17 December was the last cut-off date in 2014 for Horizon 2020’s SME Instrument. We received a total of 2,992 new proposals from 35 countries: 2,363 for phase 1 and 629 for phase 2.
Compared to the previous cut-off date the number of proposals received for phase 1 increased by 17,7% (1,944 in September) and for phase 2 by 8,4% (580 in October).
The topic generating the most proposals for both phases is still ICT / Open Disruptive Innovation – (30% of phase 1 proposals and 28% of phase 2 proposals).
Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom are again leading in terms of number of proposals submitted.
The applicants will be informed of the results of the evaluation in February for phase 1 and April for phase 2.
Number of proposals received by topic
|Topic||Phase 1||Phase 2|
|Blue growth (BG-12-2014-1)||29||12|
|(Urban critical infrastructures DRS-17-2014-1)||63||26|
|Green transport (IT-1-2014-1)||253||62|
|Diagnostics devices and biomarkers (PHC-12-2014-1)||195||91|
|Eco-innovation and sustainable raw material supply (SC5-20-2014-1)||244||68|
|Sustainable food production and processing (SFS-08-2014-1)||158||31|
|Low carbon energy systems (SIE-01-2014-1)||298||68|
Proposals received by country
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