Annotated proposal template SME Instrument Phase 1 and Phase 2

The ‘Annotated proposal template SME Instrument ‘ is a guide created in order to assist innovative companies in applying to the EIC SME Instrument 2018-2020 call of Horizon 2020.

Its aim is to help companies better understand the requirements of the template and write better applications.

The authors of this guide are Horizon 2020 NCPs dealing daily with SME Instrument applications. Their recommendations also include feedback received from evaluators of SME Instrument proposals employed by the European Commission. The NCPs interacted with, trained and provided advice to thousands of companies that wanted to introduce their innovative product or service to market by using SME Instrument funding.

The guide should be useful for anyone who wants to submit an EIC SME Instrument related proposal.

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How to get the most of your participation to NCPs CaRE brokerage event?

On 14.09.2016, NCPs CaRE organizes a brokerage event to help SC5 applicants find partners and initiate consortium building.

The brokerage will be held in Brussels and is organized in the framework of EC Info Day on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 “Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials”, Info Day organized by EASME – Executive Agency for SMEs.

Brokerage events can be a great opportunity to meet new contacts with new expertise from new countries. Even so you have already a large network of contacts, being receptive to new talents and expertise is definitely a plus to keep your network growing. Saying that, how to make the most out of a brokerage event?

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