more
With a budget of €10 million, the "Society and Enterprise" panel of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships, will fund experienced researchers at post-doctoral level and beyond for 1 to 2 years outside academia. You can apply until 14 September 2016. Read more
The European Commission will invest a total of €86 million coming from new Horizon 2020 grants in 236 innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 31 countries. Read more

A more advanced computer model and measurement approach enable manufacturers to more accurately predict tyre performance on the road. Developed by an EU-funded project, the model and approach could aid in the design of higher-performing, safer and quieter tyres and boost the industry's competitiveness.

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From 26/09/2016 to 27/09/2016
Incheba conference centre, Bratislava, Slovakia
ICT Proposers' day 2106 is a networking event promoting European ICT Research & Innovation and focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17. Registration is now open for this event. Read more