Deadline for applications for SME Instrument phase 2 (first cut-off date) was 9 October 2014. Executive Agency for SMEs received 580 proposals.
Ranking by country is similar to phase 1 results – the biggest number of proposals came from Italy - 70, followed by Spain – 69 and United Kingdom with 61 proposals.
Of the applications received, 78% were submitted by a single company. In total 785 SMEs are participating in this cut-off.
Open Disruptive Innovation scheme attracted the biggest number of applicants, i.e. 191.
Results of the evaluation will be published in April 2015. Next deadline for phase 2 is on the 17th of December 2014.