17 June was the second cut-off date in 2015 for Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. EASME received in total 2,990 new proposals – 2,029 for Phase 1 and 961 for Phase 2.
ICT is still the most popular topic with 823 proposals submitted, followed by nanotechnology, health, energy and eco-innovation with more than 300 proposals for each.
The top 3 countries in terms of number of proposals submitted are Italy (570), Spain (467) and the United Kingdom (290) [statistics based on the nationality of the project's coordinator].
Since the beginning of this year a total of 5,173 proposals have been submitted – 3,598 for phase 1 and 1,575 for phase 2.
You will find below the detailed statistics for the June cut-off. Please note that these are preliminary data that could evolve. Eligibility checks have not been performed yet.