sme instrument topics and cut-off dates (2017)

The global available budget in 2017 is € 385,91 million

Budget allocated for each topic:

  • Open Disruptive Innovation Scheme (€66M)
  • Nanotech or advanced manufacturing and processing technologies (€35,32M)
  • Dedicated support to biotechnology SMEs closing the gap from lab to market (€7,5M)
  • Engaging SMEs in space research and development (€11,6M)
  • Supporting innovative SMEs in the healthcare biotechnology sector (€45M)
  • e-Health: ICT solutions for Health, Well-Being and Ageing Well (€12,5M)
  • Agriculture, forestry, agri-food and bio-based sectors (€32,19M)
  • Blue growth innovative solutions (€10M)
  • Low carbon and efficient energy system (€50M)
  • Small business innovation research for Transport and Smart Cities Mobility (€61,23m)
  • Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials (€27,5M)
  • New business models for inclusive/innovative/reflective societies (€11,4M)
  • Engaging SMEs in security research and development (€14,67M)

Click on each SME Instrument topic below to analyse its general requirements, specific challenges, scope and expected impacts.

Download here the Horizon 2020’s ‘Innovation in SMEs’ Work Programme 2016-2017.

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