The Open and Disruptive Innovation (ODI) scheme aims to foster the development of fast-growing, innovative SMEs with promising, close-to market ideas bearing high disruptive potential in terms of products, services, models, and markets.

The ODI scheme focuses on ICT related disruptive innovation is implemented through the SME Instrument and its 3 dedicated phases namely, "Concept Feasibility", "Demonstration & Prototyping", "Support towards Commercialisation" of the prototyped Solution.

Applications can be submitted at any time but are evaluated between three to four times per year for 2014 - 2015. The next in line cut-off dates are:

  • for Phase 1 (Concept Feasibility) - 24 September 2014
  • for Phase 2 (Demonstration and Prototyping) - 09 October 2014.

To find out more about the SME Instrument and ODI scheme, visit the SME Instrument Frequently Asked Questions page.