Monthly Archives: June 2014

FIRST CALL UNDER H2020 SME INSTRUMENT EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS

The first call under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 SME Instrument closed on 18 June 2014, with a total of 2 666 proposals submitted. The open disruptive innovation scheme attracted most proposals (885), followed by low carbon energy systems (372), … Continue reading

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CALL FOR COACHES – H2020 SME INSTRUMENT

The European Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has published a call for expressions of interest for setting up a list of coaches for coaching activities in connection with the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. Coaches are remunerated EUR 450 … Continue reading

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SOUL-FI – START-UP ACCELERATOR ON THE STARTING BLOCKS

Startups Optimizing Urban Life with Future Internet (SOUL-FI for short) is one of 16 accelerator projects funded by the European Commission which will be awarding start-up funding through open calls to SMEs and web entrepreneurs who are developing innovative internet … Continue reading

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EU-BRAZIL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME FOR ENTREPRENEURS

CONNECT is an entrepreneurship programme financed by the European Commission and targeted at early-stage European entrepreneurs starting up a business with the potential to grow internationally. Selected entrepreneurs will embark on an exchange scheme in Brazil, where they will have … Continue reading

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AM I A EUROSTAR?

The EUREKA secretariat has just published a new brochure presenting the Eurostars-2 programme, ahead of the next Eurostars-2 submission deadline of 11 September. Mainly focused at potential Eurostars applicants, the AM I A EUROSTAR? brochure, explains in detail eligibility rules for Eurostars … Continue reading

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SECURE-R2I SUMMER SCHOOL IN TALLINN

This year’s TII summer school took place under the aegis of the EU-funded SECURE-R2I project, which attracted 26 participants from 9 countries. The majority of the participants originated from the project partner organisations based in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and … Continue reading

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DIGITAL INNOVATION PATHWAYS CONFERENCE

The “Digital Business Innovation Paths” Conference is being organised by the FutureEnterprise FP7 project with the support of the Digital Business Innovation (DBI) Community on 8 July in Brussels. It aims to stimulate a debate among researchers, companies, entrepreneurs and policy makers … Continue reading

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