Category Archives: Experts

LIST OF SMEi COACHES PUBLISHED

The SME Instrument is not only about funding innovation in small businesses – it also offers intensive coaching to increase the chances of companies to survive on the market and grow. Coaching under the SME Instrument intends to develop organisational … Continue reading

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NEW HIGH-LEVEL GROUP TO GIVE SCIENTIFIC ADVICE TO EC

The European Commission’s new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) has just entered into force with the announcement of the seven leading scientists who will form the first High Level Group of scientific advisors. Together with a six million euro grant to … Continue reading

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TIPS FROM SME INSTRUMENT EVALUATORS

Enterprise Europe Network Scotland has just released 4 video interviews of evaluators of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument providing useful hints for preparing a successful application. Get some insider tips from what Judith, Gerhard, Fabrizio and Jordi say by watching … Continue reading

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RECRUITING COACHES FOR H2020 SME INSTRUMENT

As we informed you last year, TII is a partner in the CoachCom2020 initiative which is helping to put in place a coaching framework and community to support the implementation of innovation projects which are funded under the Horizon 2020 … Continue reading

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ISPIM LAUNCHES ITS GRAND PRIZE 2015

The ISPIM Grand Prize 2015  is open to companies and not-for-profit organizations who have short case studies on initiatives that have significantly improved their innovation performance in any domain during the last three years.  Examples could include optimizing the management of technology … 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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EC SETS UP EASME

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has been set up by the European Commission to manage on its behalf  several EU programmes. The new agency replaces the EACI (Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation) that managed the … Continue reading

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