In addition to the SME Instrument grant, we offer the companies we fund business acceleration services that aim to support them on their growth path. The services include coaching, training, partnerships with corporates and matchmaking with investors.
The first ever matchmaking event we proposed to the companies we fund is a Venture Lounge specialised in life sciences and medical technologies on 18 October 2017 in Darmstadt. The event gathered investors, corporates, consultants and other small businesses from the life sciences and med tech sector.
Twelve SME Instrument-funded companies had the opportunity to present their business cases to the investors attending.